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Getting Started with PocketLab Notebook

PocketLab Notebook is a digital lab notebook for doing science investigations.

What do I need?

PocketLab Notebook is a web based application. This means you don't need to download any additional software to use it.

The application can be accessed through an internet browser.

Note: Currently only Google Chrome supports Bluetooth connection to a PocketLab sensor, so we recommend using Google Chrome. 

To collect PocketLab sensor data directly into PocketLab Notebook, you will need:

  1. PocketLab sensor
  2. Google Chrome web browser

Start using PocketLab Notebook

To start using PocketLab Notebook follow these steps: 

  1. Open a Google Chrome internet browser
  2. Navigate to thepocketlab.com/app
  3. You can also navigate to the PocketLab main web page (thepocketlab.com) and click Notebook at the top of the page
  4. From here you can connect to a PocketLab sensor and access a few other features without logging in.

Note: For full access to PocketLab Notebook, including the ability to save data recordings you need to login or create an account.

Create a PocketLab Notebook Account

To login to PocketLab Notebook you will need to create a free account.

Follow these steps: 

  1. Navigate to PocketLab Notebook
  2. Click the Login button in the upper right corner of the screen
  3. A login screen will appear. Click Login if you have an account already. Click Sign Up if you need to create an account. 
  4. On the Create a PocketLab Notebook Account page, fill out your Profile information and then click Sign Up.
  5. You will receive an email with a verification code. Check your email and use the code to verify your email. 
  6. After your email is verified, you can now login. 

Student accounts and classroom rosters are created by teachers using a PocketLab Notebook Pro account. For more information on Notebook Pro, see these articles: 

For more information on Lab Reports in Notebook, see these articles: