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Science for Everyone

Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

The PocketLab Community includes thousands of educators and students worldwide exploring science and engineering together.

Find lessons, activities, and programming applications suitable for everyone from 4th grade Earth Science students to college-level engineering students.

 

Featured Activities

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…
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…
What is hysteresis? Hysteresis can be defined as a lag time in the response of a system to forces placed on the system.  A common way used in physics classes…

Middle School Science

A common experiment for studying the reflectivity of different colored surfaces makes use of colored construction paper, aluminum foil, a light source, and a…
Ozobot “Evo” (ozobot.com) is a tiny one-inch diameter robot that can be quickly programmed using a Google Blockly dialect known as OzoBlockly (ozoblockly.com…
There are over a dozen activities that you can do with your PocketLab Maker Kit! Below you will find instructions and links each activity, and you can find…

High School Physics

Collection of angular velocity and acceleration sensor data is prone to seemingly random “noisy” variations, even when the associated motion appears to be…
Sensor-based inquiry is a dominant force in today’s science education, with the calibration of sensors being essential for high-quality measurement.  Wikipedia…
The maker revolution has grown by leaps and bounds during the past four years. With dozens of robotic toys for learning and discovery now in the marketplace,…

News

We've all hear this a million times from our parents (or said it a million times to our kids). Is it really that big of a deal? It turns out that the data…
How are you using PocketLab to explore the world around you? Share your PocketLab Story today! 1) Email thepocketlab(at)gmail.com a quick description of how…
The PocketLab One is tied to the end of a string through one of the loops on either end of the device and angular velocity and acceleration are measured as the…