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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

    As you’re reading this, your body is doing a great many things; all controlled by your autonomic nervous systems. One of these processes is you are…
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

    As you’re reading this, your body is doing a great many things; all controlled by your autonomic nervous systems. One of these processes is you are…
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…
The Momentum Pendulum The momentum pendulum is shown in Figure 1.  A frame (red) to hold the pendulum was printed on a 3D printer.  The STL file in included…

High School Physics

Introduction In a well-known 1938 book entitled "Demonstration Experiments in Physics", editor Richard Sutton describes a setup for producing periodic motion…
The Momentum Pendulum The momentum pendulum is shown in Figure 1.  A frame (red) to hold the pendulum was printed on a 3D printer.  The STL file in included…
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…

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

On this page, you'll find step-by-step instructions for using PocketLab Air, in-depth answers to many common PocketLab Air questions, and a 15-minute webinar-…
The Phyphox App You might ask "Under what circumstances would someone want to use the Phyphox app instead of the PocketLab app?" Phyphox is capable of…
We've turbocharged some of the most classic (boring?) physics experiments with the brand new PocketLab TurboTrack. It's a fast, fun, physics playground for…