Category Archives: Apps

Top Five iPad Productivity Apps for the Classroom

When we come into classrooms to support various science based lesson plans, we’re often presented with the over arching problem file management.  What will the students create their projects with?  How will they finish their projects next class period?  Can … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School part 1

Our iPad exploration continued last week with a three parter at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School.  Biology and Bio Tech teacher Linda Simmons was able to dedicate some of her class time to augment her 10th graders’ cellular respiration lab. This new approach … Continue reading

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Technology in Education: An Exploration

Last week I met with Vicki Butler, Seattle Academy‘s Tech Director.  She’s been in the education/tech world for awhile and had a plethora of items to share with me.  Over at Seattle Academy they’re a 1:1(student:laptop) school and they’ve had … Continue reading

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iPad App Review: The Virtual Bacteria ID Lab

The Virtual Bacteria ID Lab(VBIL) is an app produced and distributed for free by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.  It also happens to be an extension of a flash program they already have running on the HHMI website.  SEP had originally downloaded VBIL because it … Continue reading

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iPad App Review: Science 360 for iPad

A few months ago, while on the never ending hunt for science related iPads apps I came across Science 360 for iPad.  This app has a five star review in iTunes and a strong pedigree coming from the National Science Foundation. … Continue reading

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iPad App Review: Animals HD

Early on in my app exploration, I did a lot of searching on the web for suggestions for good science education apps.  Ones that I would see in a couple different places I would purchase and download to see if … Continue reading

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App Review: HudsonAlpha iCell

HudsonAlpha iCell is a basic educational app that gives a pretty sharp 3d model of the three different types of cells: Animal, Plant, and Bacterial. When you click on the type of cell you want to learn more about the … Continue reading

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