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Featured Activities

Introduction to the Physical Pendulum Mount any rigid body such that it can swing in a vertical plane about an axis passing through the body.  You have…
Introduction to Moment of Inertia There are numerous analogies when comparing linear and rotational motion.  At the heart of these comparisons lie the…
Introduction to the Moment of Inertia Challenge We are going to assume that you have studied the concepts of moment of inertia and physical pendulums in your…

Middle School Science

Egg Drop Experiment with Data We can take an egg drop further by adding sensor data collection. Normally an egg drop is a “pass or fail” activity, and…
Introduction Would you like to engage your entire science class as a group in a challenge?  If so, then the "Speed of Mini HotRod: Long Track Challenge" may…
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…

High School Physics

Introduction to Hysteresis Hysteresis can be defined as a lag time in the response of a system to forces placed on the system.  The response of the system…
Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia Lab Setup Figure 1 shows a ramp and three distinctly different objects that you will release from rest at the top. …
Introduction Various forms of the sport now known as croquet have been around for centuries.  Plastic or wooden balls are struck with a mallet through hoops,…

Scratch

The eye is one of the many marvels of the human body.  The colored iris of the eye, surrounding the pupil, acts as a diaphragm to keep the amount of light…
Here is a fun Holiday project that that will challenge your students’ skills in both the physics of a gyroscope and Scratch computer programming. With…
This lesson is motivated by a respiration study using a FLIR ONE™ thermal camera in conjunction with the Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus app. Using Voyager and…

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Engaging NGSS Earth and Space Science Activities with PocketLab Explore Earth's systems and discover other planets with these two NGSS aligned Earth and Space…
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…