Virtual Laboratories

Last Updated: February 23rd, 2017

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A virtual laboratory is an interactive environment for creating and conducting simulated experiments.

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Critical Thinking:

  • To provide students with hands on materials and activities.
  • To encourage higher order thinking skills.


  • To simulate physical laboratory experiments.
  • To allow students the opportunity to perform a task or conduct an experiment.


Getting Started

There are many simulations available for free on the internet at sites such as the Virtual Chemistry Lab at the University of Oxford.

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