- Brain POP Featured Movie
From the website: "BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students while supporting individual, team, and whole-class learning. Resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and, BrainPOP ESL. "
Characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts. Through the newly launched "My BrainPOP," teachers and students keep records of learning accomplishments through quizzes, game play, and activities. And more.....
From the website: “What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or 1 billion years ago for that matter? Can we say anything about Earth’s climate as far back as our planet’s origin?"
From the website: "The Exoplanet app is a highly visual and interactive catalogue of all known exoplanets. Exoplanets are planets orbiting stars beyond our own Solar System. It is frequently updated whenever new discoveries are confirmed.
An amazing model of the Milky Way lets you explore our universe all the way from the Solar System to the cosmic microwave background.
This app has been developed and is maintained by a professional astronomer."
- Fill the Cup
From the website: "Four math games allow children to experience math concepts through manipulation. Rods is an addition/subtraction game that uses different sized rods side by side to show how two numbers make up another one. The child selects the rod that makes up the missing piece."
- Google Earth
From the website: "Fly around the planet with a swipe of your finger. Explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home. Search for cities, places, and businesses. Browse layers including roads, borders, places, photos and more.
Visit the Earth Gallery to find exciting maps such as real-time earthquakes, planes in flight, hiking trails, city tours, and more. Integrated Google Maps Street View allows you to explore the world at street level."
- Google Maps
From the website: "Explore new places, discover local favorites, and navigate your world with Google Maps. Voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and more. Now available on iPhone and iPad with a simple, easy-to-use design."
- Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries
From the website: "Soar through the universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, exploring discoveries from dark energy to colliding galaxies. This highly interactive eBook features video, image galleries and more to reveal the record of scientific breakthroughs behind Hubble’s stunning images of the cosmos."
- Khan Academy
Over 42,000 videos, all free, all the time. Subjects include math, science, economics and finance, humanities, and more.
- MyScript Calculator
From the website: "Easy, simple and intuitive, just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the result in real time. The same experience as writing on paper with the advantages of a digital device."
- NOVA Elements
From the website: "With 'NOVA Elements,' explore an interactive periodic table, play a game hosted by David Pogue, or watch the two-hour NOVA program, “Hunting the Elements.”
- Numbler - Math Game
From the website: "Numbler is a game where players build math equations in a familiar crossword style board. All the mental fun of popular board and online word games, but with numbers instead of letters."
- Orbit Architect
From the website: "Orbit Architect allows you to interactively design and explore satellite orbital geometry through the multi-touch interface of the iPad. You can manipulate a satellite orbit using pinch and rotate multi-touch gestures, see the effects on the orbit and its ground track in real-time, and animate the results. As you change the orbit, dynamic diagrams will illuminate the meaning of each orbital parameter. Finally, the results can then be emailed to yourself or to a friend."
From the website: "This is a tile-based visual programming environment and toolkit, lets kids make games, animated stories, interactive art, and share with others on the Net."
From the website: "SkyORB is a fast and lightweight astronomy app including a 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris with notifications, search engine, sun clock, point to sky, weather, and more."
- Solve the Outbreak
From the website: "Get clues, analyze data, solve the case, and save lives! Do you quarantine the village? Interview people who are sick? Run more lab tests? The better your answers, the higher your score - and the more quickly you’ll save lives. You’ll start out as a Trainee and can earn badges by solving cases, with the goal of earning the top rank: Disease Detective."
- Video Science
From the website: "A library of over 80 hands-on Science lessons that are great for home and classroom. These short videos demonstrate inexpensive and easy to recreate experiments that are designed to inspire and excite kids of all ages."
- Virtual Manipulatives!
From the website: "...virtual manipulatives alone do not provide meaning for learners; they require a teacher to guide meaning and connections." "Able to compare fractions, decimals and percents in a concrete way."
From the website: Learn programming for grades 4-8. As children learn fundamentals, Tynker introduces more advanced concepts.
- Daisy the Dinosaur (Programming)
From the website: "Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges. After playing Daisy, kids can choose to download a kit to program their own computer game."
- Cargo-Bot (Programming)
From the website: "Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Sounds simple, right? It features 36 fiendishly clever puzzles, haunting music and stunning retina graphics. Record your solutions and share them on YouTube."