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STEM App n' Play

The Everything Machine by Tinybop

Dive inside your device and make your own machines! In Tinybop’s first maker app, kids are empowered to build anything they can imagine using the hardware and sensors already on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

In this award-winning app, kids use a simple visual programming language to combine your device’s camera, microphone, speakers, gyroscope, and screen to make a light, a stop-motion camera, a kaleidoscope, a voice disguiser, a cookie thief catcher, or anything else you can think of!

Tynker - Learn to Code. Program Robots, Control Drones and Make Games.

Tynker is the easiest way for children to learn programming. Solve puzzles to learn concepts, easily build your own games, and control robots and drones using our new step-by-step coding tutorials. 50+ free starter templates included for games, apps, drawing, music, physics, and more. Additional puzzle levels available as in-app purchases.

Tinkerplay

DESIGN, CUSTOMIZE and 3D PRINT TO PLAY
With Tinkerplay you can easily design and 3D print fun characters, scary creatures or anything else you can imagine using the built-in part library. Simply drag parts together and they snap in place, just like in reality.

Daisy the Dinosaur

Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges. After playing Daisy, kids can choose to download a kit to program their own computer game.

ENGINEERING.com

Access the informative and entertaining library of engineering videos and articles of ENGINEERING.com.

Featuring exclusive ENGINEERING.com shows This Week in Engineering, The Product Design Show and the Learning Series.

New videos added daily.

Browse by show name, channel or choose from the The Engineer's Top Picks.

Sun by KIDS DISCOVER

To us here on Earth, the Sun is hugely important. Without it, our world would be a frozen rock wandering in space. Learn all about how the Sun gives us food, energy, seasons, weather, calendars, flowers, light, air, and some really wicked sunburns!

In this app you'll learn about:
• Different Size Stars in our Galaxy
• How a Star is Born
• The Sun's Core
• Solstice vs. Equinox
• A "Spacial" Relationship
• Sun Worshipers
• A Sunny Future?

Features include:
• Interactive 3-D models
• High-definition video and audio
• Hi-res photographs, cartoons, and animations
• Easy-to-read, accessible writing
• Quizzes, puzzles, and other fun games
• Plus…optimized for the iPad Retina display

GeoGebra

GeoGebra (www.geogebra.org) is free dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. Interactive learning, teaching and evaluation resources created with GeoGebra can be shared and used by everyone at tube.geogebra.org.

STEM Mobile Labs

STEM Mobile Labs provides high school students with some of the best STEM-focused digital educational content available for mobile devices. The app brings together a curated selection of innovative FREE apps that explore science, technology, engineering, and math, making it easy for students to conduct real-world and virtual experiments, participate in scientific research, collect data, and more, using the unique capabilities of wireless technology.

Bedtime Math

Parents know to read to their kids at night, but what about math? Our mission is simple: to make math a fun part of kids' everyday lives, as beloved as the bedtime story. Choose the Math Problem of the Day, or explore over 400 additional math problems with various zany topics, ranging from electric eels and chocolate chips to roller coasters and flamingos. Each has three levels of challenge ("Wee Ones," "Little Kids," and "Big Kids"), and many also have harder questions ("The Sky's the Limit") for really big kids, grown-ups, and anyone who's feeling brave!