PocketLab 3D Printed Kits for Teaching NGSS

Submitted by PocketLab on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:32

PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print

The PocketLab team has put together four PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print for free at home or in your classroom. These kits have been specifically engineered to work with your PocketLab to collect interesting data while having a whole lot of fun. If you're a teacher, these kits are great tools to use alongside your PocketLab to help teach NGSS aligned activities.  

Using Scratch with PocketLab

Submitted by PocketLab on Tue, 12/05/2017 - 18:18

PocketLab let's you write Scratch programs that talk to the outside world. This guide will help you get started connecting your PocketLab to MIT Media Lab's Scratch software. With PocketLab and Scratch you can read real time sensor data in Scratch and write programs that interact with the outside world.

Follow these steps to get started with the PocketLab - Scratch integration: 

Keep the Fridge Door Closed--And we have the data to prove it!

Submitted by DaveBakker on Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:12

keep calm and close the fridge door

We've all hear this a million times from our parents (or said it a million times to our kids). Is it really that big of a deal?

It turns out that the data is pretty interesting, and it's pretty clear that even opening the door about once per hour wreaks havoc with the internal temperature and humidity.

How to share your PocketLab story

Submitted by PocketLab on Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:49

How are you using PocketLab to explore the world around you? Share your PocketLab Story today!
1) Email thepocketlab(at) a quick description of how you used your PocketLab. Be sure to attach any videos or pictures you want to include. We'll post it to the PocketLab Stories page for you. 

2) Click the "Add Content" link to the left, then click "PocketLab Story" to post the story yourself. You can attach images from your PocketLab experiment or embed a YouTube video using the tool bar at the top of the pos