Ansel & Clair: Jurassic Dinosaurs for iOS Science, Social Studies

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.

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BrainPOP Featured Movie for iOS Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Mathematics, Practical Living/Vocational Studies, Science

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.

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Cell and Cell Structure for iOS Science

Cost: $2.99 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Offers an in-depth understanding about cells, cell structure, the cell life cycle, individual organelles and their functions, and much more.

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Color Uncovered for iOS Arts & Humanities, Science

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.

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Free Books for iOS Arts & Humanities, Reading, Science, Social Studies

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.

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Frog Dissection for iOS Science

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.

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HudsonAlpha iCell for iOS Science

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.

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Lab Timer for iOS General, Science

Cost: Free 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

This app provides a way to run multiple timers at a time. Up to 16 different timers can be run simulaneously.

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Leafsnap for iOS Science

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.

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Living Earth - Clock & Weather for iOS Science

Cost: $2.99 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

Shows interactive maps of the planet. View the weather, radars, world clocks, cloud patterns, tropical storms, forcasts, and more.

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