180 Journal Writing Prompts
ReadWorks Adds More Science Passages Aligned to Common Core
The Science of Macaroni Salad
The Science of Macaroni Salad is a fun two-part TED-Ed lesson through which students can learn about chemical mixtures, solutions, and bonds using a macaroni salad. There are also multiple-choice and discussion questions related to video.
Magisto Video App (free in App Store)
1. Open the app and upload pictures (or shoot a video) from the iPad
2. Decide on a theme for your video
3. Choose the music you'd like to add
4. Add a title to your video
5. You will receive an email when your video is complete.
Haiku Deck App & Web Version
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States
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Five Awesome (free) Stress-Relief Apps
When you have too much on your mind, take a break and watch colorful fish swim through crystal clear water while soft nature sounds play in the background. The free version of the Pocket Pond app allows you to add additional fish, lilypads and dragonflies to the pond. You can also feed the fish and "touch" the water. There's even a thunderstorm mode that is both entertaining and invigorating.
Relaxing Sounds of Nature Lite
This app includes 22 awesome pre-defined sound themes like Mountain Ambience, Jungle (Thailand), Water and Sky etc. It also includes a soundboard with 35 sounds like Rain, Waves, Pond, Beach, Whale, Wind Chimes, Sparrow, Owl, Melody etc. that can be mixed with each other to create a custom sound effect! The app is highly customizable. Not only you can create your own combination from the available sounds, but the volume of each sound can be also adjusted individually . The customized sound effect can be saved and replayed later. The app also include night timers and a wakeup timer.
Your own virtual Zen garden! Free your mind as you rake patterns in the sand and decorate with realistic stones and leaves. The app comes with four soothing background sounds or you can add songs from your iTunes playlist for a more personalized experience.
Naturespace is an audiophile's dream. Along with relaxing sounds of nature, if you're listening through a pair of good earbuds, you can position where in space various facets of soundscapes are located. In other words, you can make a bird sound like it's to your left or right, or maybe even behind you. This is all achieved by a simple, intuitive interface. If you're looking for the utmost in realism to accompany your relaxation, this is it!
Relax Melodies HD
Select sounds and melodies that you like and combine them to create a mix. Adjust the volume of each sound individually for better results. Lay back, listen, and enjoy falling asleep. Is that simple and it works. Use timers and alarms if needed. Try different and new mixes every time!