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)

  • Pesticide analysis with GC-MS

    Subject Chem Env Health

    Finding environmental pesticides by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.

  • Compton scattering

    Subject Phys

    Remotely controlled Compton scattering: relativistic dynamics and the electron mass.

  • Virtual Skiddaw: 3D geology field trip

    Subject Earth Env

    A virtual field trip in the Lake District of the UK.

  • OpenScience Observatory: measuring the Milky Way

    Subject Astro Maths Phys

    Measuring the Milky Way using a simulated astronomical telescope.

  • OpenSTEM Labs

    Subject Gen

    Showcase for the HEFCE STEM Capital project

  • Adipose tissue: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio Health

    A collection of annotated slides covering adipose tissue.

  • S288 Labcast 1 replay

    Subject Gen

    Introduction to S288 from the lab (recorded on Monday 3 Feb 2014)

  • Sedimentary Cyprus

    Subject Earth

    Virtual hand specimens of rocks from the Pakhna and Lefkara formations.

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

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

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