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Kibo 360 – Explore the Japanese Experiment Module On the ISS

Kibo 360 is a free iPad app from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The app takes you on a virtual 360 degree tour of the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station. You can use the app in “mission mode” or “free mode.” Mission Mode offers a guided tour of module while the free […]

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Cosmic Cubs Storymaker for Kids

Cosmic Cubs Storymaker is an iPad app that elementary school students can use to create short stories about space. Cosmic Storymaker provides a book layout to which students can add page backgrounds, clip art characters, and speech bubbles. Students drag pre-written words and sentences to each speech bubble on the pages they create. All of […]

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Build and Launch Rockets with NASA’s Rocket Science 101 App

Rocket Science 101 is a free iPad app offered by NASA. The app is designed to help students understand how rockets work and understand the differences between the four types of rockets most frequently used by NASA. In Rocket Science 101 students can build all four rockets in a jigsaw-like activity then virtually launch their […]

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3 iPad Apps Students Can Use to Explore Stars and Planets Through Augmented Reality

Google Sky is one of my favorite Android apps, but unfortunately it is not available for iPads so I set out find an alternative to Google Sky to use on my iPad. I found three that I think are worth noting. All three of these apps use your location (enable location based services in your […]

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A Nice Guide to the Solar System to Put On Your Students’ iPads

Interactive Minds: Solar System is an iPad app designed to help students learn about the size of the solar system and to help learn a little history of space exploration. There is a free version and a paid version of Interactive Minds: Solar System. The free version contain seventeen pages of basic information about the […]

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