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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

Magnetic Fields from Electric Currents One of the classes of problems dealing with magnetic fields concerns the production of a magnetic field by a current-…
A Physics Challenge In this lesson, AP and college students are challenged to derive equations for the periods of two fundamental modes of oscillation of a…
Lab Activity: Understanding Linear Motion - Match the Graph Activity Introduction In the PocketLab activity Modeling Linear Motion - Position, Velocity…

Middle School Science

Introduction: The law of conservation of energy states that the total energy of an isolated system remains the same. Over time, all energy is conserved.…
Engage your students in engineering practices and classic force and motion and energy concepts in a fun and unique way. With a PocketLab attached to a Hot…
Almost everyone enjoys watching the figure skating events in the Winter Olympic Games!  But only a select few worldwide with the required skills and God given…

High School Physics

In the study of collisions between two carts, it is desirable to collect position data for both carts.  This can be done with a pair of Voyagers, each…
It would be nice if one could connect two (or more!) Voyagers to the same device—say to an Android device or an iOS device running an app that could display…
  Let’s imagine two scenarios: 1.       Two identical vehicles, each of whose speedometers reads 50 mph, travel toward each other and experience a head-on…

Scratch

The maker revolution has grown by leaps and bounds during the past four years. With dozens of robotic toys for learning and discovery now in the marketplace,…
LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser light to…
The eye is one of the many marvels of the human body.  The colored iris of the eye, surrounding the pupil, acts as a diaphragm to keep the amount of light…

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PocketLab Science Fair Kit: Preventing Concussions and Head Injuries Science Fairs are starting soon! If you're looking for a cool project for a Middle School…
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…
What is PocketLab Air?  PocketLab Air is a wireless sensor for investigating climate change and air quality on your own and in collaboration with thousands…