My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids! December 9-15, 2013 is Computer Science Education Week, and this year their big push is to get coding incorporated into school curriculums everywhere.
There are lots of reasons why kids should be coding, but none more than the fact that there are more resources than ever to help students and teachers get started, regardless of their previous experiences with computer programming. So, in honor of the #HourOfCode project, here is my BIG list of iPad coding apps for kids. There is something here for students of all ages. Bee-Bot (Free) - The new Bee-Bot App from TTS Group has been developed based on our well-loved, award-winning Bee-Bot floor robot. The app makes use of Bee-Bot’s keypad functionality and enables children to improve their skills in directional language and programming through sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns.
Bee-Bot Pyramid ($0.99) - A fun educational Numeracy game which encourages directional language, sequencing and problem solving. 7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons. Cross-posted from my other blog iPadApps4School.com 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 which students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do at home with their parents.
The app is beautifully designed. GoREACT is a free iPad app from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Powers of Minus Ten: Bone is a neat iPad app for biology students. Virtual Heart is a free iPad app that allows users to take a closer look at how the human heart functions. 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. 40 iPad Apps For Science. The iPad has found its way into hospitals, retail stores and homes across the nation, but it’s also making a big splash in the classroom.
With a great selection of apps focused on everything from word processing to keeping in touch with classmates, the tablet computer can be an invaluable tool for learning — no matter your age. Science students haven’t been left out, of course, and there are a wide range of applications offering help with chemistry, biology, astronomy and even the math that comes along with certain fields. If you’re a college student looking to supplement your science studies, these apps are some of the best for learning, sharing, researching and just plain having fun. Chemistry Get beautiful photographs of the elements or explore what happens when you design your own molecules using these great iPad apps. The Elements: A Visual Exploration: One of the most celebrated apps on the iPad, this periodic table is much more than a list. Biology Astronomy Reference Tools.