LD Didactic: Worlddidac Award 2012


LD Didactic: Worlddidac Award 2012

  • Worlddidac Award 2012 for Sensor-CASSY 2 and CASSY Lab 2
  • Award for high degree of innovation and pedagogical value

Hürth, September 3rd 2012. On 31 August 2012, the international jury of the global trade association for companies providing products for education and training, „Worlddidac“, awarded the LEYBOLD interface for measurement data collection and evaluation CASSY Lab 2 with the coveted „Worlddidac Award.“ As part of the global trade fair for educational resources, „Worlddidac“, which takes place between 24 and 26 October 2012 in Basel, both products will be presented to the international audience.

The Sensor-CASSY 2 is the interface for recording measurement data for all educational levels - from secondary school to university. Due to its flexible design it can be used as a desktop device and with demonstration frames as well. It is compatible with all CASSY sensor boxes and sensors and thus offers nearly unlimited opportunities for determining relevant parameters in experimental physics, chemistry and biology as well as in technical education. The intuitively operable software CASSY Lab 2 records and visualizes the measurement data and provides various analysis functions.

The key assessment criterion of the jury was the pedagogical value together with the product‘s high level of innovation. Aesthetics, environmental compatibility and user friendliness were also taken into account. Product evaluation was carried out in two phases: The jury of teachers, consisting of active teachers of different school types and representatives of different subject areas, performed the pre-evaluation. The second test and final evaluation was carried out by independent experts from different fields under the direction of Dr. Peter Gloor, professor at MIT in Boston.

„We are pleased that the unique combination of a high metrological standard and intuitive operation has convinced the jury“, says Eric Blumenthal, Managing Director of LD DIDACTIC.

The LD DIDACTIC Education Group is a worldwide leading manufacturer of premium science and engineering equipment for academic education and vocational training. The LD DIDACTIC Education Group distributes its products and solutions under the brand names LEYBOLD and FEEDBACK.