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Featured Activities

Introduction to Moment of Inertia There are numerous analogies when comparing linear and rotational motion.  At the heart of these comparisons lie the…
The PocketLab Inertia Cart This cool inertia cart dates back to the early 1900's, but hasn't seen much action since, primarily due to a lack of ease in…
PocketLab Voyager and PocketLab One are great tools for investigating simple harmonic motion. Check out just a few of the many examples below.  PocketLab…

Middle School Science

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…
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…
Background Information about Ozone Ozone (O3) in our atmosphere is both good and bad. There is a helpful saying to remember is, “Ozone: good up high, bad…

High School Physics

Competing Pendulums The two pendulums shown in Figure 1 were printed on a 3D printer.  The .STL file is included with this lesson so you can print them with…
Introduction In a well-known 1938 book entitled "Demonstration Experiments in Physics", editor Richard Sutton describes a device that produces simple harmonic…
Introduction to Moment of Inertia There are numerous analogies when comparing linear and rotational motion.  At the heart of these comparisons lie the…

Scratch

This lesson introduces students to a variety of probability and statistics concepts using PocketLab Voyager and Scratch—ScratchX is not required.  The Scratch…
This is a programming project that capitalizes on PocketLab-Scratch Integration.  This project makes use of the Scratch random number block to simulate rolling…
Because of the fact that water expands when freezing, frozen water pipes can result in untold damage to a house. There are a variety of things that one can do…

News

What's in the Air at Maker Faire?  What does the sizzle of a corn dog and the combustion of a giant flame car have in common? Well, they both give off a lot…
PocketLab Voyager and PocketLab One are great tools for investigating simple harmonic motion. Check out just a few of the many examples below.  PocketLab…
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…