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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Building Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes HD Lite for iOS Science

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

This app enables students to build models of atoms with the correct number of subatomic particles. it provides students with practice on calculating the correct number if particles. The app gives students an element and the students build their atom and check to see if they are correct.

Lite version only includes Atoms

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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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Circuit GoGo Lite for iOS Science

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.

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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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Creative Chemistry for Android Science

Cost: $0.99 High School

This book originated in a series of articles prepared for The Independent in 1917-18 for the purpose of interesting the general reader in the recent achievements of industrial chemistry and providing supplementary reading for students of chemistry in colleges and high schools.

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EBSCOhost for Android Language Arts, Reading, Science, Social Studies

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

If your school has a subscription to the Kentucky Virtual Library, then your students can download this app and search the database for magazine articles.

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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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