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10 Great Science App Sites

10 Great Science App Sites
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High School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. To create a new wiki, log in, then click the Add (+) button and choose New Wiki. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager Light Particle Manipulation Apps For The iPad: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide Overview Have you ever wanted to control light particles? It is a cool thing to do and now with apps on the iPad you can. Essential Apps $1.99 Uzu by Colordodge Labs Uzu is the best light manipulation app out there. Notable Apps $2.99 Midnight HD by Hyperbolic Magnetism Midnight HD is a great alternative to the essential apps. Decent Apps $1.99 Line Art by PDJ Apps Line Art offers many of the same features that Tesla Toy and Atomic Toy do. Free Versions Of Mentioned Apps iPhone Version $0.99 Little Uzu by Colordodge Labs Other Apps

Apps to Use as Student ePortfolios I have yet to find the perfect Digital Portfolio app that I think I would use exclusively in a Visual Arts class. Some apps can be used as graphic portfolios or as beautiful sketchbooks, others are great at sharing. Not all of the apps available are great at all of these things. Evernote: FREE Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Paper: FREE Paper is an easy and beautiful way to create on iPad. Three Ring: FREE Three Ring is a fast, flexible, and simple way to organize and present your students' real world work, from handwritten assignments to classroom presentations. Coolibah: FREE Coolibah is a digital scrapbooking app that could just as easily be used to present student's work as a digital portfolio.

Educational apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch 8 Free iPad Reading Apps for Young Learners Again the iPad. You might have noticed a surge in posts about iPad apps here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. This is not because I favour iPad over other tablets but because of the huge number of emails I got from readers asking for apps that work on the iPad. I personally love both iOS and Android systems and am familiar with both of them. Anyway if you are reading this and still did not make up your mind about which tablet can work for you then let me help you make your decision and check out this list of The Top 10 Tablets for Educators. Back to our sheep. 1- iPlay & Sing This is an app designed for pre-school, under-5, and non-readers. This is a learning-to-read platform for young kids. 3- ABC Alphabet Phonics This is an awesome educational game that helps kids rapidly learn the ABC by sight, sound, and touch. 4- Find The Words 5- Aesop Quest This is another cool learning game where the player must remember elements of a story to complete a level. 6- Read Me Stories

Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara Karasic With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone. Educators use apps for everything from communicating with students to inspiring creativity to dissecting virtual frogs. Luckily, we have lots of educators (including Apple Distinguished Educators) on Appolicious who share their lists of the best education apps for elementary, middle school, junior high, and high school. These are the education apps most listed by educators on Appolicious. 1. 3D Brain (iPad, iPhone. Reviewed by educator lmorris: “This is a great learning tool for any student. Subject/Grade: Science (Biology). 4-12. Listed by: Alline, techsupv, and SkylineiPads. 2. Reviewed by educator lmorris: “This is a great app for learning about priceless pieces of art. Subject/Grade: Art. 6-12. Listed by: justatitch, uwcsea and LaurieFowler. 3. Subject/Grade: Language Arts, Math, Science. 4. Listed by: klbruni331.

Teaching Appz | Subject Areas Archive | Science iPad Dinosaur Fact Files Which immense meat-eating dinosaur had a brain both the size and the shape of a banana? Did you know that Triceratops had 432 teeth? To these questions, and many more, Dinosaur Fact Files has the answers. More Info Energy for Life This app explains the functions of the digestive system, the respiratory system, and the circulatory system in an enjoyable and entertaining way. More Info Experience Life Learn about the senses, the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system with the interactive illustrations, games and animations in this engaging app. More Info Whack A Bone Whack A Bone helps you to learn the human skeletal system on the iPad. More Info Rocks HD Rocks HD is a multi-sensory exploration of key topics in Earth Sciences such as the rock cycle, various types of rocks and their geology, minerals and excavation, soil types and horizons, weathering and erosion, formation of fossils, and various types of fossils. More Info iPod Touch / iPhone / iPad Fantastic Dinosaurs

Flitch Green Academy Study: iPad Still King of Tablet Web Usage In a little over two years since the inception of the iPad, tablet computers have rapidly been popularized and diversified to an astounding degree in the tech world. Tablets are being increasingly thought of as second screen devices – an alternative means to browse the Web or engage in e-commerce. In this period of time, the amount of options within the tablet market has expanded significantly, with varying improved system specifications, operating systems, and price points. Over the past year, screen size and resolution have emerged as the primary methods (other than branding) for differentiating tablets. Given the recent emphasis of screen size as a major differentiating factor for the tablet market, Chitika Insights analyzed a range of tablet screen sizes in the context of mobile ads. To quantify this study, Chitika Insights analyzed millions mobile impressions from the Chitika ad network, drawn from a date range of June 19, 2012 to June 25, 2012.

Study Shows HMH Fuse™ iPad® App Can Dramatically Improve Student Achievement | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Boston -- Apr 10th, 2012 -- A study of app released today by research firm Empirical Education Inc. identifies implementation as a key factor in the success of mobile technology. The 2010–2011 study was a pilot of a new educational app from global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) that re-imagines the conventional textbook to fully deploy interactive features of the mobile device. The ™ platform encourages the use of personalized lesson plans by combining direct instruction, ongoing support, assessment and intervention in one easy-to-use suite of tools. Empirical found that the iPad®-using students in the four participating districts: Long Beach, Fresno, San Francisco and Riverside Unified School District (Riverside Unified), performed on average as well as their peers using the traditional textbook. However, after examining its own results, Riverside Unified found an increase in test scores among students taught with compared to their peers.

iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with.....

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