# Science for Everyone

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Find lessons and activities suitable for everyone from 4th grade Earth Science students to college-level engineering students here on the Educator's page and on PocketLab Notebook.

## Featured Activities

### The PocketLab Mini HotRod

3D Print a PocketLab Mini HotRod The PocketLab Mini HotRod is the perfect accessory for your PocketLab Voyager. It's fun. It's small. And it's jam-packed with…

### The "Speeder Upper" - Translational and Rotational Motion Study

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…

### PocketLab Voyager Collects Light Intensity Data on Jan 20-21, 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

### Polarized Light

Light travels in waves, but unlike waves on the ocean, they are much too small for us to see with the naked eye. A polarizer is a light filter that only allows…

### Periodic Motion of an Empty 3D Filament Reel

Introduction Don't discard your school's empty 3D filament reels.  There's a good chance that you and your students could come up with some interesting…

### Calibration Lesson: Intelino Smart Train and Voyager

Introduction to Calibration Sensor-based inquiry is a dominant force in today’s science education, with the calibration of sensors being essential for high-…

## High School Physics

### Rolling Resistance Physics Lab

Rolling Resistance Rolling resistance is a force that opposes the motion when an object rolls along a surface.There are many examples of objects experiencing…

### Moment of Inertia Challenge

The Moment of Inertia Challenge Determinig the moment of inertia about the center of mass mathematically of an object with complex geometry is not an easy…

### Kinematics of Translational and Rotational Motion

Introduction Empty 3D filament reels are great devices to use in the physics classroom.  There's a good chance that you and your students could come up with…

## Scratch

### "High Striker" with PocketLab & ScratchX

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…

### Tactile Sensor as an ON/OFF ScratchX Switch

A Tactile Sensor ON/OFF ScratchX Switch This lesson provides an example of how to ScratchX program PocketLab Voyager's tactile sensor as an ON/OFF switch.  If…

### Theremin Synth Music with Voyager/ScratchX

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…

## News

### Blue Sky Zero

With so many people working from home, and limited travel and industrial activity, many regions are experiencing startling improvements in air quality.…

### Webinar: PocketLab Notebook Facilitates Remote Science Labs

PocketLab Notebook Webinar: A digital notebook for online science labs //March 25, 2020 // 4:00 PM Pacific Time //      What is PocketLab Notebook? …

### Six Physics Lessons on Rotational Motion You Can Do with an Empty 3D Filament Reel

No doubt your school is accumulating some empty 3D filament reels!  Why not put them to use with PocketLab Voyager in your school's physics lab?  The table…