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Education, learning, and instruction conducted by means of portable computer devices such as smartphones or tablet computers; includes apps and tablet programs.

Students conduct scientific climate research with crowd-sourced observations on the GLOBE Observer app.

May 15, 2018

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Worldwide Science and Education Program

GLOBE Observer is an international citizen science initiative with the aim of helping students to understand the global environment. Students’ observations help scientists to track changes in clouds, water, plants, and other life in support of climate research.

Students learn responsibility through growing digital plants on the Grow app by Seedling.

May 15, 2018

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App to Grow a Plant

Seedling’s Grow app for iOS empowers students to grow a plant by themselves. The interactive platform walks them through each step of the germination process, from planting seeds to sprouting leaves.

Students Learn About Climate Change and the Human Ecological Footprint Through Cleanopolis VR App

May 01, 2018

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Minigames to Increase Environmental Awareness

Fighting climate change becomes interactive with the free Cleanopolis VR app for iOS and Android by Groupe EDF. Students learn about CO2 and battle along with Captain Clean in the fight against climate change.

Use Seek App by iNaturalist to Learn About Wildlife in Your Area

May 01, 2018

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Image Recognition Technology for Exploring Nature

Students can take their nature knowledge up a notch with Seek, a free iOS photo-identification app from iNaturalist that encourages outdoor exploration and learning by harnessing image recognition technology to help users identify plants and animals from their photos.

SAM Space Education STEAM App by SAM Labs Develops Coding and Computational Thinking Skills

May 01, 2018

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Wireless Blocks for Developing Computational Thinking

SAM Space Education is a programming app for iOS that teaches students how to apply computational thinking to design algorithms and programs. It can be paired with hardware SAM Blocks that feature buttons, DC motors, LED lights, sliders, buzzers, and more.

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