K - 12 Mobile Apps

K12 Periodic Table of Elements

What is it?
K12 periodic table of elements is an app that allows you to explore the periodic table, its elements and the features of the elements.

How can it be used in a k-12 classroom?
This app would be good for chemistry classes when students are first introduced to the periodic table. Looking at the whole periodic table  can be overwhelming when it is first introduced.  Using this app, the periodic table can be introduced in sections, with each section being colour coded.

Math 42

What is it?
Math 42 is an app that allows you to do math problems for practice, look up terms, and helps you with math problems.

How can it be used in a k-12 classroom?
This app would be good for students who need help on their math homework.  It shows the student how to solve a similar problem, giving step by step instructions.  There is also a test option where students can solve problems and monitor their progress.

Frog Dissection

What is it?                                                                                                                                                                           This app is exactly as the title suggests, it is an app where you can dissect a frog without the mess or the queasiness.

How can it be used in a k-12 classroom?                                                                                                                  This app can be used in biology classes, where students are learning about the organ system.  This app includes vivid 3D imagery,  step by step instructions on how to virtually dissect the frog with the tools needed, and a comparison between the anatomy of a human and the anatomy of a frog.  This app is not only a cheaper solution to an actual dissection, it is also mess free and helps the students who are not able to stand live dissections.

StoryKit

What is it?                                                                                                                                                                         Story kit is an app that lets you create your own electronic story book.

How can it be used in k-12 classrooms?                                                                                                                      This app can be used in english classes, specifically the creative writing portion.  This app allows students to create their own story book, by adding text and even allowing them to illustrate their own pictures.  To make the story even more personal, students can add their own voice or different sound effects to enhance the story.

World Book- This Day in History for iPad

What is it?                                                                                                                                                                       World Book- This Day in History is an app that lets you see any historical event on a selected day.

How can this be used in k-12 classrooms?                                                                                                                This app can be used for social studies, especially for projects such as timelines.  On a selected day that has a historical event, there will be pictures, music and speeches in relation to that event.  Instead of students having to search different websites for historical events, they can just come to this app and find it all in one place.



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