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)

  • Light Harvesters

    Subject Env Bio

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

  • Subject Gen

      The OpenSTEM Labs         Outstanding Digital Innovation     2017

    THE Leadership & Management Awards

  • Maps and landforms

    Subject Env Earth

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

  • Launch Pad: Lander

    Subject Eng Phys

    'Space' Award for Air Cadets: Investigation of spacecraft landing

  • t-Test

    Subject Maths Bio

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

  • The OpenSTEMLabs

    Subject Gen

    Facts, figures and videos about the OpenSTEMLabs

  • Virtual Skiddaw: 3D geology field trip

    Subject Earth Env

    A virtual field trip in the Lake District of the UK.

  • Variation in vegetation: the heather hypothesis

    Subject Env Bio Earth

    Sample virtual transects to gather data on species of heather.

  • Graph plotter

    Subject Gen

    Import your own data to create graphs.

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