ARcheology-Dig Up History is an intriguing app that has a lot of potential for fun and learning. Developers have used augmented reality to simulate a real archeological dig, so users will have a feeling of being in the middle of the action. It’s fun and it’s educational.
Legends of Learning is an engaging set of science games and online activities designed for students in grades 3-8. The system is designed for classroom use, but could be adapted to family use. It features lots of content that is aligned with the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
My Molecularium is an entertaining and educational app designed to give high school students a healthy dose of gaming fun while they learn and practice chemistry concepts related to molecular structure, chemical formulas, and skeletal formulas. Optional competitive features and social media sharing for achievements make the app a must-see for chemistry students who are also gamers.
See the App in iTunes Springbay Studio Ltd. Price: $2.99 iBiome – Ocean is the sequel to the award-winning educational game, iBiome – Wetland. With iBiome – Ocean, kids can build and explore diverse and intricate ocean habitats with their guide, Professor Bio! I thought that this app was really neat and a great science-driven …
Finding Stubby is a pleasant, low-key app that will help younger children discover some basic information, facts, and more as they pilot a remotely-operated vehicle down into the very bottom parts of the ocean floor.
Bloom by Megalearn is a fun and entertaining way to learn about some important aspects of biology and plant life cycles, and activates some important higher-learning skills such as generalization and finding similarities and differences.
Here’s our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 8th graders. Check out the math, science, and even personal health concepts! Challenge your upper middle school student with these great apps. I’ve Got This-An Interactive Story I Got This: An Interactive Story walks users through a first-person account of a teen who developed type 2 …
A little bit of science, a small bit of social studies, some reading and some math round out the suggestions for first graders this year. Take a look at these apps. Malama Honua My Voyage The My Voyage app will take users on an elaborate adventure through documentary-like videos, games, and more as the main …
Curious George Train Adventures is an entertaining app that gives young children a great opportunity to practice vital thinking, predicting, and problem solving skills while they enjoy the antics of one of their favorite characters.
Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System is an educational and entertaining app that offers a close look at the sun and each of the eight planets in the solar system using fun facts, graphics and infographics, games and activities.
Ready, Jet, Go! Space Explorer is a free app from PBS Kids that will get kids interested in the stars, constellations, and other aspects of the nighttime sky. With four modes of play, there’s something here for everyone, but the most exciting part is the app’s capability to “see” what is in the sky above the user and allow users to learn about objects in the sky that they can really see right now.
DNA Play is an incredibly fun and entertaining app that gives children fun environment to learn a bit about how DNA and genes work. Fabulous images, sound effects and offers lots of fun creatures for children to build and play with for hours!
Top Educational Apps for Back to School We’ve scoured the App Store to find the top educational apps for kids. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down to just five for each category so in some cases we’ve listed more, especially for those hard to find apps for middle school, high school and special …
Khan Academy’s app provides a comprehensive library of topics and skills that support Common Core goals. It includes a wealth of information particularly on middle school and high school classes, as well as useful topics for college students and adults.
CK-12 offers a comprehensive system of review resources and practice questions that will help students get ahead in school. The app does a thorough job of covering vital ideas in elementary math as well as middle and high school high school math and science.
Inventioneers opens the door to creative and inventive play by challenging users to solve problems. Users can position objects and tiny helpers called Inventioneers to accomplish each goal while learning about physics concepts.
Star Walk Kids-Explore Space and Planets is a wonderful adventure into the science and culture of the nighttime sky. It will encourage interest in astronomy and also allow families to explore the beauty of the night together.
Get up-close and personal with the human body, exploring all of its parts, seeing how they’re all connected, and absorbing key information about each body part at the same time in this highly interactive and informational app.
Take a closer look at the human body through a fun rhyming story featuring the Cat in the Cat and his friends. Mixed in with the trademark Seussical rhymes, kids will find information about their bodies, from the hair on their heads to the toes on their feet, and everything in between.
Rough Science provides basic introductory information about layers of the earth, states of matter, and adaptation/evolution in the form of a video tutorial and a hands-on challenge that reinforces a simple concept from the video.
Miles and Miles of Reptiles is an interactive story book intended for children from kindergarten through fourth grade, but kids of all ages will enjoy and benefit from it. Typical Seuss-style text and illustrations are highlighted by animations, sound effects and callouts with definitions, facts, and information about reptiles.