Gather & Analyze Scietific Data on PCs

Champ II Interface System links either IBM-compatible or Macintosh computers directly to experiments in chemistry, biology and physics. Involve Students in Real-Time Analysis Students can, for example, compare the effectiveness of different antacids, monitor the change in heartbeat during strenuous exercise or compare the effects of different insulators. The included Data Acquisition and Analysis software is fully interactive and open-ended to encourage active learning. Students can gather data as quickly as 20,000 samples per second or a collection spanning several days. A wide range of sensors and experiments are sold separately. The package, manufactured by Merlan Scientific in Ontario, B.C., comes complete with an interface module, Data Acquisition and Analysis software, owner's and experiments manual, and all cables. Carolina Biological Supply Co., Burlington, NC, (910) 538-6379. WM

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.