Introduction to DNA with a Playful Puzzle Tablet App

DNA Play is a fantastic app from the folks at Avokiddo.  I love the idea of introducing students to the basic concept of DNA with a simple and playful game.  Kids will learn how to build creatures by completing a series of DNA puzzles. They can get creative and experiment with crazy mutations of different body parts […]

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Intro to United States: An Educational App From Montessorium

If you’re looking for apps for young learners Montessorium has a handful to check out.  One of my favorites is Intro to United States.  This app presents a map of the United States for students to explore.  They’ll tap on each state to learn its name and work through different activities. Students will learn the […]

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iPads in Space! Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe

Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe is a terrific iPad app for students.  This app includes ten experiments for students to work through.  Students will learn about planets and gravity while creating their own solar system and piloting a ship to Mars.  Beautifully designing and visually pleasing, Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe will grab […]

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Explore the Solar System on iPads with Professor Astro Cat

Taking students on field trips around the solar system might not be an option at your school.  If that’s the case, you’ll want to check out Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System app for iPads.  This beautifully designed app was just released on the Apple App Store.  Based on the best-selling book, Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of […]

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Science4Us Digital Science Curriculum: Includes Embedded PD Resources

Science4Us is a standards-based digital science curriculum that teaches science using the 5E inquiry-based instructional model. In addition to over 350 digital games and online activities, there are tons of offline experiments and hands-on projects to keep students engaged and excited about science.  It’s a great choice for teachers looking to include cross-curricular activities that connect science instruction to math and […]

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Global Oneness Project: Free Multicultural Stories & Lesson Plans

I love free resources and here’s one perfect for teachers of multiple disciplines!  The Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms.  Their award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues from around the world with a humanistic lens.  Aligned to National and […]

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Explore Congress on iPads: Multimedia, Facts & Local Reps

MyCongress is an iPad app that helps students and teachers learn more about the folks that represent each state.  Users can search and bookmark different representatives.  The information with each entry includes Twitter links, video clips and information on each person’s background. This app could be used with students investigating their local representatives or learning more […]

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ModernChalkboard: SMART Board Lessons for the Elementary Classroom

ModernChalkboard.com has a large collections of SMART Board lessons for elementary school teachers.  Their Notebook lessons work with SMART Board interactive whiteboard systems and cover a variety of topics. Created by the same team as SuperTeacherWorksheets, ModernChalkboard has tons of resources for teachers looking to energize their SMART Board lessons. There are plenty of interactive math […]

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Age of Explorers: iPad Game from the History Channel

There are lots of great educational apps from the History Channel, and I’ve shared a few I like earlier this year.  The new app Age of Explorers lets students navigate the seas alongside famous historical figures.  Completely free and plenty of fun, Age of Explorers asks students to follow the journey of different explorers from […]

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3D Cell Simulation: Videos, Models and More

Whether you have one teacher iPad to lead a demonstration or a handful to distribute to your students, there are powerful apps for the science classroom.  Students can explore cells with the Molecular Probes 3D Cell App app for iPads.  In addition to accessing video content, users can create their own cell image. This completely free app […]

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