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Portable PocketLab Sensors Broaden Experimental Possibilities

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The PocketLab

Gather and analyze live data anywhere

Pros: Sensors are durable and lightweight, so students can be creative about how they design investigations.
Cons: PocketLab better exemplifies the nature of science when students design or modify existing labs instead of following them step by step.
Bottom Line:A science sensor that pairs with your mobile device to gather and analyze data is perfect for inquiry-based learning.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

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