Looking to do more hands-on science with your PocketLabs this year? Check out this guide to see how you can hit the ground running.
Step 1: Have Students Watch the New Getting Started Video
Before you begin your first PocketLab activity, have students watch the YouTube video above in class or for homework.
Step 2: Getting Started Sensor Cards
Don't overlook the Getting Started Sensor Cards that come with every PocketLab! The cards give helpful tips and quick activities for each sensor to try with your classroom.
Step 3: Experiments to Start the Year
Are you starting the year with a Motion Unit? Or what about Properties and Structure of Matter?Here are a few activities from our PocketLab Educators web page that will help you start the year with some hands-on science.
Need for Speed (well, velocity):
Measure the position and velocity of a cart as its pushed up and down a ramp. Simple, yet effective in teaching linear motion.
Seal a PocketLab in a syringe and flask or plastic bag and change the volume to find the answer.
You have to just give it a GO!! and: