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Featured Activities

Introduction to the Physical Pendulum Mount any rigid body such that it can swing in a vertical plane about an axis passing through the body.  You have…
Introduction to Moment of Inertia There are numerous analogies when comparing linear and rotational motion.  At the heart of these comparisons lie the…
Introduction to the Moment of Inertia Challenge We are going to assume that you have studied the concepts of moment of inertia and physical pendulums in your…

Middle School Science

    As you’re reading this, your body is doing a great many things; all controlled by your autonomic nervous systems. One of these processes is you are…
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…

High School Physics

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…
What's a "Speeder Upper"? As shown in Figure 1, a "Speeder Upper" is a pair of disks that are connected by a short rod of much smaller radius.  The NSTA…

Scratch

Although there are a number of Web-based screen animations illustrating Kepler’s Law of Equal Areas, there are virtually no widespread physical demonstrations…

News

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…
Engaging NGSS Earth and Space Science Activities with PocketLab Explore Earth's systems and discover other planets with these two NGSS aligned Earth and Space…
CloudLab Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an understanding of the CloudLab model for performing experiments with…