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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

Quick Science Experiments in 90 Seconds PocketLab is jam-packed with sensors for hundreds of science experiments. It's easy to set up and get started, which…
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…
School is in Session! Take Full Advantage of your PocketLabs. Looking to do more hands-on science with PocketLab this year? Check out this guide to see how…

Middle School Science

Introduction:On a hot, sunny day, would you rather wear dark or light-colored clothes? Have you ever walked across dark pavement barefoot on a hot day? How did…
Introduction: Objective: The objective of today’s lab is to determine if water or sand heats up more quickly and “keeps” its heat longer. You will then use…
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.…

High School Physics

Introduction Magnets, from the traditional alnico bar magnets to the modern neodymium magnets, have been of interest to most everyone for decades. The…
Amusement parks provide an authentic opportunity to conduct real science and apply physics and math concepts in real-world situations.  While visiting an…
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…

Scratch

Here is a project that will challenge your students’ skill in interfacing PocketLab Voyager with Scratch Programming.  The challenge is to program the five…
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…

News

Can I get PocketLab on DonorsChoose.org? We hear this question often: Can I request PocketLab on DonorsChoose.org? The answer is a definite yes! We are proud…
What is PocketLab Air? PocketLab Air is an all-in-one science lab for investigating climate change and air pollution in your environment. With PocketLab Air…
Use the PocketLab Light Sensor in your Classroom Our community site is full of interesting and creative ways to use the PocketLab Voyager or PocketLab Weather…