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Can I run Tracker on a Chromebook? - Jun 3 at 5:30AM
Wendy McRae
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Hi!

I teach IB physics at an international school. My school has just told me that our 1-1 laptop programme is switching from Windows laptops to Chromebooks at the start of the next school year.

I am trying to find a video analysis solution for my students to use in lab projects -- is there any way to run Tracker on a Chromebook? I don't see anything about Chromebooks on the website but thought I would double-check.

I'd also love to hear any suggestions or tips about cool things that can be done with Chromebooks for physics teaching.

Thanks in advance for any advice or suggestions.
Wendy McRae


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Re: Can I run Tracker on a Chromebook? - Jun 28 2:52PM
Leah Luchsinger
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Tracker does not work on chromebooks.  I have been looking for something comparable for over a year.  If anyone else has found something please let us know.



Re: Re: Can I run Tracker on a Chromebook? - Jul 15 12:39PM
Jonathan Harrington
1 Posts

Bump.

This software is great. I have done some photogrammetry research before teaching and would really like to use this tool in my classroom. A colleague told me that there is a cheap software from Vernier for iPhones which you could check out until the chromebook conundrum is solved.

I don't have a chromebook handy, but I believe it could be run by using Crouton and virtual booting linux. YMMV!



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