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)

  • Sedimentary Cyprus

    Subject Earth

    Virtual hand specimens of rocks from the Pakhna and Lefkara formations.

  • Adipose tissue: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio Health

    A collection of annotated slides covering adipose tissue.

  • Situ8: experience your world

    Subject Env Bio Earth

    Situ8 is a tool for the delivery and creation of geolocated user-generated content.

  • Leaf Structure as Environment Indicator

    Subject Env Bio

    Microscopic study of leaf structure relating to environment

  • VM for Earth sciences

    Subject Earth Env

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

  • The OpenSTEMLabs

    Subject Gen

    Award nomination for Global Online Laboratores Consortium 2018: Remote Experiments category.

  • Histology & histopathology

    Subject Bio Health

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

  • Light and strain experiments (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

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

  • Studying Science at the OU

    Subject Gen

    Links to Open University courses in science

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