Category Archives: Science

Review: Trybie Journeys for family science fun.

Review: Trybie Journeys for family science fun.

Bottom Line: Although the story of a test tube wandering around the world isn’t very memorable, the experiments and explanations about the science behind them are memorable and the illustrations are pretty adorable to boot. Parents that are willing to hang out with their kiddos and and get their science “on” will find a lot… Continue Reading

Let Your Child Explore Marine Life with MarcoPolo Ocean! – Free for a Limited Time (Save $2.99)

Let Your Child Explore Marine Life with MarcoPolo Ocean! – Free for a Limited Time (Save $2.99)

MarcoPolo Ocean offers children hours of educational fun, all with a bright and interactive ocean theme! Kids will enjoy the 6 building activities, which include a coral reef, several different types of octopuses, marine mammals, fish, a boat, and a submarine or submersible. Visual hints are given when needed, and the narrator teaches children all… Continue Reading

iBiome – Wetlands is a new top pick! Great for the budding environmentalist in your family!

iBiome – Wetlands is a new top pick! Great for the budding environmentalist in your family!

Bottom line: iBiome โ€“ Wetlands is a great way to introduce your child to the science of the wetlands, teaching them why the wetlands are important and how we can protect the ones we have and restore the ones that have been destroyed. You might just discover a budding environmentalist in your midst. iBiome โ€“… Continue Reading

Free App Friday of Android for August 21

I don't know about where you live, but summer ends and a new school year begins this Monday for my kids. I've tried to help them not slip down the summer-slide with their academics with educational apps that are also fun. If you are looking for some apps to help round out your summer or get… Continue Reading

Gotta get Back in Time with this amazing app from Landka

I really wish I were Neil DeGrasse Tyson. I feel like that's what it would take to do justice to Back in Time by Landka Apps. This beautiful app gives you the history of . . . well . . . everything, and it really seems like something our friend Neil should know about. It's an overwhelming… Continue Reading

Back in Time: a thrill ride that doesn’t require a souped-up DeLorean

Back in Time, by Landka Apps brings the history of the universe and civilization into the palms of you hands with this gorgeously designed app. Easy navigation based on a 24-hour clock and linear visual timelines make the vastness of this information easier to put in context. This thoroughly engaging look at the universe is… Continue Reading

Visit the African jungle and go star-gazing with Kiwaka

I really wish I'd been introduced to this app two weeks earlier. Just the other day, my daughter was asking questions about the constellations, and while I knew the basics, I found I had to trust my good friend Google to tell us where each constellation got its name, why each shape evoked each picture,… Continue Reading