Students collecting data in the field can rely on ImagiProbe, a sensor-based data acquisition system that enables students to conduct authentic scientific investigations. With ImagiProbe 3.1 software, students can collect data on any Palm-powered handheld or portable device, then export it to a variety of Palm-based applications. The ImagiProbe software allows teachers to install assignments directly into the application so that students have all the necessary information and forms with them when they do field research. ImagiWorks Inc., (650) 373-0300,

This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.