New, interactive apps and the latest lab tools just might turn your child into a budding scientist.
We have the best in hi-tech science, for kids.
Jessica Foust, with Top Ten Reviews, shows off a new, hi-tech way to star gaze.
1. Star Walk – $2.99
a. This interactive astronomy guide by Vito Technology will have you and your kids becoming astronomers in no time. The app enables you to point your iPad to the sky and see what stars or constellations you are looking at.
2. Audubon Birds – A Field Guide to North American Birds – $14.99
a. With this app, your kids will get to know the birds of North America. It’s a great app for field trips when you sight a bird you want to know more about.
3. Audubon Nature Desert Southwest – $9.99
a. This covers the states of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada. Discover the terrain, animals and more of the southwest.
4. The Magic School Bus: Oceans – $7.99
a. It’s an interactive book that has science facts, videos, photos and games. If your kids love The Magic School Bus, they will love this app as they follow Ms. Frizzle’s class on a field trip through the ocean.
5. iLiveMath Entomology – $4.99
a. Perfect for kids in 1st to 7th grades that like insects. The app uses the study of insects as a way to teach math word problems. Also have similar apps that focus on oceans and farm agriculture.
6. CHEM C3000: $230
a. For kids who love science, this chemistry set has everything you need to set up a small home chemistry lab. It’s the ultimate set; it includes more experiments and supplies than any other set TopTenREVIEWS reviewed.
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