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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This virtual lab works as an interactive plot of 3D vectors. The user can observe how two vectors are related to their resultant, difference and cross product.

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The Simple Harmonic Oscillator JS Model displays the dynamics of a ball attached to an ideal spring.  The spring is initially stretched and the ball has zero initial velocity.  The initial position of the ball can be changed by click-dragging the ball when the simulation is paused.

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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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Understanding the structure of the atmosphere is critical in understanding where and how global warming occurs. This visualization illustrates the major layers in the atmosphere and identifies a number of key characteristics and defining attributes of each layer. 

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It's possible to set the sun to different positions. So you can measure the length of shadows and can describe the same ratios.

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Welcome to the GoLab Wind Energy Simulation. Take control of a wind farm to provide electricil energy to a small town. Understand how random changes - in wind speed and power requirement of the town - affect the use of this natural energy resource.

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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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The NAAP Extrasolar Planets Lab introduces the radial velocities of singular planetary systems and introduces the concept of noise and detection.

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The NAAP Eclipsing Binary Stars Lab demonstrates how information about stars which can not be directly observed can be inferred from a special class of binary stars – eclipsing binaries.

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Climate is regulated by the delicate balance of incoming and outgoing electromagnetic radiation. This applet first explores the climatic condition of various planets, focusing on Mars, Venus, and Earth.

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This data set allows teh user to calculate the position and height of the sun anywhere in the world on any date and plot the shadow cast by the sun at different times of the day.

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The NAAP Extrasolar Planets Lab introduces the search for planets outside of our solar system using the Doppler and transit methods.

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SunCalc is a little app that shows sun movement and sunlight phases during the given day at the given location.

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Consider the following questions based on your experience of rooms you have been in. Does a low ceiling make a room feel warmer in a poorly insulated house? Would it be hard to heat the area we use (such as sofa height) of a living room with a high “cathedral” ceiling?

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The Stereo Molecule Viewer Project, Molecules are drawn in a 3d environment, can be projected in 3d using a geowall. The applet can also rotate, zoom, translate, and measure many parts of the molecule.

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Create your own scatter plot or use real-world data and try to fit a line to it! Explore how individual data points affect the correlation coefficient and best-fit line.

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This is an interactive demonstration of the binomial behaviour of rolling dice.

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This virtual lab serves as a bridge from classical mechanics to the inherently probabilistic nature of quantum theory.  It allows students to analyze a classical system, here a block oscillating on a spring, in a probabilistic way.

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 Solar Takeoff is a flight-simulator for solar airplanes in real weather conditions in form of races. This online-lab offers insight in many fields as mathematics, physics, meteorology, photovoltaics, aeronautics and programming for students from 16 to 18 years old.

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In 1671 the french astronomer Richer travelled from Paris (latitude φ = 48.8°) to Cayenne (latitude φ = 4.9°) in French-Guyana. In Cayenne he observed that his pendulum clock, which he carried with him, showed a delay of about 2 min/day.

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Reduction of anthropogenic carbon emission into the atmosphere is one of the present day's greatest challenges.

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This lab analyses and plots a parabola by entering its equation.

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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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This data set presents the seismic activity around Cyprus, in the area of Mediterranean Sea. The tools provides information regarding the events by day and by magnitude.The user can set own variables.

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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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A geodesic is a line representing the shortest route between two points. In simple terms, it might help to think of this as the route a crow (or aeroplane) would fly to get from one point to to another (ignoring any effects for wind). 

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 The determination of the speed of light is always a challenge for accurate measurements, since Gallileo four hundred years ago supposed that light is travelling with a finite velocity.

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This lab is designed to have students discover the relationship between the work that is done and the stretch of a spring. Students will get the area under a Force/Stretch graph to find the work given to a spring for a given situation.

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Questo 'e un archivio di Terremoti (per Italia e Mondo). Notizie in tempo reale

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

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This is an interactive tool to calculate the standard deviation of a set of numbers.

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This is a virtual lab showing seismic events in Bulgaria and surrounding earthquake zones. The published results are from the last 30 days in the region of 38 ° N to 46 ° N g.sh.

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This data set presents all the earthquakes that took place around the British Isles in the last 50 days of the current day.

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Diffraction of light (i.e. the deviation of the linear propagation) and interference (i.e. the coherent superposition of light waves results in intensity maxima and minima) represent central phenomena of wave optics. Moreover, both phenomena are playing an essential role in techniques (e.g.

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If scattering objects are irradiated diffraction pattern are produced, which are colorful and asthetic. These patterns appear learners very complex, because of many reasons.

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With the use of this virtual lab the user can generate interactively the Venn Diagrams and to save them as images.

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This lab is designed to have students investigate the changes in angle that occurs when light changes from one medium to another. 

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This virtual lab is actually and interactive visualisation of vector fields.

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This is a virtual lab showing the rotating about a point in 2-dimensional space.

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This lab is designed to have students find the relationships that affect the horizontal distance travelled by a projectile. Students will be able to modify the starting height, initial speed and angle at which the projectile is fired.

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This HTML 5 app shows a simple circuit consisting of an alternating voltage source and, depending on the selected radio button, a resistor (without inductivity), a capacitor or an ideal coil (without resistance).

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This application lets you find the derivative of a function of your choice.  Simply enter any math expression in the box below and click on theDifferentiate button.  Maple will calculate the derivative and display the result.

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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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This game allows to practice adding and subtracting by aiming at creating a particular number from the given options. try to do it before they reach the ground!

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This is interactive virtual lab of fitting a straight line to a scatter plot using the least squares method.

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This is a virtual lab that can be used to present an interactive plot of the Gaussian (normal) distribution.

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This virtual lab is a demonstration of Perlin noise. Two charts demonstrate the difference between Perlin Noise and White Noise.

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This lab is designed to have students examine distribution of speeds for gases in a box. 

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A single mass attached to a spring, which is connected to a wall. An example of a simple linear oscillator. 

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Two masses are connected by springs to a wall.  The graphs produced are called Lissajous curves and are generated by simple sine and cosine functions.

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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 expressions by combining like-terms

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This simulation allows students to experiment with vectors and add two vectors. NB: This simulation only works on devices with a touch screen.

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Play with functions while you ponder Art History. Look for patterns, then apply what you learned on the Mystery screen! Sample learning goals:

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This game allows to build different constructions by copying existing ones or creating your own. Students can train their spatial abilities and learn the concept of volume.

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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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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. Discover new strategies for multiplying algebraic expressions.

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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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Build fractions from shapes and numbers to earn stars in this fractions game or explore in the Fractions Lab. Challenge yourself on any level you like. Try to collect lots of stars! Sample Learning Goals:

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This simulation checks if students are able to measure the lengths of a few different objects.

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This game helps students to practice adding by creating different patterns of numbers. Be quick enough to do so before the time runs out!

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This lab lets students visualize and make sense of the pythagorean theorem.

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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).