Basic Science

Basic Science - Bundle BSS001

Covers 40 Experiments

  1. Motion
  2. Velocity
  3. Measuring the free fall acceleration
  4. Resistors in series and in parallel
  5. Endothermic and exothermic reactions
  6. Acid-base titration
  7. Regulation of human body: loss of heat through sweat
  8. Production: heat loss measured at fingertips
  9. Effect of exercise: temperature and heart rate
  10. Greenhouse effect
  11. Effect of sunlight on temperature of pavem

Typical Experiments

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  • Current ±2.5 A

    Current ±2.5 A

    DT005

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    • Chemistry
    • Physics
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    Current ±2.5 A

    Current ±2.5 A

    DT005

    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • EcoLogXL

      Description

      The Current Sensor is an ampere meter, measuring current values between -2.5 and 2.5 amperes. It is capable of measuring both direct and alternate current and includes two durable banana plugs for easy connection.

      Common usage

      The Current Sensor is used in various electricity experiments such as EMF and internal resistance, Ohm’s Law, or the study of current characteristics of a light bulb and a diode.

      Specifications

      • Range: ±2.5 A
      • Input Current: AC or DC
      • Accuracy: ±3 % over entire range
      • Resolution (12-bit): 1.25 mA
      • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
      • Input Resistance: 0.1 Ω
      • Maximum Input Current: 5 A
    • Distance

      Distance

      DT020-1

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      Distance

      Distance

      DT020-1

      • Biology
      • Physics

        Description

        This digital Distance Sensor measures the distance between the sensor and an object in the range of 0.2 to 10 m. The sensor is supplied with a mounting rod and can sample data at up to 50 times per second.

        Common usage

        Topics such as the harmonic motion of a spring and free fall acceleration can be explored using this Distance Sensor. It is used for various experiments in Physics and mechanics.

        Specifications

        • Range: 0.2 to 10 m
        • Accuracy: 2% over entire range
        • Resolution (12-bit): 2.44 mm
        • Sampling Rate: Up to 50 samples per second
        • Receiver Viewing Angle: ±15º to ±20º
        • Features: Reports position, velocity and acceleration
        • Data Logger Input Type: Digital
        • Recommended Sensor Usage:
        • Operate while the AC/DC adapter powers the data logger
      • Heart Rate – Pulse

        Heart Rate – Pulse

        DT155A

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        • Biology
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        Heart Rate – Pulse

        Heart Rate – Pulse

        DT155A

        • Biology
        • EcoLogXL

          Description

          The Heart Rate Sensor monitors the light level transmitted through the vascular tissue of the fingertip and the corresponding variations in light intensities that occur as the blood volume change in the tissue. It is so easy to use that even in large classes, every student will have an opportunity to use this sensor.  This sensor includes Fourier’s sensor case (DT155) and an ear clip (DT159).

          Common usage

          Typical experiments using the Heart Rate Sensor include comparing the heart rate of athletes and sedentary people, checking a person’s heart rate before and after brief vigorous aerobic activity and checking a person’s heart rate before and after caffeine consumption.

          Specifications

          Range for Nova5000:

          • Pulse: 0 – 200 bpm (beats per minute)
          • Waveform Resolution (12-bit): 1.25 mV
          • Pulse resolution: 1 bpm (beats per minute)
          • Max. Sampling Rate: 100 samples/sec
          • Data Logger Input Type: Digital

           

          Range for MultiLogPRO:

           

          • Waveform: 0 – 5 V
          • Pulse: 0 – 200 bpm (beats per minute)
        • Humidity

          Humidity

          DT014

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          • Biology
          • Chemistry
          • Environment
          • Physics
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          Humidity

          Humidity

          DT014

          • Biology
          • Chemistry
          • Environment
          • Physics

            Description

            This Humidity Sensor has a measuring range of 0-100% relative humidity and comes equipped with a zero offset calibration screw.

