Thursday, December 22, 2011
Grade Recommendation: 2nd - 4th
Specific Skill: Paleontology and dinosaurs
For iPad, iPod, or Both: Both
Your budding paleontologist will love this app! By swiping a finger across the screen, they can 'dig' up 6 different dinosaurs. The six dinosaurs are parasaurolophus, brachiosaurus, compsognathus, stegosaurus, triceratops, and tyrannosaurus rex.
After 'digging' up all of the bones, the app automatically builds them into a 3D skeleton. The skeleton then comes to life, turning into an animated dinosaur. The dinosaur, background graphics, and sound are stunning.
I wish the app included even more graphics and especially text about the dinosaurs. Nonetheless, it's a great interactive app to have.