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Science for Everyone PocketLab Experiment

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Featured Activities

Forest fires are a common natural disaster within western North America and pose a serious risk to many communities both nearby due to direct danger of the…
Background Information Carbon dioxide circulates naturally in Earth’s atmosphere as part of the carbon cycle (the process in which carbon dioxide is exchanged…
Background Information on Particulate Matter Particulate matter consists of small particles suspended in the atmosphere. Dust, pollen, sea salt, soil…

Middle School Science

Introduction to Pi There is probably no number that has received more interest since ancient times that the number pi, symbolized by the Greek letter π. …
Introduction Have you ever been told not to follow too close to the driver ahead of you?  To keep a safe distance?  To abide by the "3-second rule"?  To keep…
Introduction This lab, featuring Voyager and intelino, designed for junior high math students, will help your students understand the true nature of…

High School Physics

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…
Introduction In a well-known 1938 book entitled "Demonstration Experiments in Physics", editor Richard Sutton describes a setup for producing periodic motion…

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

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…
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…