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Transitioning to the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator in High School Science

Designed for educators currently using the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators, this workshop explores how to use the TI-84-Plus CE graphing calculator to engage students in inquiry and exploration across a high school science curriculum.

Learn how to effectively use color to help students distinguish relationships and make stronger connections between concepts in biology, chemistry and physics. Collect and analyze data with hands-on explorations that use data-collection sensors and the Vernier EasyData™ app. Use on-screen background images to make real-world connections, and learn effective strategies for integrating TI Connect™ CE software and TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software into your classroom.


This workshop is available in one- and two-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. The two-day workshop offers a more extensive exploration of topics.

  • Overview of TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, including building and interpreting graphs.
  • Exploration of data-collection and analysis capabilities using the Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor and Vernier EasyData™ app.
  • Overview of TI Connect™ CE software.
  • Data collection and analysis with the Calculator-Based Ranger 2™ (CBR 2™) motion sensor, Vernier Gas Pressure Sensor and Vernier EasyData™ app.
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ needs.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on appropriate use of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator and supporting computer software, with an emphasis on data collection and analysis across a high school science curriculum.

Subject Topics
The Human Body, Ecology
Gases, Liquids, & Solids
Forces & Motion
Newton’s Law of Cooling
Skills of Science
Building & Interpreting Graphs, Graphical Analysis, Unit Conversions

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Workshop Pricing

The costs of standard workshops without TI technology are:

1-day $1,990
2-day $3,980

For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.