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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

Rolling Resistance Introduction Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.  There are many examples of…
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…
Introduction to Crash Cushioning In addition to automobile features that promote road safety, there has been and continues to be a great deal of work on…

Middle School Science

A PocketLab Voyager Hand Dynamometer Hand and finger strength is vital in many aspects of life--from sports such as rock climbing to jobs including airline…
Heel Pressure Do you really know how to walk or run?  PocketLab's tactile pressure sensor provides for an opportunity for your students to investigate foot…
Introduction to Tactile Pressure Tactile pressure sensors are used for a wide variety applications including, but not limited to the following: The…

High School Physics

Rolling Resistance Introduction Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.  There are many examples of…
Introduction to Crash Cushioning In addition to automobile features that promote road safety, there has been and continues to be a great deal of work on…
Terminal Velocity Introduction The effect of mass on the terminal velocity of an object falling in air is commonly done using basket coffee filters.  But how…

Scratch

What is a Theremin? A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any…
Let's create a game in Scratch that is controlled by a wireless controller using the PocketLab accelerometer. PocketLab can connect directly and wirelessly to…
This lesson will show you programming in Scratch with external sensors. We can read sensor data directly into Scratch and use it to write programs that make…

News

CloudLab Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an understanding of the CloudLab model for performing experiments with…
3D Print a PocketLab Mini HotRod The PocketLab Mini HotRod is the perfect accessory for your PocketLab Voyager. It's fun. It's small. And it's jam-packed with…
Listen (literally) to your PocketLab graphs with audio feedback   There are two ways to hear the data collected by PocketLab graphs with audio feedback. …