Online labs provide your students with the possibility to conduct scientific experiments in an online environment. Remotely-operated labs (remote labs) offer an opportunity to experiment with real equipment from remote locations. Virtual labs simulate the scientific equipment. Data sets present data from already performed lab experiments. Please use the filters on the right to find appropriate online labs for your class. Labs can be combined with dedicated Apps to create Inquiry Learning Spaces (ILSs).

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If you select labs in Bulgarian, the descriptions on this website will still be displayed in English. However, when you include the lab in an ILS and change the language setting of the ILS to Bulgarian, the lab will be displayed in Bulgarian within the ILS.

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In the Electrical Circuit Lab students can create their own electrical circuits and do measurements on it. In the circuits the students can use resistors, light bulbs, switches, capacitors and coils. The circuits can be powered by a AC/DC power supply or batteries.

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This lab allows the user to visualise the gravitational force that two objects exert on each other. It is possible to change properties of the objects in order to see how that changes the gravitational force between them.

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Build an atom out of protons, neutrons, and electrons, and see how the element, charge, and mass change. Then play a game to test your ideas!

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Explore the forces at work when pulling against a cart,and pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects.Aims of the lab:

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Test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Visualize the relative number of hydroxide ions and hydronium ions in solution. Switch between logarithmic and linear scales.

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Learn about conservation of energy with a skater dude! Explore different tracks and view the kinetic energy, potential energy and friction as he moves. Build your own tracks, ramps and jumps for the skater. Aims of the lab:

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Watch a string vibrate in slow motion. Wiggle the end of the string and make waves, or adjust the frequency and amplitude of an oscillator. Adjust the damping and tension. The end can be fixed, loose, or open.Primary aims of the lab:

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With this remote experiment students will understand the principle of objects floating and sinking in liquids, study the Archimedes Principle – displacement of liquids by floated objects, weight in liquids, buoyancy force.

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Explore pressure under and above water. See how pressure changes as you change fluids, gravity, container shapes, and volume. Primary aims of the lab:Investigate how pressure changes in air and water.Discover how you can change pressure.

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See how the equation form of Ohm's law relates to a simple circuit. Adjust the voltage and resistance, and see the current change according to Ohm's law. The sizes of the symbols in the equation change to match the circuit diagram. Sample Learning Goals

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Play with objects on a teeter totter to learn about balance. Test what you've learned by trying the Balance Challenge game. The primary aims of the lab are: 1) Predict how objects of various masses can be used to make a plank balance,

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Learn about the physics of resistance in a wire. Change its resistivity, length, and area to see how they affect the wire's resistance. The sizes of the symbols in the equation change along with the diagram of a wire. Primary aims:

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Stretch and compress springs to explore the relationships between force, spring constant, displacement, and potential energy! Investigate what happens when two springs are connected in series and parallel.

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Digital systems are everywhere. For instance, a computer is a digital system. This experiment shows the principles of digital systems and devices. This remote lab is not about science, it is about engineering (and technology): design, implementation and analysis of digital systems.

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Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Play with prisms of different shapes and make rainbows.

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LXI-VISIR for AC circuits is a remote laboratory that allows students to create various circuits with resistors (1 kohm and 10 kohm), capacitors and diodes. The circuit is powered by function generator and measured with  an oscilloscope and multilemeter.

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Explore molecule shapes by building molecules in 3D! How does molecule shape change with different numbers of bonds and electron pairs? Find out by adding single, double or triple bonds and lone pairs to the central atom. Then, compare the model to real molecules!

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LXI-VISIR for DC circuits is created and deployed by the WebLab-Deusto on the VISIR basis to design all available serial and parallel circuits using four resistors (1 kohm and 10 kohm). The circuit is powered by DC voltage (0-25V).

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Frequency dependent phenomena in RLC circuits are basis for both demonstration of phenomena in electricity and electromagnetism and for circuits with resonance phenomena. Usually, the voltage transfer and phase characteristics (i.e.

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 Move the sun, earth, moon and space station to see how it affects their gravitational forces and orbital paths. Visualize the sizes and distances between different heavenly bodies, and turn off gravity to see what would happen without it!Sample learning goals:

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The electrochemical sources of electric energy are important components for various appliances. Two basic parameters of any DC electromotive voltage source are important – the electromotive voltage and the internal resistance of the source.

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How did Rutherford figure out the structure of the atom without being able to see it? Simulate the famous experiment in which he disproved the Plum Pudding model of the atom by observing alpha particles bouncing off atoms and determining that they must have a small core.

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It is the modification of the ENERGY IN RLC experiment, where the phase relations for individual components, i.e. resistor R, inductor L and capacitor C may be studied with respect of the frequency. Remote experiment may be used both as laboratory experiment and for the project and homework.

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Are all atoms of an element the same? How can you tell one isotope from another? Use the sim to learn about isotopes and how abundance relates to the average atomic mass of an element.

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Play with one or two pendulums and discover how the period of a simple pendulum depends on the length of the string, the mass of the pendulum bob, the strength of gravity, and the amplitude of the swing. Observe the energy in the system in real-time, and vary the amount of friction.

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This simulation visualizes different eye effects, such as astigmatism, hyperopia and myopia, and how they can be fixed with different types of glass lenses. 

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This simulation allows students to experiment with the height and the angle of the bars to find the centre of gravity.

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This simulation visualizes different types of nuclear reactions such as fission, fusion, transmutation and a chain reaction. 

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This simulation visualizes the process of radioactive decay for different groups of elements - radium series, actinium series, thorium series and neptunium series.

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This lab allows students to explore the influence that the atmospheric pressure has on the boiling point on the example of water. Does water always boil at 100 degrees celsuis? Check it out!

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This is a visualization of a diesel engine. Students can see all phases of its work and what makes it more powerful compared to a petrol one.

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This simulation visualizes spectra emitted by different elements.

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This simulation visualizes resonance of a sound wave. Students can change the level of the water and hear the sound.

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This simulation allows to visualize a process of dissociation of chloride natrium in water. 

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This lab consists of two parts. The first simulation provides a visualisation of the direction and magnitude of the force vectors for fixed and free pulley systems and the second lab shows an example. You can choose to use one or both of them.

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Use this vernier caliper to learn how to take accurate measurements in linear dimensions.