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 6)

  • Launch Pad: Rocketry

    Subject Eng Phys

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets: Investigating the vertical range of sky rockets

  • Launch Pad: Rover

    Subject Eng

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets: Lunar rover

  • Virtual Skiddaw: 3D geology field trip

    Subject Earth Env

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

  • The OpenSTEMLabs

    Subject Gen

    Facts, figures and videos about the OpenSTEMLabs

  • Flame test II

    Subject Chem

    A simple demonstration of the characteristic colours produced by metallic salts in flames.

  • Light Harvesters

    Subject Env Bio

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

  • Elementary flame test

    Subject Chem Phys

    A simple demonstration of the characteristic colours produced by metallic salts in flames.

  • A-Level Virtual microscopy

    Subject Bio Env Gen Health

    A collection of slides covering animal and plant tissues in the school curriculum.

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