The OpenScience Laboratory

An initiative of The Open University and The Wolfson Foundation

This online laboratory brings interactive practical science to students anywhere and anytime the internet is available. The laboratory features investigations based on on-screen instruments, remote access experiments and virtual scenarios using real data. Several activities are available to all, while others are available only to registered users.

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All experiments (filtered; page 1 of 5)

  • Blue Planet II labcasts

    Subject Earth Env

    Catch-up recordings of live interactive broadcasts

  • Pesticide analysis with GC-MS

    Subject Chem Env Health

    Finding environmental pesticides by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.

  • Body tissues under the microscope (SDK100)

    Subject Health Bio

    For use in OU Module SDK100 Topic 2 Activity 2.1

  • Measuring levels of nitrates in spring water (SXHL288)

    Subject Bio Chem Env

    Measuring levels of nitrates in water samples.

  • Motors experiments (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

    Welcome to the actuators board in the OpenEngineering Laboratory.

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

    Determine if two sets of data are significantly different from each other.

  • Light Harvesters

    Subject Env Bio

    Value the trees in your neighbourhood and see their environmental benefits using Treezilla.

  • Fine Beam Tube

    Subject Phys Astro

    Access to real data from which users can determine a fundamental electron property.

  • Fourier experiment (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

    Welcome to the Fourier activity in the OpenEngineering Laboratory.

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