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03/12/2015

PASCO scientific Introduces the SPARK Element Portable Learning Device

PASCO Scientific, the world leader in solutions for hands on, inquiry based science learning in K12 and higher ed, today announces the SPARK Element, a handheld device optimized for science learning.

03/10/2015

2015 NSTA Conference

At the 2015 NSTA Conference, PASCO Scientific will help educators explore ways to engage students in hands-on science.

02/06/2015

2015 STEM Award Winners

The winners of the 2015 PASCO NSTA STEM Educator Awards have been named.

11/23/2014

BETT Award Finalists

PASCO's SPARKvue softare and new Wireless Spectrometer are in the running for 2015 BETT awards.

06/26/2014

PASCO® Releases New SPARKvue Science Learning Application: Real-Time Data-Sharing and Chromebook Compatibility Among the New Features

SPARKvue helps educators create science learning environments with real-time measurement, data visualization, collaboration, and analysis – anytime, anywhere.

09/26/2012

New Global Partnership Launches Today to “Make a Difference for 15 Million Students”

Millennium@EDU Focused on Providing at Least 1% of World’s Students a Modern Learning Environment

09/05/2012

PASCO releases SPARKvue® HD for the iPad

PASCO® scientific releases SPARKvue HD, a new app for iPad available now on the App Store. Designed from the ground up around a science learning framework, SPARKvue HD seamlessly integrates the modern technologies of sensor-based data collection into the teaching and learning experience.

08/21/2012

PASCO Calls for Applications for 2013 PASCO/NSTA STEM Educator Awards

PASCO will be honoring 5 educators with a $4,500 prize for innovative curriculum and activities focused on STEM learning.

07/25/2012

In appreciation of Sally Ride

A short note of remembrance from the people of PASCO

05/09/2012

PASCO and Laying the Foundation Partner Together to Improve Science Education

PASCO and Laying the Foundation, a teacher professional development program, have signed a partnership that will allow these two market-leading organizations to collaborate on creating new and innovative content and teacher training.

03/29/2012

PASCO and Sally Ride Science Key Concepts in Science Named 2012 CODiE Award Finalist

PASCO announced that its middle school science solution Key Concepts in Science, a joint development of PASCO and Sally Ride Science™, has been named a finalist for the Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 2012 CODiE Awards in education technology.

09/28/2011

PASCO partners with NSTA to Award STEM Education Grants

PASCO STEM Educator Awards will recognize innovative STEM educators at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

07/27/2011

PASCO’s SPARKscience Named ‘Potential Game Changer’ in Education

PASCO’s SPARKscience™ learning environment has landed a coveted spot on EdNET’s Best for 2011 list as one of the top five recipients in the Shining Stars category.

07/27/2010

PASCO scientific Wins Worlddidac Award for Excellence in Education

Worlddidac Foundation Honors SPARKvue Interactive Visualization and Analysis Software

05/27/2010

PASCO’s SPARKvue Science Learning Software Wins Two CODiE Awards

SPARKvue Takes Top Honors in Two Education Categories: Best Education Solution for Mobile or Hand-held Devices and Best Education Use of a Technology Device

04/26/2010

PASCO Enables Mobile Science Learning Environment for the Intel-powered convertible classmate PC

SPARKvue Science Learning Software Engages Students in Authentic Scientific Investigation

04/06/2010

PASCO Brings Science Education to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

SPARKvue Software Now Available for Download From the App Store

03/27/2010

Alabama Department of Education: Math, Science and Technology Initiative

Partners with PASCO scientific in Program to Develop 21st Century Science Skills

03/22/2010

One of the Largest School Districts in Oklahoma Adopts PASCO’s SPARK Science Learning System

Tulsa Public School District Brings State-of-the-Art Data Collection and Analysis Technology to Nine High Schools

03/18/2010

Sally Ride Science Partners with PASCO

Sally Ride Science Brings Popular Environmental Content To PASCO’s SPARKscience Learning Environment

03/18/2010

PASCO Lays Foundation for Global 21st Century Science Learning

SPARKscience Supports Authentic Scientific Investigation Across a Range of Technologies Used in Schools

03/18/2010

PASCO scientific Announces SPARKlabs from World Class Publishers and Other Educational Groups

PASCO scientific Announces SPARKlabs from World Class Publishers and Other Educational Groups

