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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

Fourth grade students, high schoolers, and even the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education were putting on their engineering hats to investigate highway safety…
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. …
PocketLab Voyager Total Lunar Eclipse Light Intensity Data I was fortunate enough to have a perfectly clear sky in DeKalb, Illinois to capture light intensity…

Middle School Science

Heel Pressure Do you really know how to walk or run?  PocketLab's tactile pressure sensor provides for an opportunity for your students to investigate foot…
Introduction to Tactile Pressure Tactile pressure sensors are used for a wide variety applications including, but not limited to the following: The…
Introduction LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser…

High School Physics

Introduction In a PockeLab lesson entitled "Hydrostatic Pressure Lab", posted by kwarnke in October 2017, students investigate the relationship between the…
Introduction Would you like to engage your entire science class as a group in a challenge?  If so, then the "Speed of Mini HotRod: Long Track Challenge" may…
Rolling Resistance Introduction Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.  There are many examples of…

Scratch

Here is a project that will challenge your students’ skill in interfacing PocketLab Voyager with Scratch Programming.  The challenge is to program the five…
The maker revolution has grown by leaps and bounds during the past four years. With dozens of robotic toys for learning and discovery now in the marketplace,…
LIDAR—an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging—is a method for remote sensing to measure distances.  While LIDAR commonly uses reflected laser light to…

News

PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print The PocketLab team has put together four PocketLab science kits that you can 3D print for free at home or in your…
PocketLab - ScratchX Integration - The Basics To use the PocketLab - Scratch integration, PocketLab uses a ScratchX extension. This is simple enough and…
Common Sense Education Gives PocketLab 5 Stars and Rates It a Top Pick For Learning What the reviews say about PocketLab: "Kids...can design investigations…