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6th Grade iPad App List: 2015

Category Name
Art Color uncovered
Core Adobe Reader
Core Chrome
Core Google Docs
Core Google Drive
Core Google Sheets
Core iBooks
Core iTunes U
Core Kindle
Core Meraki
Core Notability
Core Photon
Core PowerSchool [student] – Pearson
Create Animoto Video Maker
Create Educreations
Create GarageBand
Create iMovie
Create Inkflow Visual notebook
Create Inspiration Maps
Create Keynote
Create Paper
Create Prezi
Create SketchBook Express
Create Sumo Paint
Create Whiteboard lite: Collaborative Drawing
Create Zamurai
English iThesaurus
English Merriam Webster Dictionary
English Spelling City
General BrainPOP Featured Movie
General Checkers
General Chess
General Chess – Learn Chess
General Edmodo
General Flashcards*
General Flashcards+
General Google Earth
General Khan Academy
General Moodle Mobile
General myHomework student planner
General Quizzam!
General Show of hands
General Student Clicker Socrative
General TapTyping free
General Word jigsaw
General Word Mover
Hist etc Flags and Capitals
Hist etc LineTime: World History
Hist etc Stack the Countries
Hist etc Stack the States
Hist etc This Day on history
Hist etc Today in History
Hist etc World Book: This Day
Lang Duolingo
Lang French Living Language
Lang Spanish – Living Language
Math Calculator Pro Free
Math Conundra Math
Math GeoGebra
Math iKnockout
Math Jumbo Calculator
Music Prelude – basic notation
Music ScoreCloud
Music Sheet Music Reader piaScore
Science Building Atoms HD lite
Science NASA App HD
Science NASA Science
Science NASA TV
Science NASA Visualization Explorer
Text McGraw-Hill ConnectED
Text Pearson eText
Text Pearson eText for Schools
Theology Catholic NAB Revised
Theology iMassExplained
Theology Quandary
Theology The Pope App

Email Groups in Gmail

Here’s the quick version:

Top left corner, where it says “MAIL” with the down arrow.
Click the arrow, select CONTACTS.
New Group [left side]. Give it a name.
Click on the group name in the list [on the left].
Button up top – add names to the group.
You can manually type ’em in, copy/paste [I presume], etc.
Save the group.
To send to the group you type in the group name in the address field of the new message.

Want more details?

Creating Contact Groups – Gmail help

Quickly create large contact groups – Youtube video

How to make a mailing list in gmail

Science iPads App List

A list of apps on the two Science Dept. iPad sets. #1 is in McMahon’s room, #2 in Freeman’s. The descriptions are deliberately concise – click the links to see a longer description [usually full of many gratuitous exclamation points]




