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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

Using a Half-Atwood Machine for Newton's Second Law The Half-Atwood Machine consists of a cart and a weight connected by a string. It can be a perfect tool…
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…
Using PocketLab to Teach MS-PS2-1: Engineering Design and Newton's Third Law NGSS Standard MS-PS2-1: What's in the standard? Teaching NGSS Standard MS-PS2-1…

Middle School Science

Carnival Games Most everyone enjoys a carnival!  Some like the food--from cotton candy, to funnel cakes, to ice cream.  Others enjoy rides such as the…
Introduction A theremin , named after its Russian inventor in the early 1900's, is an electronic musical instrument that is controlled without any contact by…
A PocketLab Voyager Hand Dynamometer Hand and finger strength is vital in many aspects of life--from sports such as rock climbing to jobs including airline…

High School Physics

Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia Lab Setup Figure 1 shows a ramp and three distinctly different objects that you will release from rest at the top. …
Introduction Various forms of the sport now known as croquet have been around for centuries.  Plastic or wooden balls are struck with a mallet through hoops,…
Newton's Law of Cooling In this experiment students will use PocketLab Voyager to collect data related to the cooling of a container of hot water as time goes…

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

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…