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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

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 create a game in Scratch that is controlled by a wireless controller using the PocketLab accelerometer. PocketLab can connect directly and wirelessly to…
What Internet of Things projects are Stanford students developing? Stanford ME220 "Introduction to Sensors" is an introduction to the variety of sensors that…

Middle School Science

Can you devise an experiment to see whether increased CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere contributes to warming? We found a teacher who tweeted exactly…
Virtually every student of physics has done an experiment to verify the inverse square law of light—light intensity is inversely proportional to the square of…
Over the past twenty years, scientists have discovered hundreds of what are known as exoplanets—planets that orbit stars outside of our own solar system.  …

High School Physics

With the current growth in interest in flywheels, stemming from concern for the environmental impact of fossil fuel use, flywheels provide a convenient way for…
Carts constructed with the LEGO® Simple & Powered Machines Set are great for studying motion kinematics, as the resultant motion is fairly smooth,…
A pendulum is held vertically and is  then released, impacting a cart that is initially at rest.  This experiment provides students with a lesson for comparing…

News

PocketLab Voyager is in the middle of a coil of wire. The rest of the wire is also wrapped in a coil, and a magnet is used to induce a current through the coil…
Took PocketLab to Great America in San Jose for some rollercoaster data collecting. The Acceleration and Altitude data are for the roller coaster shown in the…
How are you using PocketLab to explore the world around you? Share your PocketLab Story today! 1) Email thepocketlab(at)gmail.com a quick description of how…