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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

Isaac Newton Isaac Newton is well-known for the apple that hit his head and the discovery of gravity.  His three Laws of Motion, however, are among the most…
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…
Introduction Magnets, from the traditional alnico bar magnets to the modern neodymium magnets, have been of interest to most everyone for decades. The…

Middle School Science

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…
This lesson is motivated by a respiration study using a FLIR ONE™ thermal camera in conjunction with the Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus app. Using Voyager and…
Although there are a number of Web-based screen animations illustrating Kepler’s Law of Equal Areas, there are virtually no widespread physical demonstrations…

High School Physics

Collection of angular velocity and acceleration sensor data is prone to seemingly random “noisy” variations, even when the associated motion appears to be…
Sensor-based inquiry is a dominant force in today’s science education, with the calibration of sensors being essential for high-quality measurement.  Wikipedia…
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,…

News

The PocketLab One is tied to the end of a string through one of the loops on either end of the device and angular velocity and acceleration are measured as the…
Getting some quantitative data from a cart rolling down an incline. Here, PocketLab One is attached to a cart and connected via Bluetooth to the PocketLab app…
PocketLab One on a journey through Splash Mountain. Here it survives a couple drops while measuring acceleration. Video was recorded using the PocketLab Video…