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Use the data collecting app Phyphox with external sensors like PocketLab

Submitted by PocketLab on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:06

Phyphox App Can Connect with PocketLab Voyager for Interesting New Experiments and Use Cases

The public phyphox beta for connecting Bluetooth Low Energy devices to their data logging app was released this month. A collection of ten experiments, designed by PocketLab superuser Dr. Richard Born, connects PocketLab Voyager with the phyphox app for a number of exciting new use cases, including connecting two Voyagers at once and displaying both data sets simultaneously. 

Eight science experiment in 90 seconds with PocketLab Voyager

Submitted by PocketLab on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 17:48

Quick Science Experiments in 90 Seconds

PocketLab is jam-packed with sensors for hundreds of science experiments. It's easy to set up and get started, which allows for quick explorations into questions you're curious about.

Check out this video as an example. We did eight different science experiments in 90 seconds. 

 

PocketLab 3D Printed Kits for Teaching NGSS

Submitted by PocketLab on Thu, 08/23/2018 - 04:00

PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print

The PocketLab team has put together four PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print for free at home or in your classroom. These kits have been specifically engineered to work with your PocketLab to collect interesting data while having a whole lot of fun. If you're a teacher, these kits are great tools to use alongside your PocketLab to help teach NGSS aligned activities.  

How to Load Two ScratchX Extensions: PocketLab and a Non-PocketLab ScratchX Extension

Submitted by PocketLab on Wed, 08/22/2018 - 22:15

PocketLab - ScratchX Integration - The Basics

To use the PocketLab - Scratch integration, PocketLab uses a ScratchX extension. This is simple enough and involves following a link and connecting your PocketLab in a Chrome browser. We recommend starting with this simple version of the PocketLab - ScratchX Integration. Read more about it here. 

Common Sense Education Rates PocketLab a "Top Pick for Learning"

Submitted by PocketLab on Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:02

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 that matter to them." 

"VelocityLab provides a new way of learning about motion." 

"Sensors are durable and lightweight, so students can be creative." 

"VelocityLab is a great way to turn play into science."

PocketLab on DonorsChoose.org

Submitted by DaveBakker on Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:01

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 to have Nasco as a reseller of PocketLab products, and Nasco is on the short list of qualified vendors for DonorsChoose.org.