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)

  • Blue Planet II labcasts

    Subject Earth Env

    Catch-up recordings of live interactive broadcasts

  • Planets and moons labcasts (S283, Moons MOOC)

    Subject Astro

    Catch-up recordings of live interactive broadcasts

  • VOFT

    Subject Env Earth

    Virtual Oceanographic Field Trip

  • Light Harvesters

    Subject Env Bio

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

  • A-level: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio

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

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

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

  • DNA quantitation

    Subject Bio Chem

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

  • Mt Teide geology

    Subject Earth Astro

    Virtual microscope slides of thin sections

  • PIRATE facility

    Subject Astro Phys

    Remote-access astronomical observatory.

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