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)

  • Pendulum (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

    Set the values for the driving motor of a pendulum and observe its dynamic behaviour.

  • Flame test II

    Subject Chem

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

  • Leaf Structure as Environment Indicator

    Subject Env Bio

    Microscopic study of leaf structure relating to environment

  • Mt Teide geology

    Subject Earth Astro

    Virtual microscope slides of thin sections

  • Eating for energy

    Subject Env Bio

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

  • Campus Weather Station

    Subject Env Gen

    Live data from The OpenStem Labs weather station on the Open University campus

  • Optical Microscope

    Subject Gen Bio Earth Env Mat

    Remote access to microscope ready loaded with a wide variety of slides.

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

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

  • Measuring levels of nitrates in spring water (SXHL288)

    Subject Bio Chem Env

    Measuring levels of nitrates in water samples.

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