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)

  • What's in water: freshwater invertebrates

    Subject Env Bio Chem

    An investigation into river quality using freshwater invertebrates.

  • Explore the Moon with nQuire

    Subject Earth

    Investigate samples of Moon rock with our Virtual Microscope.

  • The Interactive Brain

    Subject Bio Health

    Explore the brain and its different regions using 3D animations.

  • VM for Earth sciences

    Subject Earth Env

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

  • Histology & histopathology

    Subject Bio Health

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

  • Igneous & metamorphic rock

    Subject Earth

    Hand specimens and slabs of rocks and minerals found in the Lake District.

  • Graph plotter

    Subject Gen

    Import your own data to create graphs.

  • Eating for energy

    Subject Env Bio

    An investigation into why greater horseshoe bats are so rare in Britain today.

  • Sedimentary rocks and fossils

    Subject Earth

    A reference set of hand specimens.

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