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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

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…
Lissajous Introduction Lissajous patterns have fascinated physics students for decades.  They are commonly observed on oscilloscopes by applying simple…
Introduction to this Lab This is a quick and fun lab for makers!  In this lab, a pair of PocketLabs and Phyphox software are used to make a tracer.  As shown…

Middle School Science

People of all ages have enjoyed playing with toy race cars for many decades.  Anki OVERDRIVE is currently one of the most popular and technologically advanced…
Late in 2017 a handful of companies began selling LED flame lamps that do a great job of simulating an actual burning fire. The illumination is bright, has a…
The eye is one of the many marvels of the human body.  The colored iris of the eye, surrounding the pupil, acts as a diaphragm to keep the amount of light…

High School Physics

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…
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…

Scratch

Although there are a number of Web-based screen animations illustrating Kepler’s Law of Equal Areas, there are virtually no widespread physical demonstrations…

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…