Online Labs

The online labs aim at supporting inquiry-based learning and providing the possibility to conduct scientific experiments in a virtual environment. Importantly, the inquiry process should be well structured and scaffold to achieve optimal learning results. Scaffolding refers to support (dedicated software tools) that helps students with tasks that they cannot complete on their own. For example, they can help students to create hypotheses, design experiments, make predictions, and formulate interpretations of the data.

Online laboratories can be of two kinds. Remotely-operated educational labs (remote labs) provide students with the opportunity to collect data from a real physical laboratory setup, including real equipment, from remote locations. As an alternative there are virtual labs that simulate the real equipment. Remote and virtual labs both have specific advantages for learning and can be combined to support specific learning activities. Additionaly, the Go-Lab project offers access to scientific databases, tools, and resources supporting inquiry learning activities of the students.

Please use the filters on the right to find appropriate online labs and resources for your class.

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Our objective is to verify the laws of reflection of sound.

Learning outcomes:

Students will undestand the first and the second laws of reflection:

1st law. The incidetn wave, the reflected wave and the normal at the point of...Read more

Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
14-16
Subject domain: 

Solar module lab provides voltage (V) / current (I) characteristic of the selected solar module.

Based on recorded V/I characteristic, the short circuit current (Isc),...Read more

Lab owner: 
Vladimir Cvjetkovic
Language: 
English
Age range: 
>18

Students can experiment with mass and force to explore how second Newton's Law works.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The student learns about:

  1. Mass
  2. Acceleration
  3. Force
  4. Momentum
  5. Newton's Second Law
  6. ...Read more
Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
12-14, 14-16

The objective of this lab is to prepare:

  • A true solution of common salt, sugar and alum
  • A suspension of soil, chalk powder and fine sand in water
  • A colloidal of starch in water and egg albumin in water

...Read more

Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
12-14, 14-16

The objective of this simulation is to study decomposition reactions.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students understand the characteristics of a decomposition reaction & different types of such reactions.
  2. Students identify the
  3. ...Read more
Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
14-16, 16-18

The objectives of the lab are:

         1.    To study the relationship between force of limiting friction and normal reaction. 
         2.    To find the co-efficient of friction between a block and a horizontal surface.Read more

Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14
Subject domain: 

When is a molecule polar? Change the electronegativity of atoms in a molecule to see how it affects polarity. See how the molecule behaves in an electric field. Change the bond angle to see how shape affects polarity.

Sample Learning Goals...Read more

Lab owner: 
PhET Interactive Simulations
Language: 
English
Age range: 
12-14, 14-16

Objective

To determine the velocity of a pulse propagated through a slinky or a stretched string.

A slinky is a long helical spring, usually made of steel. It is flexible and has appreciable elasticity. It produces transverse waves...Read more

Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
14-16

Build coin expressions, then exchange them for variable expressions. Simplify and evaluate expressions until you are ready to test your understanding of equivalent expressions in the game!

Sample Learning Goals

·        Simplify...Read more

Lab owner: 
PhET Interactive Simulations
Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14

Our objective is to establish relationship between weight of a rectangular wooden block lying on a horizontal table and the minimum force required to just move it using a spring balance.

Learning Outcomes

The student learns about:...Read more

Lab owner: 
Prema Nedungadi
Language: 
English
Age range: 
14-16

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