            Common usage

            Typical experiments performed using this sensor are body respiration properties, the exploration of biotic conditions outdoors, and the research of meteorological connections between humidity, temperature and light. The Humidity Sensor can be used for biological, environmental and meteorological measurements.

            Specifications

            • Range: 0 to 100 % RH*
            • Accuracy: ±5 % (10 to 90 % RH*)
            • Resolution (12-bit): 0.05 % RH*
            • Sensor Storage: Avoid exposure to sunlight

            * RH = Relative Humidity

          • pH

            pH

            DT016A

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            • Biology
            • Chemistry
            • Environment
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            pH

            pH

            DT016A

            • Biology
            • Chemistry
            • Environment
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              Description

              The pH sensor is capable of measuring the entire range of 0 - 14 pH and is used for various experiments in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science. This sensor can replace the traditional pH meter and in addition, it automatically collects the pH data and the pH changes during chemical reactions and displays these changes in a graph. The pH sensor (DT016A) consists of the Fourier Systems adaptor (DT017) and a pH electrode (DT018) and is equipped with an automatic temperature compensation system.

              Common usage

              The pH Sensor is used for various experiments in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science. Common experiments include: measuring the pH of bodies of water over long periods of time, diffusion of liquids, acidification of milk, or acid-base titration, and more.

               

              Specifications

              • Range: 0 to 14 pH
              • Accuracy: ±2 % over entire range, after temperature compensation
              • Resolution (12-bit): 0.004 pH
              • Temperature Compensation: Yes
              • Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 °C
              • Response Time for 95% of Reading: 10 seconds
              • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second

              Feature: Equipped with an offset calibration screw

              Sensor Storage: Store the pH electrode in its storage solution when not in use

               

            • Temperature -40 to 140 °C

              Temperature -40 to 140 °C

              DT029

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              • Biology
              • Chemistry
              • Environment
              • Physics
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              Temperature -40 to 140 °C

              Temperature -40 to 140 °C

              DT029

              • Biology
              • Chemistry
              • Environment
              • Physics

                Description

                Fourier’s stainless steel Temperature Sensor is both simple and durable.  It is covered with a protective isolating material, making it significantly stronger than a traditional glass thermometer.  The sensor connects directly to the data logger using a standard mini-din cable.

                Common usage

                With a range of -40 °C to 140 °C, it can be used for experiments in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth Science, and Environmental Science.  It is particularly well suited for conduction water and other chemical solution temperature measurements.

                 

                Specifications

                •Range for NOVA5000:

                • -40 to 140 °C
                • -40 to 284 °F
                • 233.15 to 413.15 K

                Range for MultiLogPRO:

                • -40 to 140 °C
                • -40 to 284 °F
                • Accuracy: ±2 % over entire range
                • Resolution (12-bit): 0.03 °C
                • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
                • Response Time (for 90% change in reading):
                • 20 seconds in liquid
                • 40 to 60 seconds in air
                • Sensing Element: Located inside the sensor’s tip

                 

              • Voltage ±25 V

                Voltage ±25 V

                DT001

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                • Chemistry
                • Physics
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                Voltage ±25 V

                Voltage ±25 V

                DT001

                • Chemistry
                • Physics
                • EcoLogXL

                   Description

                  This Voltage Sensor is a differential sensor, capable of measuring both direct and alternate current.   The sensor has two durable banana plugs for easy connection, as well as floating inputs, allowing one to connect any number of voltage sensors to a circuit without shortening them.

                  Common usage

                  The Voltage Sensor can be used in conducting experiments such as capacitor charging and discharging, studying of voltage characteristics of a light bulb and a diode, measuring magnetic induction, EMF and damped oscillations. 

                   

                  Specifications

                  • Range: ±25 V
                  • Input Voltage: AC or DC
                  • Accuracy: ±3 % over entire range
                  • Resolution (12-bit): 12.5 mV
                  • Maximum Sample Rate: 20,000 samples per second
                  • Input Resistance: 250 kΩ
                  • Maximum Input Voltage: 60 V

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