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Would you like to know how we see objects around us, or what causes light to bend?
This is a highly engaging and interactive app that helps in comprehensively understanding and applying the basic concepts of light with the help of animation and fun-filled simulation.
Learn about the following:
* How we see things
* Types of materials and behavior with light (in full version)
* Color of objects (in full version)
* Formation of shadows (in full version)
* Reflection of light (in full version)
* Refraction of light (in full version).
This app is aligned with Bloom’s taxonomy, and draws from Common Core State Standards* and Next Generation Science Standards*. As a member of the KNOW What’s Inside program, this app has been designed especially for children, with special attention to online privacy.
The app is packed with the following features:
1. What's (Animation) and How's (Concepts): Study basics of light and grasp them in detail with easy to understand 3-D animation, and simulation in concepts
2. Quiz: Test your understanding of concepts and ability to relate to real life examples
3. Did You Know: View interesting facts and snippets of information about light from both a historical perspective and current context
4. Explore More: Apply the concepts you read to simple experiments using objects around you.
The suggested sequence for going through various modules in this app is Animation-Concepts-Quiz-Did You Know-Explore More.
This app is intended:
(a) for students primarily in the age group of 8 to 15 years who want to understand concepts from scratch,
(b) as a supplemental guide for teachers, and
(c) as a reference tool for those who want to strengthen their understanding of the subject.
While you are here, check out our free Science Facts app "World of Wonders - Amazing Science Facts by Science Guru".
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Great for ESL..
We're researching quiz games for our game Quiz Hero. This was a great find as an example of English as a second language.
My son and I went through this and he asked a lot of good questions that the app helped to answer and I learned a few things myself!
Having fun with my niece
It's fun and what I really like it's an educational apps. Children's prefer iPads to books now and this app helps to teach and entertain at the same time!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.