Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Life Cycle App

Price: 99 cents
Grade Recommendation: 2nd and up
Subject: Science
Specific Skill: Life Cycles
Levels: n/a
Players: n/a
For iPad, iPod, or Both: Both

The cycle of life is covered in state and national science standards at almost every grade level.

This app covers the following life cycles:
- Life Cycle of a Frog
- Phases of the Moon
- Life Cycle of a Butterfly
- Plant Life Cycle
- Pollination and Fertilization
- Rock Cycle
- Water Cycle
- Photosynthesis
- Nitrogen Cycle
- Oxygen Cycle
- Life Cycle of a Ladybug

Each cycle of life is illustrated in a kid-friendly manner. In addition, each step in each cycle is accompanied by explanatory text and a narrator is available to read the text too. Both of those options can be turned off - making the app customizable to meet your needs.

At this price point, this app should be on all iPod Touches and iPads that are used in science classrooms.

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