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Featured Activities

Climate change is at the forefront of environmental concerns and it often revolves around carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its effect on average…
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…
Forest fires are a common natural disaster within western North America and pose a serious risk to many communities both nearby due to direct danger of the…

Middle School Science

Light travels in waves, but unlike waves on the ocean, they are much too small for us to see with the naked eye. A polarizer is a light filter that only allows…
Introduction Don't discard your school's empty 3D filament reels.  There's a good chance that you and your students could come up with some interesting…
Introduction to Calibration Sensor-based inquiry is a dominant force in today’s science education, with the calibration of sensors being essential for high-…

High School Physics

Rolling Resistance Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.There are many examples of objects experiencing…
The Moment of Inertia Challenge Determinig the moment of inertia about the center of mass mathematically of an object with complex geometry is not an easy…
Introduction Empty 3D filament reels are great devices to use in the physics classroom.  There's a good chance that you and your students could come up 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

With so many people working from home, and limited travel and industrial activity, many regions are experiencing startling improvements in air quality.…
PocketLab Notebook Webinar: A digital notebook for online science labs //March 25, 2020 // 4:00 PM Pacific Time //      What is PocketLab Notebook? …
No doubt your school is accumulating some empty 3D filament reels!  Why not put them to use with PocketLab Voyager in your school's physics lab?  The table…