Category Archives: iPad

Microscope Camera Support from Exo Labs

Over the past six months we here at SEP have been in close contact with a new start-up called Exo Labs.  Their aim: create a microscope camera for consumer and classroom use. We’ve had several meetings with them to showcase … Continue reading

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North Mason High School

I’ve most recently traveled out on the Washington State Peninsula to Belfair and North Mason High School for a mini, one class, iPad experiment.  Anna Munkres’ 10th grade biology class was exploring the differences between mitosis and meiosis, and as … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School part 2

This time around the plan was to use the iPads to direct some learning through an online karyotyping lesson via University of Arizona.  The students previously had finished another karyotyping lab and were using this extra lesson as a in … 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 Curriculum Discovery

Last month here at SEP we’ve been trying to come up with new ways to utilize our iPads.   We’ve been struggling to find a good way to uniquely use them.  So in the pursuit of greater knowledge we decided to “experiment” and incorporate them … 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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