Category Archives: physics

Best Minecraft apps for your obsessed kid!

Best Minecraft apps for your obsessed kid!

Dear daughter: I know you find this hard to believe, but there are apps out there that you would enjoy that are NOT related to Minecraft. What? What’s that you say? You have no interest in anything that’s unrelated to Minecraft? Such as dinner or the dog or YOUR MOTHER? Sigh. If you can’t beat… Continue Reading

Good Free App of the Day: Inventioneers allows kids to play and have fun with physics

I am a major fan of anything that makes learning about science fun. When I stumbled upon Inventioneers, my curiosity was piqued. It has a whole level of high quality free content – so fantastic! This app makes physics fun. Unlike many of the Cut the Rope type apps out there, this one allows the… Continue Reading

New Top Pick! Equate Formula Solver is FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME! And it isn’t just for the nerds among us. And you KNOW who you are.

    Bottom Line: Equate Formula Solver is a handy app from the developers at Nurdture to help us navigate the many math and science formulas intended to help us. But it’s not scary . . .  really. It’s exciting and massive and easy to use. For older kids all the way up to adults, this… Continue Reading

Best Elementary School Apps: Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity teaches kids science basics with super cool experiments

    Bottom Line: Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity encourages kids to explore the scientific concepts of magnetism and electricity  . . . and how they can work together. The videos and lessons are geared toward school-aged children, but they are equally as educational and entertaining for adults. It is learning that you can experience… Continue Reading

Good Free App of the Day: Twelve Angry Birds games and three bonus Rovio apps

Our Grand Poobah ran around the virtual office flailing his arms around like a Muppet, screaming, "Free! We need more free apps! You, over there! Make me a list of Rovio apps!" I got straight to work like a little freebie elf, but without the pointy shoes. Lucky for you, Rovio has ten (yes, ten!)… Continue Reading

Featured App: Timbuktu Magazine for children

EXTRA! EXTRA! Now your kiddies can read all about it! Timbuktu, from Timbuktu, Inc., is a Common-Core based magazine app that is specially made for growing learners agers 6-10.  The base app is free, and each “issue” (1 month) is $4.99. A whole year of Timbuktu on your iPad (only) is $29.99. Continue Reading

Good Free App of the Day: Crayon Physics Deluxe for iPad

Normally $5.49 now FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME Thanks to Carisa from Digital Storytime for giving us the heads-up about this app going FREE!   A challenging and unique physics game for older kids where the objective is to get the ball to the star by drawing objects in crayon that will create a path for the… Continue Reading