Chemistry! A word that can lead to a feeling of desperation! But, Sprout Labs has you covered. With their multiple leaning modes, kids can get some real insight into this area of science.
This app covers, you guessed it, elements, compounds and mixtures. Each of these subcategories are brought to life via simply defined terms, high definition photos and video. The learning modes are as follows:
Read and Learn is simple to understand information on each of the subjects provided. One can read the text, or have it read to them. Including are amazing facts.
Touch and Learn provides high-definition photos, including a brief caption. Within the photo are "hot spots" where you can tap and read additional information.
See and Learn provides high-definition photos with captions, which balances out the information with something that you can "attach it to". This is key in learning. When reading about something if you don't have the "thing" on hand to look at, photos and video are the next best thing.
Watch and Learn mode is jammed pack full of interesting informational videos. The app has 28, yes 28 excellent videos in all!
Quiz and Learn tests your understanding. The question increase in difficulty as you move through it. Correct answers Answer the questions correctly on first try and win coins! Everybody likes a game!
I enjoyed every minute of my learning experience, and walked away with a much greater understanding of the topics provided. What almost amazes me more is the price of this app! $1.99 for something that spans grades 3-8, with an abundance of very interesting and compelling content.
This app is perfect for schools, home-school environments and just filling in the cracks as well as reinforcing what one has already learned.
Compatible with iPad.