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1 Copyright © 2011 Verizon Foundation. All Rights Reserved. This document may be reproduced and distributed solely for uses that are both (a) educational and (b) non-commercial. Any reproduction or distribution of this document for any other purpose, including commercial gain, is strictly prohibited. Awesome High Quality Science Resources for all Grades Barbara De Santis NJEA November 2013

2 2 Have you seen these iPad science apps for middle school and high school students? See 7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons, a blog by Richard Byrne in Free Technology for Teachers (October 17,2013), that gives details about using these 7 science apps in the classroom.7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons Bill Nye The Science Guy iPad app is a free iPad app on which students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do at home with their parents.Bill Nye The Science Guy iPad app goREACT is a free iPad app from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. This free iPad app allows students to virtually create chemical reactions.goREACT Powers of Minus Ten: Bone is a neat iPad app for biology students. The app takes students through ten levels of viewing the inside of human bones.Powers of Minus Ten: Bone Virtual Heart is a free iPad app that allows users to take a closer look at how the human heart functions. The free app lets users speed up and slow down the virtual heart rate.Virtual Heart 3D Brain is a free iPad app that features a model of the human brain. The app provides a three dimensional model of the human brain that students can rotate.3D Brain Essential Skeleton is a free iPad app for students studying the human skeletal system.Essential Skeleton Solve the Outbreak is a free iPad app produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The app is a game that contains three epidemics for students to researchSolve the Outbreak

3 3 Todays Plan Thinkfinity Community Basics Thinkfinity and Science Going Mobile

4 4 Why join the community? Social networking for educators People monitoring the discussion and no advertisements Bookmark your favorite resources Share materials and ideas

5 5 Todays Plan But first, –Login or join Thinkfinity or –Comment in NJ group

6 6 Select places Type New Jersey in filter field Select then click to join group Join New Jersey Group

7 7 Join other Groups Group NameType in Filter All About ScienceSTEM, Science Professional Development Several Mobile communities Mobile Learning iPad

8 Copyright © 2011 Verizon Foundation. All Rights Reserved. This document may be reproduced and distributed solely for uses that are both (a) educational and (b) non-commercial. Any reproduction or distribution of this document for any other purpose, including commercial gain, is strictly prohibited. Thinkfinity Basics

9 9 Learning Objects

10 10 Thinkfinity Content Partners

11 11 Hyperlinked Title Grade Level Range Description Resource Type Content Partner Standards Alignment Search Response

12 12 What is Evaporated Milk?(Wonderopolis) PreK-5 Activity/Video/ Website Science/ Chemistry

13 13 Lunar Cycle (Science NetLinks) K-5 (multiple levels) Interactive Science | Astronomy

14 14 Tinker Ball (Smithsonian) K-12 Interactive | Activity | Lesson Health - Body Systems and Senses | Physical Education - Motor/Movement Skills | Science - Biological and Life Sciences

15 15 All Systems Go! (Science NetLinks) 3-8 Worksheet Interactive Biological and Life Sciences | Biology

16 16 Power Up (Science Netlinks) 3-8 Interactive Technology | Environmental Health | Arithmetic | Chemistry | Earth science | Ecology |

17 17 Water Treatment Cycle(Science Netlinks) 3-8 Teaching and Learning Supports, Tools Science/Chemistry

18 18 Planet Size Comparison (ScienceNetLinks) 6-12 Teaching and Learning Supports/Tool Science/ Space

19 19 Oil Refining: A Closer Look (Science NetLinks) 9-12 Game/Teaching and Learning Supports/Tools Science/Chemistry/ Earth Science

20 20 Create an Imaginary Marine Ecosystem (NG Education) 9-12 Activities Science/ Biology

21 Copyright © 2011 Verizon Foundation. All Rights Reserved. This document may be reproduced and distributed solely for uses that are both (a) educational and (b) non-commercial. Any reproduction or distribution of this document for any other purpose, including commercial gain, is strictly prohibited. Going mobile

22 22 iMovie Videos $4.95 IOS App Google iMovie app

23 23 Tellagami Animations-30 sec. Images/Voice Free Android/IOS Combine in iMovie

24 24 Going Mobile BrainPOP Android/IOS Free

25 25 Going Mobile goREACT IOS Free

26 26 Going Mobile iCell Android IOS Free

27 27 Going Mobile Molecules IOS Free

28 28 Going Mobile QR code reader Android/IOS Class tools Treasure Hunt QR Codes

29 29 Going Mobile Planets –Android/IOS –Free

30 30 Going Mobile Mitosis IOS Free

31 31 Going Mobile Bill Nye the Science Guy IOS Free

32 32 Going Mobile Solve the Outbreak IOS Free

33 33

34 34 Going Mobile App resources –Science NetlinksScience Netlinks –100+STEM apps (Livebinder)100+STEM apps –40 STEM iPad apps for kids40 STEM iPad apps for kids

35 35 Going Mobile –iPads for SchooliPads for School

36 36 Questions?


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