Whether you’re learning or teaching, these excellent apps help students blossom with tools for all subjects.
NASA Used A Lot Of MacBooks To Get The Curiosity Rover To Mars
The role of the Mac at NASA and JPL is shown off by Mars Curiosity mission
NASA’s control room flooded with Macs during Mars Curiosity landing
Awesome new augmented reality app by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
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.
Superstar 7th Graders Publish Their Own eBook to the iBookstore
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.Website: OSU Digital FirstPress Release: The Mobile Campus: Ohio State announces plan to transform teaching, learning, and researchiTunes U Course: General Chemistry by Ohio State University
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.
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.