PocketLab is Back on Kickstarter!

The Pocketlab is back on Kickstarter with two new products.  PocketLab Voyager and PocketLab Weather are rugged science labs that you can take anywhere to explore the world around you. Check out the new features: You may remember the original PocketLab from episode 129: Easy, Mobile Measurement with @ThePocketLab. Stay tuned – when we get a chance, Lab Out Loud is going […]

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Wireless Sensors: Where Are We Now?

This week’s episode is a Mini-lab.  Mini-lab episodes are shorter versions of the same shows you find at laboutloud.com. As a former biology teacher and now product manager at PASCO Scientific, Mike Blasberg has witnessed a transformation in how students collect data in the science classroom. Mike joins us to talk about the evolution of sensors, how we can use a smartphone to collect and analyze […]

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Physics Toolbox: Data Collection with Student Smartphones

We love collecting data. That’s why we are happy to welcome Chrystian and Rebecca Vieyra to the show.  Working as an app developer and high school physics teacher, this husband and wife team developed Physics Toolbox – a suite of apps that use the built-in sensors inside smartphones to complement the current probeware used in classrooms. Listen to the show […]

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Episode 102 – Measure Your World With Sensordrone

This week we explore the world of sensors by talking with Mark Wagner – engineer and designer of Sensordrone.  Sensordrone is a handheld sensor that wirelessly connects to your smartphone to measure temperature, humidity, light, carbon monoxide levels, and other environmental conditions.   Mark talks to us about Sensordrone, the history and potential future of sensors, and how they could be used in […]

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