Digital Tools for Math & Science
Math Teachers - This is AWESOME! Desmos is a free, online graphing calculator. Desmos can plot a variety of different equations, from lines to parabolas and more. It is available online and as an app.
Click here for an example.
Click here for another example.
Check out this Pinterest Board for lots of Desmos video tutorials.
@TCM_at_NCTM (Teaching Children Math)
@alexbellos (author of Alex’s Adventures in Numberland)
How to Use Twitter to Find Great Maths Resources & Ideas (online article)
The Reality of AFIB®
The Reality of AFib provides students a realistic and anatomically accurate 3D model of a heart from the exterior and cross-sectional views.
- Print the Target Image from: http://www.realityofafib.com
- Download the Reality of AFib App.
- Point your device's camera at the Target Picture.
- Watch the heart come to life.
Explore the chemicals in the Periodic Table of elements as you learn about chemistry!
Download and print the six cubes from Daqri (cardstock works best).
Download the Elements 4D App.
Scan one side of a cube to see the element come to life. Combine the elements on two cubes to see what the two elements form.
Elements4D - Exploring Chemistry with Augmented Reality by Richard Byrne.
Hint - You can purchase wooden blocks at hobby/craft stores that are the same size as the cubes. Modpodge or glue the printed cubes onto the wooden blocks.
Explain 3D® - Machines and Systems Explained With 3D Animations
NASA Spacecraft 3D®
Spacecraft 3D gives students the opportunity to learn about and interact with spacecraft that have been used to explore our solar system, study Earth and observe the universe.
The Brain 3D® Augmented Reality App
You can choose to view the mind in AR or switch to a 3D mode within the app. Use your fingers to rotate the image.