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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

This 3D printed model demonstrates the physics of a simple pendulum that consists of a mass, m, hanging from an arm of length, L, and fixed at a pivot point, P…
Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…
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…

Middle School Science

Ozobot “Evo” (ozobot.com) is a tiny one-inch diameter robot that can be quickly programmed using a Google Blockly dialect known as OzoBlockly (ozoblockly.com…
There are over a dozen activities that you can do with your PocketLab Maker Kit! Below you will find instructions and links each activity, and you can find…
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…

High School Physics

In addition to being a fascinating toy, the ZéCar flywheel powered car can be utilized in physics curricula to study conservation of energy.  It is available…
In addition to being a fun toy, the “Slinky” is commonly used in physics classes to qualitatively investigate a variety of wave properties: longitudinal versus…
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…

News

We've all hear this a million times from our parents (or said it a million times to our kids). Is it really that big of a deal? It turns out that the data…
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…
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…