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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

Using a Half-Atwood Machine for Newton's Second Law The Half-Atwood Machine consists of a cart and a weight connected by a string. It can be a perfect tool…
Using barometric pressure to teach about particle motion and states of matter In a few simple experiments, temperature can be related to the the kinetic…
Using PocketLab to Teach MS-PS2-1: Engineering Design and Newton's Third Law NGSS Standard MS-PS2-1: What's in the standard? Teaching NGSS Standard MS-PS2-1…

Middle School Science

Background Information about Ozone Ozone (O3) in our atmosphere is both good and bad. There is a helpful saying to remember is, “Ozone: good up high, bad…
Background Information on Particulate Matter Particulate matter consists of small particles suspended in the atmosphere. Dust, pollen, sea salt, soil…
Background Information Carbon dioxide circulates naturally in Earth’s atmosphere as part of the carbon cycle (the process in which carbon dioxide is exchanged…

High School Physics

Introduction to Moment of Inertia There are numerous analogies when comparing linear and rotational motion.  At the heart of these comparisons lie the…
What's a "Speeder Upper"? As shown in Figure 1, a "Speeder Upper" is a pair of disks that are connected by a short rod of much smaller radius.  The NSTA…
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…

News

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…
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…