Vernier Software & Technology's EasyTemp is a temperature sensor that plugs directly into the built-in USB port of a TI-84 Plus or TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator from Texas Instruments. An application called Vernier EasyData now comes pre-loaded on TI's newest graphing calculators, eliminating the need for an additional interface when collecting temperature readings: When you plug the EasyTemp sensor into the calculator, the EasyData program automatically launches, and you are ready to collect data. As students collect temperature readings with the EasyTemp probe, this information appears in a graph on the calculator in real time, allowing students to...

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