Interactive Book That Explores the Surprising Side of Color
When is yellow yellower than yellow? What color is a whisper? What’s missing from the palette of Renaissance painters? Students can explore the surprising side of color with Color Uncovered, an interactive book for iOS and Android featuring fascinating illusions, articles, and videos developed by the Exploratorium, a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. Students can try their own color experiments on their mobile device using simple items they have at home, such as a drop of water and a piece of paper. They’ll discover how mobile devices create color, what causes afterimages—and much more. Cost: Free
A rumor of magic, a glimpse of the impossible, a door to a world where the imagined is real … The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor is an interactive book series and app from All Play, No Work, designed for creative minds and busy hands.
Born in a Waldorf-inspired public charter school classroom in California, Cyber Civics meets a growing need to prepare middle school students to be ethical, safe, and wise digital citizens. The in-class program has three levels—Level 1: Digital Citizenship; Level 2:Information Literacy; and Level 3: Media Literacy for Positive Participation.
Starting with the Alamo in 1836, Experience Real History (ERH) uses cards and RealityBoards, in addition to apps, to help students gain insights into history. The Reality Board is a large mat with a printed image of the 1836 Alamo from a bird’s-eye view.