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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

Common Sense Education Gives PocketLab 5 Stars and Rates It a Top Pick For Learning What the reviews say about PocketLab: "Kids...can design investigations…
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…
Introduction to Tactile Pressure Tactile pressure sensors are used for a wide variety applications including, but not limited to the following: The…

Middle School Science

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…
A common experiment for studying the reflectivity of different colored surfaces makes use of colored construction paper, aluminum foil, a light source, and a…

High School Physics

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,…
This lesson is motivated by an article by Paul G. Hewitt entitled “Sailing into the Wind: A Vector Explanation”, appearing in the Summer 2017 edition of NSTA’s…

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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…
PocketLab--A science laboratory that fits in the palm of your hand! PocketLab is an all in one science laboratory that can go anywhere, and be used to explore…