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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Find lessons, activities, and programming applications suitable for everyone from 4th grade Earth Science students to college-level engineering students.

 

Featured Activities

Fourth grade students, high schoolers, and even the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education were putting on their engineering hats to investigate highway safety…
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. …
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…

Middle School Science

Introduction to Tactile Pressure Tactile pressure sensors are used for a wide variety applications including, but not limited to the following: The…
Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…
RC Car Fun!!! Here is a fun summertime activity!  Race an RC car with PocketLab Voyager. Challenge your friends to see who can negotiate a series of cones in…

High School Physics

Rolling Resistance Introduction Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.  There are many examples of…
Introduction to Crash Cushioning In addition to automobile features that promote road safety, there has been and continues to be a great deal of work on…
Terminal Velocity Introduction The effect of mass on the terminal velocity of an object falling in air is commonly done using basket coffee filters.  But how…

News

School is in Session! Take Full Advantage of your PocketLabs. Looking to do more hands-on science with PocketLab this year? Check out this guide to see how…
PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print The PocketLab team has put together four PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print for free at home or in your…
PocketLab - ScratchX Integration - The Basics To use the PocketLab - Scratch integration, PocketLab uses a ScratchX extension. This is simple enough and…