Punflay introduces another dissection app - Rat Dissection for the iPad.
Back by popular demand, Punflay is adding another dissection app to its existing line-up of educational iPad apps. This time, students can experience a virtual dissection of a rat. Just like the award-winning app, Frog Dissection, Rat Dissection for the iPad has been designed for middle and high school students. The content for the app has been validated by subject matter experts to ensure accuracy. It’s a great substitute for the real thing and will fit perfectly in the science curriculum.
Educators and students will find this very green app a blessing in the classroom. Users can get a feel for dissecting a rat on the iPad without ever inflicting any harm on the animal. The app walks you through a series of steps on how to dissect a rat. All you have to do is to simply follow the written instructions along with voice-over to dissect and explore the rat’s internal organs. Besides a virtual chloroformed specimen, Rat Dissection comes with all the dissection tools. The organs are all presented as 3D images. Users can tap on the individual organs to see what they look like from different angles. Detailed information on the organs is provided to help the student learn about their structure and function.
•Vivid 3D images of rat’s internal organs
•Step-by-step instructions with voice over
•Accurate simulation of the wet lab dissection procedure
•Content validation by subject matter experts
For those of you who haven’t tried our very popular app Frog Dissection, the following will give you an idea about how the app is popular among educators and students. If this is any indication, Rat Dissection is sure to be equally welcome in the classroom!
The following are some schools that are either considering the use of Frog Dissection or are using it in the classroom now.
Pikes Peak Prep, Colorado
A.D. Rundle Middle School, Chillawack, Canada
Durham Public Schools
Lake County schools technology
Be sure to watch for updates. We’ll be adding more features to the app to make it a more comprehensive teaching tool.
Updated for latest os versions and bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
I think this app is very educational but it would be much more entertaining if it would allow you to make mistakes or cut open the brain or cut open the guts to see what is inside. I also think it would be useful to see what the blood does when the rat is cut.
Ally (a 13 year old)
Every time I view an organ in detail the. Try to go back to the organ overview the whole app closes (crashes?). The frog dissection is much smoother but I needed a mammal for my class...
Not the best.
This is very informative, but it's honestly a rip-off. You can only do the dissection the way it plans, and after that ll you can do is look at the organs and read about them. I wish I hadn't spent the money.
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- 120.7 MB
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.