Public Laboratory Oil Testing Kit Beta Program
|Presented By||Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science|
|Goal||Identify oil pollutants using our new DIY Oil Testing Kit|
|Task||Test, troubleshoot, and give feedback on our new Oil Testing Kit|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
Public Lab has officially launched the new Oil Testing Kit Public Beta Program, and now we need your help to take our new Kit to the next level. This is an exciting opportunity to help improve our prototype DIY methods for classifying unknown petroleum samples by weight. Our eventual goal is for this kit to be usable to test and compare oil spill residues - that's where you come in!
Public Lab is offering the new 3.0 version of our Desktop Spectrometry Kit, plus a prototype version of the new Oil Testing Kit attachment, free of charge for 20 people who can commit to test and offer feedback on the kit.
In exchange for the free kits, Beta Program members will be required to:
- Post ‘unboxing’ and ‘finished assembly’ photos on Twitter.
|How to Join||
Be one of the first 20 people to apply online here:
None - Public Lab will mail a free kit to you!
|Ideal Age Group||High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, At home, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At a science center, zoo or aquarium|
|Tags||civic science, ecology & environment, enviroment, environment, environmental, environmental change, environmental design, environmental science, environment and health, oil, oil pollution, oil spill, oil testing, open source, pollution, public lab|
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