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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

Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…
RC Car Fun!!! Here is a fun summertime activity!  Race an RC car with PocketLab Voyager. Challenge your friends to see who can negotiate a series of cones in…
What causes the seasons on Earth?  Weather is always changing. Humans have been dividing up the year based on these changes in weather for thousands of years…

High School Physics

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 to Relative Velocity Airplanes can experience head winds or tail winds that affect their flight time.  Similarly, motorboats on a river…
Lissajous Introduction Lissajous patterns have fascinated physics students for decades.  They are commonly observed on oscilloscopes by applying simple…

Scratch

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…
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…
Download the Scratch .sbx file for a Space Blaster game you can play with Scratch and PocketLab. Works with PocketLab One and Voyager.  Instructions to run…

News

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…
What is PocketLab Air? PocketLab Air is an all-in-one science lab for investigating climate change and air pollution in your environment. With PocketLab Air…
Use the PocketLab Light Sensor in your Classroom Our community site is full of interesting and creative ways to use the PocketLab Voyager or PocketLab Weather…