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)

  • Pesticide analysis with GC-MS

    Subject Chem Env Health

    Finding environmental pesticides by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.

  • S288 Labcast 1 replay

    Subject Gen

    Introduction to S288 from the lab (recorded on Monday 3 Feb 2014)

  • Sedimentary Cyprus

    Subject Earth

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

  • Field Network System

    Subject Env Bio Earth

    A portable network infrastructure for fieldwork.

  • Graph plotter

    Subject Gen

    Import your own data to create graphs.

  • Fine Beam Tube

    Subject Phys Astro

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

  • What's in water: freshwater invertebrates

    Subject Env Bio Chem

    An investigation into river quality using freshwater invertebrates.

  • Mt Teide geology

    Subject Earth Astro

    Virtual microscope slides of thin sections

  • Leaf Structure as Environment Indicator

    Subject Env Bio

    Microscopic study of leaf structure relating to environment

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