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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

    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…
In these two design challenges, students will design and construct their own thermos/storage device using craft materials and measure its effectiveness to…
Background Information Carbon dioxide circulates naturally in Earth’s atmosphere as part of the carbon cycle (the process in which carbon dioxide is exchanged…

Middle School Science

Introduction Here is a physical science lab for junior high students that brings out the S, T, E, and M in STEM -- S for the science of relative velocity, T…
Introduction Are you looking for some great physical science activities for 4th grade through junior high school students?  If so, it would be well worth…
Introduction In a previous lesson the "intelino® smart train" was introduced, and an activity on speed for 4th grade through middle school students was…

High School Physics

Introduction Damping causes oscillatory systems to dissipate energy to their surroundings.  Frictional losses are quite common in mechanical systems and…
Introduction Damping causes oscillatory systems to dissipate energy to their surroundings.  Frictional losses are quite common in mechanical systems.  For…
Introduction Resonance can be defined in a number of ways.  The most common definition is that resonance occurs at the frequency at which forced oscillations…

Scratch

What is a Theremin? A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any…
Let's create a game in Scratch that is controlled by a wireless controller using the PocketLab accelerometer. PocketLab can connect directly and wirelessly to…
This lesson will show you programming in Scratch with external sensors. We can read sensor data directly into Scratch and use it to write programs that make…

News

  As I was producing an experiment that modelled the PocketLab Air as a device to give early warnings of forest fires, there were already many burning…
On this page, you'll find step-by-step instructions for using PocketLab Air, in-depth answers to many common PocketLab Air questions, and a 15-minute webinar-…
The Phyphox App You might ask "Under what circumstances would someone want to use the Phyphox app instead of the PocketLab app?" Phyphox is capable of…