Monster Physics

Build intricate, working contraptions with over 68 different parts including wheels, rockets, propellers, cannons, magnets, claws, wings and more. Choose from different materials including metal, wood, plastic, rubber and ice. Connect parts together by welding them, drawing a rope or chain between them with your finger or using special dynamic joints to bring them to life.

Monster Physics comes with 50 missions for you to solve including simple tutorials as well as mind-bending challenges. Many of the missions are open-ended and can be solved with a wide variety of different solutions so you can play them over and over again. Players will learn problem-solving and creative-thinking skills while having tons of fun.

All About Me Acrostic

Students can find fun letters for their name by using the built in “Photos From Web” function in the Pic Collage app. For example, enter “Letter D” in the search box to find fun pictures of the letter “D”. Students find and add all the letters of their name and then add the text boxes to complete the acrostic.ipad-all-about-me-acrostic

 

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Frog Lifecycle Picture QR Codes for Scanning

Teachers print and post this page in class for students to scan with their iPads. Students can use a free or paid QR code scanner to quickly access the websites without having to type in the website’s urls.

 

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Frog Lifecycle Pictures Mini Poster

Students use “Pic Collage” to create the frog lifecycle. Students add text boxes, images, and arrows to create their mini poster. Students can find a variety of arrow pictures by searching internet images for “arrows.”

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Personal Timeline with Popplet

Students create a personal timeline using the iPad and the free or paid version of the Popplet app. Students use the camera on the iPad to take a picture of themselves to use for their personal timeline. Students create a “popple” box and import their picture from the ipad camera roll. Students create a sequence of textboxes, “Popples” to create their personal timeline using titles and information about their past, present and future.

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All About Me – A Creative iPad Picture Collage

Students use their creativity to create an “All About Me” picture collage using the iPad and the free app “Pic Collage”. Students can take a pictures of each other with the iPad camera to use for this collage. Students can use various text styles, fonts, colors, images, and backgrounds to decorate their collages. Students add information about themselves such as things they can do, things they like, their friends’ names, and fun / interesting facts about themselves. Students save and print or share.

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My Favorite Books

1. Use iPad camera to take a photo of your favorite book covers. At least 10 books.

2. User iPhoto to create a slide show with musical background.

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How are you feeling today?

1. Use iPad camera to take a photo of yourself. At least 10 emotions.

2. Use iPhoto to create a slide show with musical background.

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Bridge Building and Simple Physics

Explore the way forces help in building bridges from an iPad Simulation App called Bridge Constructor Playground. Various bridge structure to explore (triangle, curve, rectangle, etc) and types of materials (wood, steel, concrete, cable, etc) that may be used in building the bridge and learnt its effect on the construction. They also have a stress test to see whether their bridges can support the weight of the cars and/or trucks which drive across them.

Another iPad App that is good for the same learning activities is Simple Physics .

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