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Featured Activities

Introduction to the Ideal Gas Law The ideal gas law is commonly seen in the form PV = nRT, where P is the pressure, V is the volume, T is the absolute…
Brownian Motion Brownian motion can be defined as the random motion of particles in a liquid or gas caused by the bombardment from molecules in the containing…
Introduction to Rangefinders Rangefinders, sometimes called motion sensors or motion detectors are commonly used in probeware, camera autofocus, and robotics…

Middle School Science

Brownian Motion Brownian motion can be defined as the random motion of particles in a liquid or gas caused by the bombardment from molecules in the containing…
Introduction to the Ideal Gas Law The ideal gas law is commonly seen in the form PV = nRT, where P is the pressure, V is the volume, T is the absolute…
How does adding thermal energy effect the particle motion of a gas?  Thermal Energy Examples Matter makes up everything around us. The air we breathe, the…

High School Physics

Brownian Motion Brownian motion can be defined as the random motion of particles in a liquid or gas caused by the bombardment from molecules in the containing…
Introduction to the Ideal Gas Law The ideal gas law is commonly seen in the form PV = nRT, where P is the pressure, V is the volume, T is the absolute…
Introduction to the Moment of Inertia Challenge We are going to assume that you have studied the concepts of moment of inertia and physical pendulums in your…

Scratch

Carnival Games Most everyone enjoys a carnival!  Some like the food--from cotton candy, to funnel cakes, to ice cream.  Others enjoy rides such as the…
A Tactile Sensor ON/OFF ScratchX Switch This lesson provides an example of how to ScratchX program PocketLab Voyager's tactile sensor as an ON/OFF switch.  If…
Introduction A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any contact by…

News

Using barometric pressure to teach about particle motion and states of matter In a few simple experiments, temperature can be related to the the kinetic…
Fourth grade students, high schoolers, and even the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education were putting on their engineering hats to investigate highway safety…
PocketLab Voyager Total Lunar Eclipse Light Intensity Data I was fortunate enough to have a perfectly clear sky in DeKalb, Illinois to capture light intensity…