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)

  • AMS halves

    Subject Phys
  • Graph plotter

    Subject Gen

    Import your own data to create graphs.

  • PIRATE facility

    Subject Astro Phys

    Remote-access astronomical observatory.

  • Light and strain experiments (T212)

    Subject Elec Eng

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

  • Flame test II

    Subject Chem

    A simple demonstration of the characteristic colours produced by metallic salts in flames.

  • Adipose tissue: virtual microscope

    Subject Bio Health

    A collection of annotated slides covering adipose tissue.

  • Maps and landforms

    Subject Env Earth

    Learn how to interpret maps and how to use a compass.

  • A-Level Virtual microscopy

    Subject Bio Env Gen Health

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

  • The Digital Geology Kit

    Subject Earth Env

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

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