Here are some of the new types of labs we are trying to do more of at Cabrillo. A lot of the inspiration came from the ISLE folks at Rutgers. We are new at this, and the transition from "traditional" labs to more inquiry based labs has been a slow process. I'd love to see examples of other peoples inquiry based labs. Please email me at:

jowelch -- at -- cabrillo -- dot -- edu

Falsification Labs

Acceleration on an Inclined Plane


Labs the deal with socially relevant issues:

Global Temperature and Error Analysis

"Create Your Own" Experiments

Measuring g

Unknown Mass (coming soon)