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 Hindi, 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 Hindi, the lab will be displayed in Hindi 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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How do strong and weak acids differ? Use lab tools on your computer to find out! Dip the paper or the probe into solution to measure the pH, or put in the electrodes to measure the conductivity. Then see how concentration and strength affect pH.

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How do you know if a chemical equation is balanced? What can you change to balance an equation? Play a game to test your ideas! Primary aims of the lab:

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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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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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Why does a balloon stick to your sweater? Rub a balloon on a sweater, then let go of the balloon and it flies over and sticks to the sweater. View the charges in the sweater, balloons, and the wall.

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Create your own sandwich and then see how many sandwiches you can make with different amounts of ingredients. Do the same with chemical reactions. See how many products you can make with different amounts of reactants. The primary aims of the lab are:

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Learn how friction causes a material to heat up and melt. Rub two objects together and they heat up. When one reaches the melting temperature, particles break free as the material melts away. Primary aims of the labDescribe a model for friction a molecular level.

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Make a whole rainbow by mixing red, green, and blue light. Change the wavelength of a monochromatic beam or filter white light. View the light as a solid beam, or see the individual photons.Aims of the lab:

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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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Make sparks fly with John Travoltage. Wiggle Johnnie's foot and he picks up charges from the carpet. Bring his hand close to the door knob and get rid of the excess charge.Sample Learning Goals

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Create your own shapes using colorful blocks and explore the relationship between perimeter and area. Compare the area and perimeter of two shapes side-by-side. Challenge yourself in the game screen to build shapes or find the area of funky figures. Try to collect lots of stars!

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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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Match shapes and numbers to earn stars in this fractions game. Challenge yourself on any level you like. Try to collect lots of stars! Learning goals:

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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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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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"The thicker the glass, the darker the brew, the less the light that passes through." Make colorful concentrated and dilute solutions and explore how much light they absorb and transmit using a virtual spectrophotometer!Primary aims:

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Do you ever wonder how a greenhouse gas affects the climate, or why the ozone layer is important? Use the sim to explore how light interacts with molecules in our atmosphere.

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Watch your solution change color as you mix chemicals with water. Then check molarity with the concentration meter. What are all the ways you can change the concentration of your solution?

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Light a light bulb by waving a magnet. This demonstration of Faraday's Law shows you how to reduce your power bill at the expense of your grocery bill.

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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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Students working at a distance in two different ILSs share a seesaw, but can only interact with one side of the seesaw. They are able to place objects of different masses onto four different positions on their side of the seesaw. They can pass objects back and forth between each other.

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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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This lab is an abridged Html5 version of the Flash-based Photolab. It has been optimized to work with tablet computers.

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 Heat, cool and compress atoms and molecules and watch as they change between solid, liquid and gas phases.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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Take a tour of trigonometry using degrees or radians! Look for patterns in the values and on the graph when you change the value of theta. Compare the graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent.

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Drop balls through a triangular grid of pegs and see them accumulate in containers. Switch to a histogram view and compare the distribution of balls to an ideal binomial distribution. Adjust the binomial probability and develop your knowledge of statistics!

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 This app helps to train and understand multiplacation, division and factoring.

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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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Arrange positive and negative charges in space and view the resulting electric field and electrostatic potential. Plot equipotential lines and discover their relationship to the electric field. Create models of dipoles, capacitors, and more!

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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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Discover the unit rate while shopping for fruits, vegetables, and candy. Construct a double number line and look for patterns. Challenge yourself on the race track as you compare cars with different rates!Sample learning goals

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Play with functions while you ponder Art History. Explore geometric transformations and transform your thinking about linear functions, then have fun figuring out the mystery functions!

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Students working at a distance in two different ILSs share a simulation similar to the Rate of Photosynthesis Lab, but are able to control only one of two variables (lamp intensity or the season of the year).

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Experiment with an electronics kit! Build circuits with batteries, resistors, light bulbs, and switches.

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Explore how a capacitor works! Change the size of the plates and the distance between them. Change the voltage and see charges build up on the plates. View the electric field, and measure the voltage.

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Build rectangles of various sizes and relate multiplication to area. Discover new strategies for multiplying large numbers.

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Build rectangles of various sizes and relate multiplication to area. Discover new strategies for multiplying algebraic expressions.

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Explore what it means for a mathematical statement to be balanced or unbalanced by interacting with integers and variables on a balance. Find multiple ways to balance x and y to build a system of equations. Sample learning goals:

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Build rectangles of various sizes and relate multiplication to area. Partition a rectangle into smaller areas and discover new strategies for multiplying decimals!

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Discover how changing coefficients changes the shape of a curve. View the graphs of individual terms (e.g. y=bx) to see how they add to generate the polynomial curve. Generate definitions for vertex, roots, and axis of symmetry. Compare different forms of a quadratic function.

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This lab allows you to create sequences of logic gates to see how they behave when connected to the different types of inputs ( 0 or 1).