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)

  • DNA quantitation

    Subject Bio Chem

    Spectrometry, micropipette, dilutions, quantitation, quality checks, controls.

  • Body tissues under the microscope (SDK100)

    Subject Health Bio

    For use in OU Module SDK100 Topic 2 Activity 2.1

  • Studying Science at the OU

    Subject Gen

    Links to Open University courses in science

  • Light Harvesters

    Subject Env Bio

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

  • Introducing Baxter

    Subject Robo Eng
  • Blue Planet II labcasts

    Subject Earth Env

    Catch-up recordings of live interactive broadcasts

  • Subject Gen

      The OpenSTEM Labs         Outstanding Digital Innovation     2017

    THE Leadership & Management Awards

  • Pesticide analysis with GC-MS

    Subject Chem Env Health

    Finding environmental pesticides by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.

  • The Digital Geology Kit

    Subject Earth Env

    View mineral, rock and fossil specimens in high-quality images and videos.

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