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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Find lessons, activities, and programming applications suitable for everyone from 4th grade Earth Science students to college-level engineering students.

Featured Activities

As we get PocketLab Air prepared for manufacturing, we are doing lots of sensor testing in the PocketLab offices. Here is data from Friday, November 30th…
Introduction What can you do with a PocketLab Mini HotRod, Voyager, five pieces of HotWheels track, and a half-dozen wood blocks about the size of Jenga…
Engaging NGSS Earth and Space Science Activities with PocketLab Explore Earth's systems and discover other planets with these two NGSS aligned Earth and Space…

Middle School Science

Heel Pressure Do you really know how to walk or run?  PocketLab's tactile pressure sensor provides for an opportunity for your students to investigate foot…
Introduction to Tactile Pressure Tactile pressure sensors are used for a wide variety applications including, but not limited to the following: The…
Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…

High School Physics

This might be an interesting  physics PocketLab study!  Good for the human body, or not so good?
What is hysteresis? Hysteresis can be defined as a lag time in the response of a system to forces placed on the system.  A common way used in physics classes…
This 3D printed model demonstrates the physics of a simple pendulum that consists of a mass, m, hanging from an arm of length, L, and fixed at a pivot point, P…

Scratch

What is a Theremin? A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any…
Let's create a game in Scratch that is controlled by a wireless controller using the PocketLab accelerometer. PocketLab can connect directly and wirelessly to…
This lesson will show you programming in Scratch with external sensors. We can read sensor data directly into Scratch and use it to write programs that make…

News

CloudLab Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an understanding of the CloudLab model for performing experiments with…
3D Print a PocketLab Mini HotRod The PocketLab Mini HotRod is the perfect accessory for your PocketLab Voyager. It's fun. It's small. And it's jam-packed with…
Listen (literally) to your PocketLab graphs with audio feedback   There are two ways to hear the data collected by PocketLab graphs with audio feedback. …