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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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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

Background Information on Particulate Matter Particulate matter consists of small particles suspended in the atmosphere. Dust, pollen, sea salt, soil…
Free Air Quality Lesson Plans Bring the science of air quality into your classroom through hands-on activities, inquiry-based lessons and real science tools.…
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…

Middle School Science

  First, what is particulate matter (PM)? Particulate matter is a mixture of solids and/or liquids suspended within the air. These solids and liquids 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…
    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…

High School Physics

The Momentum Pendulum The momentum pendulum is shown in Figure 1.  A frame (red) to hold the pendulum was printed on a 3D printer.  The STL file in included…
Introduction "The brakes on my car have failed and I can fix either the front or rear brakes.  Which set of brakes should I fix if I am concerned with…
The PocketLab Voyager Swing The PocketLab Voyager swing, 3D printable from the accompanying .STL file, offers your physics students a way to study a plethora…

Scratch

Download the Scratch .sbx file for a Space Blaster game you can play with Scratch and PocketLab. Works with PocketLab One and Voyager.  Instructions to run…
This lesson makes it possible for your students to study radioactive decay and half-life concepts without the need to purchase expensive radiation monitors and…
We can create a way to make true random numbers in Scratch using the PocketLab Voyager's light sensor and a lava lamp. Sounds crazy? Not really, there is…

News

We've turbocharged some of the most classic (boring?) physics experiments with the brand new PocketLab TurboTrack. It's a fast, fun, physics playground for…
Globally, seven million premature deaths each year result from air pollution (WHO, 2012). Recent air quality events such as the forest fires in Western North…
The State of Global Air report is an annually updated peer-reviewed document providing the most up to date information possible on global air quality and its…