Adobe Reader Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobe-reader/id469337564?mt=8&term=Adobe%20Reader&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 PDF reader – sometimes works better than others.
Calculator Pro Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/calculator-for-ipad-free/id398129933?mt=8&term=Calculator%20Pro&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Calculator
Chrome Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/chrome-browser-by-google/id535886823?mt=8&term=Chrome&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Web browser
Earth Viewer 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/earthviewer/id590208430?mt=8&term=Earth%20Viewer&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Timeline viewer of the tectonic plates shifts over time.
EduCam 2 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/educam-classroom-viewer/id555757171?mt=8&term=EduCam&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Annotate and share live streaming images from the Ken-a-vision camera
Educreations Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?mt=8&term=Educreations&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 nteractive recordable whiteboard. includes voice recording. Could email it to yourself and post the resulting file to moodle.
Evernote 2 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8&term=Evernote&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Organizer utility, assuming you have an Evernote Account.
Focus on Earthquakes 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/focus-on-earthquakes/id508040750?mt=8&term=Focus%20on%20Earthquakes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Comprehensive description, new-meida text. Includes quizzes and review questions.
Fold and Faults 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/folds-and-faults-hd/id424334376?mt=8&term=Fold%20and%20Faults&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 illustrated overview of these two concepts
GoodReader for Ipad 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/goodreader-for-ipad/id363448914?mt=8&term=GoodReader%20for%20Ipad&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 A “super-robust” PDF readr for iPad
Google Earth Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-earth/id293622097?mt=8&term=Google%20Earth&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Click the link for some interesting possibilities.
Human Body Facts Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/human-body-facts-1000/id427485285?mt=8&term=Human%20Body%20Facts&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 “odd, weird, fun human body facts”. Enough said.
iBooks Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8&term=iBooks&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 PDF and ePub reader. Can open files sent via email, posted online, etc.
Idea Flight Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/idea-flight/id427659445?mt=8&term=Idea%20Flight&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Share PDF based presentations to an audience.
idea Sketch Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/idea-sketch/id367246522?mt=8&term=idea%20Sketch&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Draw a diagram, convert it to text, share it.
iMovie 2 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/imovie/id377298193?mt=8&term=iMovie&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Video creation, editing
Intellective Physics Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/intellective-physics/id411714645?mt=8&term=Intellective%20Physics&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 AP/SAT prep – whiteboard lectures, quizzes, etc.
ISSLive Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/isslive/id502032954?mt=8&term=ISSLive&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Live data feeds from the international Space Station – plus tours and such
iTunes U Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/itunes-u/id490217893?mt=8&term=iTunes%20U&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Gives access to free courses in a variety of subjects
Khan Academy Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy/id469863705?mt=8&term=Khan%20Academy&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 4200+ videos on a variety of topics
Meraki Both An MDS network thing.
Merriam Webster Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/merriam-webster-dictionary/id438477986?mt=8&term=Merriam%20Webster&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Dictionary.
MyScript Calculator Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/myscript-calculator/id578979413?mt=8&term=MyScript%20Calculator&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Converts handwriting into equations, then solves them.
NASA apps Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/store?term=NASA&mediaType=8&genreId= Click the link for details – several Nasa apps including, including NASA TV, details on missions, “Earth As Art”, photos, etc.
Notability Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/notability/id360593530?mt=8&term=Notability&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Note-taking app – can include video, audio, pix, pdf, etc.
Nova Elements Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/nova-elements/id512772649?mt=8&term=Nova%20Elements&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 PBS Nova exploration of the periodic table.
Photon Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/photon-flash-browser-for-kids/id605040858?mt=8&term=Photon&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Web Browser for use with Flash site. Email tech to get a site whitelisted before trying to use it. NOTE: Have to click the Lightning Icon to crank up the Flash part of a website.
PhysicalSci Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/physicalsci/id510133269?mt=8&term=PhysicalSci&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Interactive glossary of physical science terms
Physics – Science I 1
Puzzling plates 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/puzzling-plates/id486435632?mt=8&term=Puzzling%20plates&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Interactive exploration of Tectonic plates.
QR reader Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/qr-reader-for-ipad/id426170776?mt=8&term=QR%20reader&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 A QR code reader
QuakeFeed Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/quakefeed-earthquake-map-alerts/id403037266?mt=8&term=QuakeFeed&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Curated earthquake news, maps – several choices for newsfeeds
Quakes Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/quakes-earthquake-notifications/id327046574?mt=8&term=Quakes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Get notifications of quakes and access to seismographs from earthquake.gov
Quick Graph Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-graph-your-scientific/id292412367?mt=8&term=Quick%20Graph&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Graphing Calculator
Scan Both A QR code scanner
Science360 Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/science360-for-ipad/id439928181?mt=8&term=Science360&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 NSF app – images and videos from all sorts of sources [legit].
Show of Hands Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/show-of-hands/id336442597?mt=8&term=Show%20of%20Hands&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 realtime anonymous polling tool – looks like surveys are national in nature
Student Clicker Socrative Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/student-clicker-socrative/id477618130?mt=8&term=Student%20Clicker%20%20Socrative&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Used with Teacher Clicker – Socrative [FREE]. You setup quizzes/surveys/etc, they answer them.
The Chemical Touch – Lite Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/chemical-touch-lite-edition/id300111574?mt=8&term=The%20Chemical%20Touch%20-%20Lite&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Interactive Periodic Table
Vernier Graphical Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/vernier-graphical-analysis/id522996341?mt=8&term=Vernier%20Graphical&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Used with the Labquest hardware
Vernier Video Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/vernier-video-physics/id389784247?mt=8&term=Vernier%20Video&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Used with the Labquest hardware
Voice Record Pro 1 https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/voice-record-pro/id546983235?mt=8&term=Voice%20Record%20Pro&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Audio recorder – can save file to Google Drive, or email.
Xperica Both https://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/xperica-hd/id417221081?mt=8&term=Xperica&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 View and interact with science experiments