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 6)

  • Launch Pad: Rover

    Subject Eng

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets: Lunar rover

  • Launch Pad: Rocketry

    Subject Eng Phys

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets: Investigating the vertical range of sky rockets

  • Spirometer

    Subject Health Bio

    Use the spirometer to investigate the impact of smoking on lung function.

  • Graph plotter

    Subject Gen

    Import your own data to create graphs.

  • VM for Earth sciences

    Subject Earth Env

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

  • A-level: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio

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

  • 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 combination can successfully connect to the resources in the laboratory.

  • Planets and moons labcasts (S283, Moons MOOC)

    Subject Astro

    Catch-up recordings of live interactive broadcasts

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