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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

Background Information about Ozone Ozone (O3) in our atmosphere is both good and bad. There is a helpful saying to remember is, “Ozone: good up high, bad…
Background Information Carbon dioxide circulates naturally in Earth’s atmosphere as part of the carbon cycle (the process in which carbon dioxide is exchanged…
Background Information on Particulate Matter Particulate matter consists of small particles suspended in the atmosphere. Dust, pollen, sea salt, soil…

Middle School Science

Competing Pendulums The two pendulums shown in Figure 1 were printed on a 3D printer.  The .STL file is included with this lesson so you can print them with…
Introduction In a well-known 1938 book entitled "Demonstration Experiments in Physics", editor Richard Sutton describes a device that produces simple harmonic…
Background Information about Ozone Ozone (O3) in our atmosphere is both good and bad. There is a helpful saying to remember is, “Ozone: good up high, bad…

High School Physics

Introduction "The brakes on my car have failed and I can fix either the front or rear brakes.  Which set of brakes should I fix if I am concerned with…
The PocketLab Voyager Swing The PocketLab Voyager swing, 3D printable from the accompanying .STL file, offers your physics students a way to study a plethora…
Competing Pendulums The two pendulums shown in Figure 1 were printed on a 3D printer.  The .STL file is included with this lesson so you can print them with…

Scratch

Carnival Games Most everyone enjoys a carnival!  Some like the food--from cotton candy, to funnel cakes, to ice cream.  Others enjoy rides such as the…
A Tactile Sensor ON/OFF ScratchX Switch This lesson provides an example of how to ScratchX program PocketLab Voyager's tactile sensor as an ON/OFF switch.  If…
Introduction A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any contact by…

News

PocketLab Voyager and PocketLab One are great tools for investigating simple harmonic motion. Check out just a few of the many examples below.  PocketLab…
Using barometric pressure to teach about particle motion and states of matter In a few simple experiments, temperature can be related to the the kinetic…
Fourth grade students, high schoolers, and even the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education were putting on their engineering hats to investigate highway safety…