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)

  • Mt Teide geology

    Subject Earth Astro

    Virtual microscope slides of thin sections

  • VM for Earth sciences

    Subject Earth Env

    Examine 3D specimens and microscope images of rocks, meteorites & moon rocks.

  • Studying Science at the OU

    Subject Gen

    Links to Open University courses in science

  • Histology & histopathology

    Subject Bio Health

    A collection of 320 annotated slides covering basic histology and histopathology.

  • Elementary flame test

    Subject Chem Phys

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

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

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

  • The OpenSTEMLabs

    Subject Gen

    Facts, figures and videos about the OpenSTEMLabs

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