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App of the week: PhysicalSci

By Meris Stansbury
July 1st, 2013

Name: PhysicalSci

What is it? Physical Science is the study of matter, energy, and change. The Interactive Physical Science Glossary app is a review and study tool for learning physical science glossary and content. This reference tool is a glossary of physical science terms presented through simulations, video, science content, and flash cards.

Best for: The glossary presentation is geared toward middle and high school students and appeals to a wide range of learning styles.

Price: FREE

Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.

Rated: 4+

Features: The Physical Science app’s topics are:

  • Energy & Systems
  • Force & Motion
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Matter & Energy
  • Light & Optics
  • Sound & Waves

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/physicalsci/id510133269?mt=8

About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.