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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…
It is almost instinctive when you first get the PocketLab Air to breathe directly on it just to see what happens. As seen below, of the PocketLab Air's seven…
In these two design challenges, students will design and construct their own thermos/storage device using craft materials and measure its effectiveness to…

Middle School Science

Introduction Periodic motion is motion that repeats itself in regular intervals.  If the motion has characteristics that are sinusoidal, then the motion is…
Introduction Math students are typically introduced to the concept of slope in the 7th grade, learning that slope has to do with steepness.  By the 8th grade…
Climate change is at the forefront of environmental concerns and it often revolves around carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its effect on average…

High School Physics

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…
Introduction Damping causes oscillatory systems to dissipate energy to their surroundings.  Frictional losses are quite common in mechanical systems and…

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

  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…
  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…