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Featured Activities

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…
Introduction to Pressure Sensors Pressure sensors are one of the most widely used sensors and can be found in probeware for lab measurements, but more…

Middle School Science

Engineering Crash Cushions to Learn Newton's Third Law Background Information Car crashes are a dangerous example of Newton's Third Law. The car exerts a…
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…
Egg Drop Experiment with Data We can take an egg drop further by adding sensor data collection. Normally an egg drop is a “pass or fail” activity, and…

High School Physics

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. …
Introduction Various forms of the sport now known as croquet have been around for centuries.  Plastic or wooden balls are struck with a mallet through hoops,…
Newton's Law of Cooling In this experiment students will use PocketLab Voyager to collect data related to the cooling of a container of hot water as time goes…

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

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…
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…