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Biology (11-18) Sensor Pack

Physics (14-18) Electricity & Heat Sensor Pack


A curriculum pack that includes sensors and eBook curriculum materials. Each pack has been carefully designed to offer maximum flexibility and subject coverage at an affordable price.

Warranty & Support

All our sensors are supplied with 5 years warranty and lifetime support.

Curriculum eBook Contents

With the included sensors the following experiments can be achieved, note that a suitable Data Logger is not included in the sensor pack.

L3 Electricity & Heat eBook

  • 01 The coffee problem, “Must phone off, the coffee is getting cold” 
  • 02 Cooling by evaporation 
  • 03 How does sweating keep you cool? 
  • 04 Cooling substances 
  • 05 Heat transfer 
  • 06 Radiate energy (Leslie’s cube) 
  • 07 Relationship between temperature and radiated energy 
  • 08 What type of surface absorbs radiant energy? 
  • 09 Why insulate houses? A hotter house for less greenhouse gas 
  • 11 Conduction and convection 
  • 13 Which is the best conductor of heat? 
  • 14 Which material is the best absorber of heat? 
  • 15 Residual heat 
  • 18 Equivalence of heat energy liberated to electrical energy dissipated 
  • 19 Stefan - Boltzmann law using a tungsten filament lamp 
  • 20 Calibration of a thermometer 
  • 21 Specific heat capacity 
  • 23 Using U values, how heat is lost 
  • 24a/b Angle of the sun and collected energy 
  • 24b Angle of the sun and collected energy - using an artificial sun 
  • 25 What changes the current in a circuit 
  • 26 Good and bad connectors 
  • 31 Electric current in circuits 
  • 34 Ohm’s Law 
  • 35 Electrical characteristics resistor, lamp diode and LED 
  • 36 Time constant for a capacitor 
  • 38 Energy stored in a capacitor 
  • 39 Startup current of a light bulb 
  • 41 Induction of a current in a conductor 
  • 42 Induction of a voltage in a coil 
  • 43 What happens when a magnet spins in a coil? 
  • 44 Efficiency of an electric motor/generator 
  • 45 Electricity from water power 
  • 47 Measuring the strength of an electromagnet 
  • 49 Alternating current is used to make an electromagnet 
  • 50 How does the magnetic field in a coil vary as the current varies? 
  • 51 The force acting on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field 
  • 53 Mapping the magnetic field of a bar magnet 
  • 54 Efficiency of a transformer 
  • 55 The d.c. characteristics of a diode 
  • 57 The input characteristic of a transistor 
  • 59 Reactance and phase in a capacitor 
  • 62 Resonance in a series LCR circuit 
Your Purchasing Options

For customers outside of the UK, please contact Data Harvest or an overseas distributor within your country.

Product

Specification

All Sensors Please see individual sensor pages for specifications
All eBooks Supplied in digital PDF format

What's in the box

2x Voltage Sensors - Differential 12V
1x Magnetic Field Sensor - 10mT
2x Temperature Sensors
3x Current Sensor - 100mA
1x Current Sensor - 1A
1x Current Sensor - 10A
1x L3 Electricity & Heat eBook