Understanding Motion With VelocityLab

Turn anything with wheels into a handy motion sensor
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Turn anything with wheels into a handy motion sensor

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: VelocityLab
Summary: Turn anything with wheels into a handy motion sensor

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Pros: Data about velocity and acceleration streams in real time, allowing kids to build a deeper understanding of motion.
Cons: Currently only works with iOS devices and could use more tips on how to attach the sensor to different wheels.
Bottom Line: Pair your iOS device with PocketLab sensors to gather position, velocity, and acceleration data on anything that rolls.

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By Common Sense Education



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