Tag Archives: science

New “Education Collections” section of the App Store

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewRoom?fcId=549872333&mt=8

Whether you’re learning or teaching, these excellent apps help students blossom with tools for all subjects.

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Spacecraft 3D by Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Awesome new augmented reality app by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

<http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spacecraft-3d/id541089908?mt=8>

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7th Graders Publish Their Own Textbook

<http://learninginhand.com/blog/7th-graders-publish-their-own-textbook.html>

Creatures, Plants and More is an interactive field guide of Northwest Florida. The stories and photos are a collection of what students from Woodlawn Beach Middle School have compiled for everyone to enjoy.

More info…
Superstar 7th Graders Publish Their Own eBook to the iBookstore
<http://www.maclife.com/article/news/superstar_7th_graders_publish_their_own_ebook_ibookstore>

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Ohio State “digital first” initiative

http://digitalfirst.osu.edu/

Ohio State University recognizes that we live in transformative times, and students, faculty and staff expect to learn and work with relevant tools. Digital First will redesign the campus experience at Ohio State by optimizing wireless and classroom technology, providing faculty the opportunity to offer engaging digital learning content to students, and by enhancing the student experience from enrollment to graduation and beyond. Digital First is Ohio State’s plan to support and foster mobile learning environments, recognizing that tablet functionally will enable this university-wide transformation.
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Energy by Mark Salata, Ph.D.

What happens when you mix minted candy with cola? How do we create an electric current without a power source? Explore the answers to these questions and more through this ScienceWerkz interactive book, an engaging way to learn science.

In this ScienceWerkz book, you will learn about energy forms and the conversion of energy by using many interactive pages. Videos, animations, and self-quizzes highlight concepts such as potential energy, kinetic energy, conversion of energy, the Law of Conservation of energy, and the multitude of energy resources.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/energy/id508518633?mt=13

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Chemistry Textbook: Chemistry from the Ground Up

Chemistry from the Ground Up
by David Ng

Written by a former mathematics and science teacher, this textbook introduces students to middle school chemistry concepts based on the Massachusetts State Standards. While intended for a 7th- and 8th-grade audience, it provides a much deeper foundation than your typical middle school science textbook.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/chemistry-from-the-ground-up/id504632990?mt=13

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