BEAVERTON, Oregon — Including to its sturdy data-collection choices, Vernier Science Schooling has launched two new sensors for highschool and college-level environmental science. Each of the wi-fi sensors—the Go Direct ® Pyranometer and Go Direct ® PAR (Photosynthetically Lively Radiation) Sensor—join on to pupil units utilizing the award-winning Vernier Graphical Evaluation ® Professional app permitting college students to simply accumulate and analyze scientific information as they suppose critically and make real-world connections. 


“These sensors give educators new methods to review photo voltaic vitality and photosynthesis with their college students,” mentioned John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Science Schooling. “Whether or not investigating how vitality varies with clouds or the method of photosynthesis in aquatic and terrestrial environments, educators can have interaction their college students in significant, hands-on studying with actual world functions.”

The sturdy, weatherproof Go Direct Pyranometer permits college students to measure the facility of electromagnetic radiation. The sensor is delicate to close infrared, seen, and UV radiation, the place 90 % of photo voltaic vitality is concentrated. It notably reads in watts per sq. meter, which makes it superb for experiments with photo voltaic cells and people who calculate their effectivity.

The Go Direct PAR Sensor permits college students to precisely measure photosynthetic mild ranges in each air and water. It particularly studies the Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) from daylight and electrical mild sources and contains a waterproof sensor head, making it superb for quite a lot of agricultural science, biology, and environmental science functions, together with experiments investigating photosynthesis and first productiveness.


Like all Go Direct sensors, Go Direct Pyranometer and Go Direct PAR join on to college students’ cell units, Chromebook™, or pc utilizing the Vernier Graphical Evaluation Professional app. They can be utilized wired by way of USB or wirelessly by way of Bluetooth® wi-fi expertise, permitting educators to decide on the answer that matches finest for his or her classroom or laboratory.

With Graphical Evaluation Professional, college students can simply mark necessary occasions—reminiscent of dawn and sunsets—with only one click on to offer deeper context to information evaluation. Whether or not studying occurs remotely or in individual, college students can carry out reside experiments and share information in actual time as they analyze and graph information and expertise three-dimensional studying. 

Each sensors embody a chargeable battery offering always-ready operation when the sensor is getting used wirelessly, and they’re backed by Vernier product help and guarantee.

The Go Direct Pyranometer and Go Direct PAR be part of Vernier Science Schooling’s sturdy household of environmental science choices, together with the Go Direct Optical Dissolved Oxygen Probe, Go Direct Temperature Probe, Go Direct Vitality Sensor, and the KidWind line of renewable vitality merchandise. 

To be taught extra about Vernier Science Schooling’s full environmental science choices, go to

About Vernier Science Schooling

For greater than 40 years, Vernier Science Schooling has been dedicated to utilizing our expertise, data, and keenness to create one of the best and most dependable options for STEM training. Our complete options embody {hardware}, software program, content material, evaluation, skilled growth, and technical help. On the coronary heart of Vernier is our deep dedication to being an genuine and trusted accomplice to STEM educators. We’re devoted to partnering with educators and communities to construct a STEM-literate society the place college students develop as much as develop into educated residents who can remedy issues, absolutely contribute to their communities, and drive innovation. For extra data, go to

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