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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

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…
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…
PocketLab University PocketLab University is an initiative to develop college-level labs that students can conduct at home, in their dorm room, or in any…

Middle School Science

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…
Introduction This lab, featuring Voyager and intelino, designed for junior high math students, will help your students understand the true nature of…
In these two design challenges, students will design and construct their own thermos/storage device using craft materials and measure its effectiveness to…

High School Physics

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…
Introduction While driving at 40 mph, you see a red stop light ahead.  You press your brakes for several seconds, gradually coming to a stop.  A little later…
Introduction This lesson features Voyager and the "intelino® smart train" in a lab for AP physics students.  Designed for all ages, intelino is intuitive with…

Scratch

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…
A Tactile Sensor ON/OFF ScratchX Switch This lesson provides an example of how to ScratchX program PocketLab Voyager's tactile sensor as an ON/OFF switch.  If…
Introduction A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any contact by…

News

Grade 5 students at Saint Andrew’s School caught wind of startling air pollution statistics during their studies which inspired them to take action and make a…
  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-…
 When it comes to climate change, there are many resources out there. However, most are designed for the public’s use worldwide and are often limited to one…