e-Science : October 2015 Issue 15
WHAT'S HOT Apps 1. Useful (and free) apps for Science and Education App: DIY Lake Science Download App A fantastic interactive tool to introduce the concept of lake stratification to students. DIY Lake Science shows the cross section of a lake, with a sliding bar giving students the ability to adjust the air temperature and see the effect on the lake’s temperature. Settings exist for lakes of different sizes and environments to be used, and spoken prompts explain concepts like water mixing to students. 2. Food Webs Download App Explore the food chain in different environments. In this app, students explore the mechanics of an ecosystem by connecting different plants and animals into a food web. Once successful, they’re able to add cane toads into the environment and observe the effects on the other organisms. Have feedback or got a question? Click here to contact us.
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