Check out the article and the apps, technology, and sites described within it:
- life-size plastic replica of a skeleton in class vs. and interactive skeleton app - FREE - Essential Skeleton 4,
- science fair presentation boards vs. online self-publishing tools - You Tube and blogging platforms like Glogster are web tools that help students create interactive projects,
- the periodic table of elements poster vs. interactive tables full of information - Ptable.com,
- real frog dissection vs. virtual frog dissection, Froguts - this is a subscription site,
- microscopes vs. smartphone microscopes - Skylight - for $75 this plastic smartphone to microscope, telescope, binoculars, spotting scope adapter allows students to magnify,
- paper and pencil quizzes vs. clicker quizzes - interactive tech instruments like clickers are used in science lectures and other classes for quizzing and polling,
- hands-on chemistry experiments vs. virtual chemistry experiments - no more blowing up the chemistry lab - check out the website Late Nite Labs - for higher ed although this site can be use in some AP level high school curriculums - subscription based.