Cost: $1.99 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade
Spectacular interactions & animations, stunning visuals, puzzles & games bring Jurassic dinosaurs to life in the second app in the Ansel & Clair dinosaur trilogy. The whole Jurassic adventure is a seamless blend of education and entertainment. Dig for fossils, put them back together, and go back in time to see the Earth morph into Laurasia and Gondwanaland before interacting with the spectacular Jurassic dinosaurs. Take pictures, make notes, and collect stickers. Mix and match body parts to make your own 3D dino in Make a Dino mini game. Throughout the app, science, history, geography and geology are incorporated in a fun, contextual manner and taught through Ansel’s critical questioning and Clair’s encyclopedic knowledge, and you will be amazed at how much kids will learn without even realizing it.
Cost: Free For all grade levels
Online movies covering most core content. Without a subscription, you can watch the free movies and take the quizzes.
Cost: Free 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
This app explores the use of circuits in items which use electricity. It is told through and alien which takes a trip to Earth and crash lands. The students create an avatar and go through different areas following directions to get a high score all the while learning about circuits and electricity.
Cost: Free 1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
This app offers articles to read, interactive games and illusions, and videos about color and the use of color.
Cost: Free For all grade levels
Over 20,000 classic books, sorted by collections, genre, authors. You could find these books on other websites, but this app is very well organized. You can import you own ebooks as well.
Cost: $3.99 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School
Students are able to learn about frog parts by dissecting a frog. Students can try dissecting a virtual specimen with all the trappings that come with the real procedure-minus the mess of course! Besides a virtual chloroformed specimen, the app comes with all the dissection tools and detailed instructions to complete the procedure. Once dissection is complete, the frog’s organs are exposed for further study. There are also videos, activities, and quizzes that go along with frogs and their life cycle.
Cost: Free 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School
View animal, bacteria, and plant cell. Zoom in to see a 3D view inside a cell and read information about each part. Learn about the various parts of the cell, which biologists, biochemists, and DNA researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute study and use to advance the limits of biotechnology.
Cost: Free 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
iTooch apps have been adopted by more than 130,000 students around the world, who enjoy this new and fun way of practicing and learning their lessons on the iPad.
The application contains:
- Nine titles that can be tested for free before being purchased,
- Between 40 and 60 chapters per title with lessons, examples, and figures,
- Between 1,500 and 4,500 questions per title with clues, detailed explanations and images which make it by far the most comprehensive educative tool on the App Store for students in Grades 3 to Grade 5.
Cost: Free 4th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.
Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. Leafsnap currently includes the trees of the Northeast and will soon grow to include the trees of the entire continental United States.
Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
This app allows students to use photos on an iPad to create a story with pictures and text. Additionally, students can add a narration to the story as well. Parts of the pictures can be clickable with additional narration and text.