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PocketLab on Windows 10

Submitted by PocketLab on Mon, 12/10/2018 - 22:24

Beta version of the PocketLab Web App available now

The PocketLab Web App is now available on Windows 10 devices as a beta version. The PocketLab Web App connects to PocketLab Voyager and Weather through a Chrome web browser. To connect your PocketLab Voyager or Weather follow the steps below. 

Explore Earth's Systems and Outer Space with your PocketLab

Submitted by PocketLab on Thu, 11/29/2018 - 18:12

Engaging NGSS Earth and Space Science Activities with PocketLab

Explore Earth's systems and discover other planets with these two NGSS aligned Earth and Space Science lab activities. These activities cover NGSS disciplinary core ideas ESS1.A - The Universe and its Stars and ESS1.B - Earth and the Solar System. 

Investigate the Changing Seasons

With a heat lamp, a globe, and a PocketLab, you're ready to understand the reasons for the seaons. Check out the lesson here. 

The CloudLab Model

Submitted by Rich on Sun, 11/25/2018 - 21:08

CloudLab Introduction

The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an understanding of the CloudLab model for performing experiments with PocketLab sensors.  Teachers can set up accounts and populate those accounts with their students.  CloudLab is an online foundation allowing students to perform, analyze, document and save PocketLab lab reports.  The figure below shows the basic hierarchical structure of CloudLab.

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.