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)

  • Pendulum experiment (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

    Please note: The laboratory will be closed from Tuesday 08 May through Tuesday 15 May for essential upgrades and maintenance.

    Welcome to T212's first activity in the OpenEngineering Laboratory.

  • A-level: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio

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

  • Fine Beam Tube

    Subject Phys Astro

    Access to real data from which users can determine a fundamental electron property.

  • OEL Video Test

    Subject Eng

    Welcome to the video test for the OpenEngineering Lab. This is designed to check that your computer/tablet and network can send and receive video and data from your current location.

  • Field Network System

    Subject Env Bio Earth

    A portable network infrastructure for fieldwork.

  • Light and strain experiments (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

    Please note: The laboratory will be closed from Tuesday 08 May through Tuesday 15 May for essential upgrades and maintenance.

    Welcome to the light and strain board in the OpenEngineering Laboratory.

  • Launch Pad

    Subject Eng

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets

  • The Digital Geology Kit

    Subject Earth Env

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

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