03/18/2010

Carolina Biological Supply and PASCO

Inquiry-Based Labs for SPARKscience Integrated Learning Environment Created

01/14/2010

SPARK Science Learning System From PASCO scientific

Named “Best New Product” of the Year by Leading Education Publication Tech & Learning

01/13/2010

PASCO To Translate Inquiry-based Science Learning Software Into 11 Languages

PASCO To Translate Inquiry-based Science Learning Software Into 11 Languages

01/13/2010

UK Joins Growing List of Countries Correlating
PASCO SPARKlabs to Their National Science Education Standards

08/18/2009

Engineering Students to Use State-of-the-Art Technology

PASCO Bridges Gap Between “Toothpick Construction” and Computer Simulation. New PASCO Structures System Brings Sensor Technology to Building and Testing Structures.

04/22/2009

End of School Year Finds Teachers Enrolling in Summer School

PASCO’s Summer Institute for Professional Development Helps Teachers Discover the Potential of 21st Century Science Education Technology

03/19/2009

PASCO Extends SPARK Science Learning System Platform to Windows

New Solutions Announced at National Science Teachers Association Conference

03/19/2009

PASCO Announces Web-Based Virtual Environment for Teaching and Learning

PASCO Online Academy for Science and Math Delivers 21st Century Content and Interactive Activities in 21st Century Environment

03/19/2009

PASCO and Sally Ride Science Announce Partnership

Leading Science Education Companies Intend to Bring Sally Ride Science Content to PASCO's SPARK Science Learning System

02/04/2009

PASCOs SPARK Science Learning System Redefines Concept of Easy-to-Use With Seamless Integration of Probeware, Inquiry-Based Content and Assessment

Discovery Learning Environment Raises the Bar for Mastery of Essential Scientific Concepts Linked to Achievement and Success in Knowledge-Based, Global Economy

02/04/2009

Educators Extol Benefits of PASCOs SPARK Science Learning System

Schools in Texas and West Virginia Among the First to Integrate New Discovery Learning Environment into Science Programs

01/15/2009

Republic of Kazakhstan Embraces PASCO’s Interactive, Hands-on Science Technology for Education

PASCO Participates in Kazakhstan’s Efforts to Infuse Schools with Innovative Technology and Build World-Class Education System

10/28/2008

Introducing PASCO’s EcoZone System

Designed to help students grasp the complex interactions of ecosystems, the new EcoZone System allows for qualitative modeling while also engaging accurate sensor-based measurement for true understanding.

08/01/2008

My World GIS and WeatherBug Schools Enable Students to Visually Explore Live Weather Information Within Geographic Environments

PASCO scientific® and WeatherBug®, a leading provider of live, local weather information, today announced a joint content integration agreement to combine live weather information from WeatherBug Schools’ national network of weather stations with My World GIS™, a powerful tool that enables students to visualize scientific data in a spatial context.

06/30/2008

New Speak Up Report Shows Hands-on Activities

PASCO scientific and Project Tomorrow today announced a new report on science education that is based upon the authentic, unfiltered views and ideas of over 367,000 K-12 students, teachers, parents and school administrators collected through the annual Speak Up online surveys.

06/30/2008

PASCO and SMART bring classroom management support to hands-on science learning

PASCO scientific and SMART Technologies announce an alliance designed to bring classroom management capabilities to hands-on science learning through an offering that combines PASCO’s DataStudio® software and SMART’s SynchronEyes™ classroom management software.

06/30/2008

PASCO to Showcase Science Solutions for Intel-powered Classmate PC

PASCO scientific today announced that it will optimize its 21st century science solutions for Intel-powered classmate PC—small, mobile computers developed by Intel specifically to enhance teaching and learning. The solutions will include PASCO’s widely used DataStudio® software for collecting, visualizing and analyzing data.

05/06/2008

PASCO Announces Summer Workshops to Prepare Teachers to Use PASCO’s Science Education Probeware in the Fall

03/27/2008

PASCO Announces Science-with-Technology Education Pioneer (STEP)

Program to Accelerate 21st Century Science Learning

03/24/2008

PASCO scientific Announces Revolutionary New Discovery-Based Science Learning Environment

The SPARK Science Learning System Fully Integrates 21st Century Technology and Inquiry-Based Content Making Authentic Science Experiences Accessible in Any Classroom

02/21/2008

PASCO scientific Announces Launch of PASCO Canada

Experienced Canadian team will offer full PASCO product line