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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 lesson will show you programming in Scratch with external sensors. We can read sensor data directly into Scratch and use it to write programs that make…
This project will get your physical science/physics students involved in a number of Next Generation Science Standards, particularly in the NGSS science and…
Gears date back many centuries and are extremely useful since they can change the direction imposed by a source of power, as well as torque and speed.  This…

Middle School Science

An oscillating cart with a PocketLab provides an interesting way to study Newton's Second Law of Motion as well as some principles of damped harmonic motion. …
Exploration When a figure skater spins he/she uses the positioning of his/her arms to control the speed of the spin/ angular velocity. The angular momentum of…
Exploration Angular velocity is the rate of rotation of an object along a specific axes. For example, the blades of a ceiling fan rotate around the fan’s…

High School Physics

This lesson combines LEGO®’s capability for building powered machines having gears with PocketLab Voyager’s ability to make detailed measurements of the…
Students study the Atwood machine to verify Newton’s Second Law of Motion.  In this machine, two hanging masses are tied to the end of a string that loops…
A novel activity that demonstrates one of the effects of a microgravity environment. In this exercise, the structure of a flame is filmed while simultaneously…

News

The PocketLab office buzzing with excitement. Boxes are stacked to the ceiling with our new PocketLab Voyager and Weather parts, probes and accessories, and…
We were proud to be invited to do a summer program for about 70 high school girls aspiring to be future engineers at Santa Clara University. The week long…
The School District of La Crosse, Wisconsin challenged their students to determine what attributes make the idea soccer player. Watch the video below to see…