Bluetooth Sensors

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Written by Peter Bohacek, Max Thorson, and Linda Detwiler

Introduction to Collecting Data with a Bluetooth Sensors

Coming summer of 2021, you and your students can collect data directly into Pivot Interactives using Bluetooth sensors
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Written by Peter Bohacek
Updated over a week ago

Connecting Multiple Bluetooth Sensors

You can connect multiple sensors to the same data table at the same time.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

What Vernier Go Direct sensors currently work with Pivot Interactives?

See an updated list of the tested sensors.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Tip: Running Multiple Trials with Sensors

Currently, each "trial" of the sensor will need its own table. If you run a new capture of the data, it will overwrite the original data.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Tip: How can I make a "class set" of sensor data with only one sensor?

I want to share sensor data with my students.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
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Connecting Bluetooth Devices to Pivot Interactives

Students and instructors can stream data from certain Bluetooth devices into Pivot Interactives data tables.
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Written by Max Thorson
Updated over a week ago

FAQ: What is the resolution and/or accuracy of my sensor?

I know Pivot Interactives reports the sensor reading to 10 or more decimal places. But, is that accurate?
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

FAQ: Can I use sensor data in calculations?

Absolutely! Sensor data is just like any data you type in.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

FAQ: My sensor won't connect to my Chromebook.

Chromebooks can have a few different reasons why Bluetooth sensors won't connect. Most will require admin access to repair.
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago

FAQ: I got a red bar while working with the Bluetooth Sensor. What does it mean?

What are some known error codes?
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Written by Linda Detwiler
Updated over a week ago