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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

    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

The PocketLab Voyager Swing The PocketLab Voyager swing, 3D printable from the accompanying .STL file, offers your physics students a way to study a plethora…
Competing Pendulums The two pendulums shown in Figure 1 were printed on a 3D printer.  The .STL file is included with this lesson so you can print them with…
Introduction In a well-known 1938 book entitled "Demonstration Experiments in Physics", editor Richard Sutton describes a device that produces simple harmonic…

Scratch

Although there are a number of Web-based screen animations illustrating Kepler’s Law of Equal Areas, there are virtually no widespread physical demonstrations…

News

PocketLab Voyager Total Lunar Eclipse Light Intensity Data I was fortunate enough to have a perfectly clear sky in DeKalb, Illinois to capture light intensity…
Beta version of the PocketLab Web App available now The PocketLab Web App is now available on Windows 10 devices as a beta version. The PocketLab Web App…
As we get PocketLab Air prepared for manufacturing, we are doing lots of sensor testing in the PocketLab offices. Here is data from Friday, November 30th…