Water Cycle HD

water cycle

FREE today only – Water Cycle HD, the 2014 winner of American Association of School Librarians Best Apps for Teaching & Learning in the STEM Category. If your child ever wonders about clouds, this is the educational app for him/her! It explores the 4 main stages of the water cycle through readings, photos, and videos. The videos are excellent. They were chosen from a variety of well-respected sources – Disney(Bill Nye), NASA, Carnegie Institution, and more. There is also a “Did You Know?” section which is full of fun facts such as… The heaviest hailstones weigh about 1.1 pounds. And, fog is a type of stratus cloud. The app can be used with different levels of kids. Older students can read & explore on their own. Younger students can turn on text narration with the “Read to Me” button. There is also a game for kids to play that tests their knowledge of the water cycle. This app is nicely done – great to add to your science collection!

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/water-cycle-hd/id574353460?mt=8&uo=4

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