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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

Terminal Velocity Introduction The effect of mass on the terminal velocity of an object falling in air is commonly done using basket coffee filters.  But how…
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…
Introduction What can you do with a PocketLab Mini HotRod, Voyager, five pieces of HotWheels track, and a half-dozen wood blocks about the size of Jenga…

Middle School Science

Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…
RC Car Fun!!! Here is a fun summertime activity!  Race an RC car with PocketLab Voyager. Challenge your friends to see who can negotiate a series of cones in…
What causes the seasons on Earth?  Weather is always changing. Humans have been dividing up the year based on these changes in weather for thousands of years…

High School Physics

Introduction What can you do with a PocketLab Mini HotRod, Voyager, five pieces of HotWheels track, and a half-dozen wood blocks about the size of Jenga…
This might be an interesting  physics PocketLab study!  Good for the human body, or not so good?
What is hysteresis? Hysteresis can be defined as a lag time in the response of a system to forces placed on the system.  A common way used in physics classes…

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

Phyphox App Can Connect with PocketLab Voyager for Interesting New Experiments and Use Cases The public phyphox beta for connecting Bluetooth Low Energy…
Quick Science Experiments in 90 Seconds PocketLab is jam-packed with sensors for hundreds of science experiments. It's easy to set up and get started, which…
School is in Session! Take Full Advantage of your PocketLabs. Looking to do more hands-on science with PocketLab this year? Check out this guide to see how…