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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…
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…
PocketLab University PocketLab University is an initiative to develop college-level labs that students can conduct at home, in their dorm room, or in any…

Middle School Science

Introduction In a previous lesson the "intelino® smart train" was introduced, and an activity on speed for 4th grade through middle school students was…
Introduction There is a new train out there - the “intelino® smart train, the classic toy train reinvented", according to the developer.  Designed for all…
It is almost instinctive when you first get the PocketLab Air to breathe directly on it just to see what happens. As seen below, of the PocketLab Air's seven…

High School Physics

Introduction Damping causes oscillatory systems to dissipate energy to their surroundings.  Frictional losses are quite common in mechanical systems and…
Introduction Damping causes oscillatory systems to dissipate energy to their surroundings.  Frictional losses are quite common in mechanical systems.  For…
Introduction Resonance can be defined in a number of ways.  The most common definition is that resonance occurs at the frequency at which forced oscillations…

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

  The Robinson Nature Center is an 18-acre, publicly-owned nature center that hosts 420 groups every year in Maryland in their 23,000 ft2 platinum LEED-…
 When it comes to climate change, there are many resources out there. However, most are designed for the public’s use worldwide and are often limited to one…
  As I was producing an experiment that modelled the PocketLab Air as a device to give early warnings of forest fires, there were already many burning…