Middle School Science Bundle

Middle School Science Bundle MS001N

Covers 22 Experiments in Fourier’s Middle School Experiment book, among them:

  • Acid rain
  • Motion
  • Boyle’s law
  • Exothermic & endothermic reactions
  • Force, mass & acceleration

Typical Experiments

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  • 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
    • Force

      Force

      DT272

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      • Physics
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      Force

      Force

      DT272

      • Physics

        Description

        The Force Sensor is a popular force dual range sensor, capable of measuring pushing and pulling forces.  It has two ranges: ±10 N or ±50 N. It can be easily mounted on a stand or dynamics cart, or used as a replacement for a hand-held spring scale. The sensor is supplied with mounting rod, collision bumper, hook and cart mounting bracket.

        Common usage

        This sensor can be used to study friction, simple harmonic motion, impact in collisions, or centripetal force. 

         

        Specifications

        • Range: - 10 N to +10 N
        • - 50 N to +50 N
        • Accuracy: ±2 % over entire range
        • Resolution (12-bit) for ±10 N:
        • Resolution (12-bit) for ±50 N: 0.005 N, 0.025 N
        • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second

        Feature: Equipped with a gain and offset calibration screw

         

      • Heart Rate – Pulse

        Heart Rate – Pulse

        DT155A

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        • Biology
        • EcoLogXL
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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

          • Magnetic Field

            Magnetic Field

            DT156

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            • Environment
            • Physics
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            Magnetic Field

            Magnetic Field

            DT156

            • Environment
            • Physics

              Description

              Fourier’s Magnetic Field Sensor is two sensors in one. Its low resolution range is used to explore the nature and strengths of the magnetic fields of solenoids and permanent magnets, while its high resolution range is used to explore the Earth’s magnetic field.

              Common usage

              This sensor can be used for a variety of interesting experiments such as measuring the earth’s magnetic field or studying the magnetic field near a permanent magnet, near a current–carrying wire or inside a solenoid.

              Specifications

              • Range: ±10 mT; ±0.2 mT
              • Accuracy: ±6 % over entire range
              • Resolution (12-bit):
              • For: ±10 mT: 5 μT
              • For: ±0.2 mT: 0.1 μT
              • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
              • Feature: Equipped with an offset calibration screw
            • pH

              pH

              DT016A

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              • Biology
              • Chemistry
              • Environment
              • EcoLogXL
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              pH

              pH

              DT016A

              • Biology
              • Chemistry
              • Environment
              • EcoLogXL

                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

                 

              • Photo Gate

                Photo Gate

                DT137A

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                • Biology
                • Environment
                • Physics
                • EcoLogXL
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                Photo Gate

                Photo Gate

                DT137A

                • Biology
                • Environment
                • Physics
                • EcoLogXL

                   Description

                  This general-purpose Photo Gate Sensor is commonly used to measure the time it takes for an object to pass between its arms. It is used for a wide variety of experiments in Physics and physical science classes.

                  Common usage

                  • Measuring acceleration due to gravity
                  • Studying the swing of a pendulum
                  • Measuring the speed of a rolling object
                  • Measuring the speed of objects undergoing collisions

                   

                  Specifications

                  • Range: 0 to 5 V
                  • Detector rise time: 180 ns
                  • Detector fall time: 180 ns
                  • Parallax error: For an object passing within 1 cm of the detector, with a velocity less than 10 m/s, the difference between the true and effective length is less than 1 mm Infrared source: Peak at 800 nm
                • Pressure  0 to 700 kPa

                  Pressure 0 to 700 kPa

                  DT015-1

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                  • Chemistry
                  • Environment
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                  Pressure  0 to 700 kPa

                  Pressure 0 to 700 kPa

                  DT015-1

                  • Biology
                  • Chemistry
                  • Environment
                  • Physics

                    Description

                    The Pressure Sensor (0-700 kPa) is an absolute gas pressure sensor. It measures applied external pressure relative to zero pressure reference sealed inside the sensor. The Pressure sensor’s range is 0-700 kPa (0-6.9 atm or 0–7,000 mbar). 

                    Included with this sensor are a plastic tube with a Luer Lock Connector, suitable for experiments in small containers as syringes and valves.

                    Common usage

                    The Pressure Sensor is commonly used in Biology and Chemistry experiments, such as demonstrating Boyle’s Law, Gay- Lussac’s Law or measuring the rate of a chemical reaction.

                    Specifications

                    • Range: 0 - 700 kPa
                    • Accuracy: ±3 % over entire range
                    • Resolution (12-bit): 0.18 kPa
                    • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
                    • Response Time (for 90% change in reading): 1 ms
                    • Operating Temperature: 0 to 85 °C

                    Features: Equipped with an offset calibration screw

                  • Sound Level

                    Sound Level

                    DT320

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                    • Biology
                    • Environment
                    • Physics
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                    Sound Level

                    Sound Level

                    DT320

                    • Biology
                    • Environment
                    • Physics

                      Description

                      The Sound Level Sensor measures sound in decibels (dB) within the range of 45 to 110 dB, and is ideal for measuring environmental noises and room acoustics.  This sensor includes a special voltage filter to screen out any noise that may come from the data logger’s voltage line.  There are three amplifying stages in this sensor and it automatically switches between stages, for maximum range and flexibility.

                      Common usage

                      Measuring sound level, investigating environmental noises and room acoustics, and studying sound isolation are just some of the common uses of the Sound Level Sensor.

                      Specifications

                      • Range: 45 to 110 dB
                      • Accuracy (at 23 °C ±5 °C): ±3 dB
                      • Resolution (12-bit): 0.05 dB
                      • Recommended Logging Rates: 10 or 25 samples per second
                      • Response Time: 20 ms
                      • Frequency: 31.5 to 8,000 Hz
                      • Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 °C (32 to 122 °F)
                      • Operating Humidity: Max. 90% RH (0 to 35 °C)
                    • Spirometer

                      Spirometer

                      DT037A

                      Qty 1

                      • Biology
                      • EcoLogXL
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                      Spirometer

                      Spirometer

                      DT037A

                      • Biology
                      • EcoLogXL

                        Description

                        The Spirometer is a breathing sensor which allows students to conduct experiments in physiology.  Based on air speed, the Spirometer calculates the airflow rate and lung capacity of the user breathing into the sensor. The results are shown in liters per minute. The Spirometer sensor consists of Fourier’s sensor case, a unique breath sensor tube and removable single-use plastic nozzle.

                        Common usage

                        Typical experiments with the Spirometer Breathing Sensor would include investigating the lung capacity of athletes versus non-athletes, comparing lung capacity of smokers versus non-smokers and other general respiratory experiments.

                        Specifications

                        • Range: ±315 L/min, ±5.25 L/sec
                        • Accuracy: ±8 % over entire range
                        • Resolution (12-bit): 0.16 L/min
                        • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
                      • 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

                           

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