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Meet Science Teaches Kids About Electricity and Magnetism

Meet Science is an iPad app through which elementary school and middle school students can learn about the basic concepts of magnetism and small electric circuits. There are four primary parts to the Meet Science app; a glossary of terms, narrated lessons with quizzes, games to which students apply their knowledge, and directions for experiments […]

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Seven Free Science Apps for iPads

I’m preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a list of some science apps that their middle school and high school students can use. This is part of the list that has free apps. The Bill Nye The Science Guy  iPad app is a free iPad app on […]

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3D Brain – A Model of the Human Brain

3D Brain is a free iPad app that features a model of the human brain. he app provides a three dimensional model of the human brain that students can rotate. To look at a specific part of the brain select it from the drop-down menu and it will be highlighted on the model for you […]

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Learn About Science With Bill Nye on the Bill Nye iPad App

Kids love learning about science with Bill Nye The Science Guy. Now they can learn about science with Bill Nye on his iPad app. The Bill Nye The Science Guy  iPad app is a free iPad app on which students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do […]

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Virtual Frog Dissection on Your iPad

Frog Dissection for iPad is an app that is popular with biology teachers. The latest version of the app includes more labels, quizzes, and videos. Of course, the main purpose of the app still remains. That purpose is to provide a virtual environment in which students can dissect a frog just as they would if […]

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NOVA Elements for iPad – Build Model Atoms and More

NOVA Elements for iPad is an excellent, free iPad app that science teachers should take note of. The app is “hosted” by NY Times technology reviewer David Pogue. There are three primary features of the app. Those features are called Explore, Watch, and Play. The Explore feature of NOVA Elements for iPad contains and interactive […]

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Kids Learn About Galaxies on Kids Discover for iPad

Kids Discover publishes a series of interactive magazines for kids to use on their iPads. The Galaxies issue students learn through text, videos, and images. In the app students can take short quizzes to test their understanding of the materials they’ve seen. In the app students learn about nebulas, black holes, the Milky Way, and […]

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EarthViewer for iPad Takes You Through the History of Earth

EarthViewer is a free iPad app that takes you through 4.5 billion years on Earth. EarthViewer allows you to select eons and eras to view. Within each eon and era you can view tectonic plates, continental drift, and other geological events. You can view major biological events in EarthViewer too. Climate data for the last […]

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Use the Gooru iPad App to Find Good Educational Videos and More

Gooru is a free service that launched earlier this year with the goal of organizing educational videos and other resources according to subject and grade level. Over the weekend Gooru launched a free iPad for that purpose too. The app is called Gooru Collections. Gooru Collections is designed for students in grades five through twelve. […]

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