Developed by Designmate for iOS devices, the Eureka.in–NSES app enables students of different age ranges and with diverse interests, abilities, and experiences to achieve scientific and mathematical excellence even in abstract concepts such as the Structure of DNA, Complex Physical Laws, or Intricate Chemical Bonds. Each topic comprises a video with engaging 3D animations crafted to explore intangible intricacies involved within each concept. In addition, the app includes text that presents comprehensive descriptions to supplement learning at a personalized pace, a quiz for assessing students’ proficiency, an image that provides an essential frame of the concept on which to ruminate, and concise description of important terms in the topic. Costs: Free app, with in-app options at $7.99 per month for elementary, middle school, and high school
The Smithsonian Science for the Classroom program is setting the standard for 3D learning and 3D assessment. Developed by the Smithsonian Science Education Center, this new integrated STEM curriculum is designed to engage students in phenomenon-based learning through coherent storylines and connect them firsthand to the world around them.
ASM Teacher Materials Camp is a weeklong, idea-generating workshop introducing teachers to methods that will make core math and science principles more enticing and relevant to their middle school and high school students. The materials topics are motivators in any engineering, technology, or science course as students complete projects of personal worth to them.
An initiative of Microsoft Philanthropies, TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) helps high schools throughout the United States and in British Columbia, Canada, build and grow sustainable computer science programs. TEALS pairs trained computer science professionals from across the technology industry with classroom teachers to team-teach computer science.