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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- Subject Bio
A collection of slides covering animal and plant tissues in the school curriculum.
- Subject Health Bio
Use the spirometer to investigate the impact of smoking on lung function.
- Subject Astro Phys
Details for Astronomy with an online telescope Badged Course users.
All experiments (filtered; page 1 of 6)
- Subject Chem Env Health
Finding environmental pesticides by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.
- Subject Elec Eng
Set the values for the driving motor of a pendulum and observe its dynamic behaviour.
- Subject Comp Gen
A free introduction to computer networks.
- Subject Gen
- Subject Earth Env
View mineral, rock and fossil specimens in high-quality images and videos.
- Subject Env Gen
Live data from The OpenStem Labs weather station on the Open University campus
- Subject Env Bio
An investigation into why greater horseshoe bats are so rare in Britain today.
- Subject Gen