The apple educational apps store has thousands of applications available to the teacher and student.
These apple educational apps range from basic rote learning to 3D simulations of complex scientific and mathematical skills. Most of the apple educational apps are designed to work with iPad; IPhone and iPod Touch as well as notebooks and desktop computers.
To access apple educational apps, the user will have to go to the Apple store online in order to download the application directly to the user’s device. The educational applications can be downloaded and ready to use within minutes.
Outstanding Science Apple Educational Apps
Science teachers will find iCell from HudsonAlpha a great virtual presentation to show students the differences between plant, animal and bacteria cells. The application is available free for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone.
The Unity 3D web player available here for free is also needed for viewing on some devices. This 3D interactive application will bring cells alive for students using video gaming techniques that allow students to see the similarities and differences among the cells.
Another hard to find free apple educational apps in science is the Genome Cache app from HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology. It is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Geonome Cache provides 20 different pathways through the human genome that can be explored along with a paper version that can be used in conjunction with the application at Genomecache.hudsonalpha.org.
In conjunction with the website, teachers can use direct inquiry teaching methods to have students explore over 150 different locations on the DNA strand as well as increase general knowledge of genetics by including competitions available through the leader board with other students around the world.
World Web Dictionary
Designed for the iPad and iPhone and iPod Touch, World Web Software puts a dictionary complete with synonyms, antonyms, and usage examples as well as a verbal pronunciation directly into the hands of teachers and students. All without the need for wifi making it convenient in the classroom and on the go. Download WorldWeb Dictionary.
In addition to suggesting the correct spelling for a word the apple educational apps will also list possible suggestions of words that sound alike or are often confused with the word being typed in which will increase the student’s ability to find and correct errors.
These high quality free apple educational apps are available from the Apple Store under educational applications and will make learning more exciting for the student and the teacher.