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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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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 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

Introduction Math students are typically introduced to the concept of slope in the 7th grade, learning that slope has to do with steepness.  By the 8th grade…
Climate change is at the forefront of environmental concerns and it often revolves around carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its effect on average…
Introduction to Pi There is probably no number that has received more interest since ancient times that the number pi, symbolized by the Greek letter π. …

High School Physics

The NGSS Seismic Basketball Challenge This NGSS seismic basketball challenge fits well in the study of motion for high school physics students.  Here is a…
Introduction The purpose of this lesson is to challenge your students to design an experiment for which data from PocketLab Voyager is used to determine the "…
Introduction Have you ever been told not to follow too close to the driver ahead of you?  To keep a safe distance?  To abide by the "3-second rule"?  To keep…

Scratch

Download the Scratch .sbx file for a Space Blaster game you can play with Scratch and PocketLab. Works with PocketLab One and Voyager.  Instructions to run…
This lesson makes it possible for your students to study radioactive decay and half-life concepts without the need to purchase expensive radiation monitors and…
We can create a way to make true random numbers in Scratch using the PocketLab Voyager's light sensor and a lava lamp. Sounds crazy? Not really, there is…

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-…
Download your free guide here When it comes to climate change, there are many resources out there. However, most are designed for the public’s use worldwide…
  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…