Teacher Review For Science360 for iPad

interactive science article and news site where you can access a variety of science-related articles along with videos

Parry C.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 4
Support 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Small group
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I would use it in class when we incorporate literacy across the classroom, specifically when students choose science articles that reflect current societal and given current science-technology-societal issues. I haven't used this site yet, but I think it would be a great app to use for students when they have to read science articles and reflect upon them.
My Take
I really like this site. It great when students must relate societal, cultural and economic issues to key scientific innovations. Additionally, they could use these these articles to construct and defend potential solutions to the societal and given current science-technology-societal issues contained within the app.