New handheld science learning device helps students think and act like scientists with optimized science learning applications, digital content, and data collection tools

spark-scienceWhen students think and act like real scientists, instead of just reading about science, they improve their understanding and develop strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

To help students build those skills, PASCO Scientific introduced the newest addition to its line of hands-on, inquiry-based science tools: the SPARK Element.

PASCO debuted the handheld science learning device this week at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 2015 National Conference, which runs March 12–15 in Chicago.

Next page: Tools and features on the new mobile device

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