Free iOS App Today: National Gallery of Art HD

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id575092868?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Description

Take a walk through the virtual halls of the museum of the National Gallery of Art Washington (USA), where you will enjoy the masterpieces of world art.

App includes the best-known paintings of the museum, such as:
– “Portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci” by Leonardo da Vinci.
– “Venus with a Mirror” by Titian
– “Self-Portrait” by Rembrandt
– “Laocoon” by El Greco
– “Self-Portrait” by Van Gogh 

Here you will find the works of Goya, Rubens, Raphael, Botticelli and many other eminent masters of painting

Get masterpiece of world art for yourself – in the app is available feature for download and get email HD version of any picture.

Our app guides you through treasures of the museum, where you can enjoy the masterpieces of world art and become more erudite.

KEY FEATURES 
– 920 paintings of more than 400 masters of painting 
– Separation of paintings by genres and authors 
– Access to the HD version of works, paintings saving in the Photo Album 

– Email paintings to your friends
– Public paintings on Facebook 
– Convenient search for paintings 

– Adding paintings to My favorites 
– Custom works filter 
– Slideshow Mode 

– Download paintings for the offline viewing 
– Zoom of Paintings 

Enjoy your viewing! 

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Free iOS App – Nature Cat’s Great Outdoors

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1138868271?mt=8&ref=edshelf

Description

Based on the hit PBS KIDS show, Nature Cat’s Great Outdoors is the on-the-go toolset that will inspire your child to explore nature – in the backyard, at a local park or even looking out the window. Every day, Nature Cat has a set of new daily adventures that lets kids use tools to record and share their observations in fun, creative ways!

DAILY NATURE ADVENTURES
• 100+ adventure prompts given daily to get kids using tools, thinking about nature and recording their observations
• Filter by rain, snow, sun, and indoor to play any time
• Daily Nature Adventures are saved in a special journal so kids can go and revisit what they have explored

NATURE TOOLS
• Take photos and selfies with Daisy’s camera
• Record sounds with Hal and his microphone 
• Use journal art tools to insert photos, sounds, stickers in addition to drawing, stamping, and painting
• Create an endless amount of journals filled with your own nature adventures

REWARDS
Earn achievement badges for your Nature Explorer sash the more Daily Adventures you complete. Unlock over 100 stickers as Daily Nature Adventures are completed to use in your journal. 

Onward and yonward!

ABOUT NATURE CAT
Nature Cat’s Great Outdoors app is based on the Emmy-nominated PBS KIDS series Nature Cat, co-produced by Spiffy Pictures and WTTW Chicago, designed to extend the series’ science curriculum. 

Watch Nature Cat anytime on the PBS KIDS Video App and find more games and activities at pbskids.org/naturecat

ABOUT PBS KIDS
Nature Cat’s Great Outdoors is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community.

For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit pbskids.org/apps.

PRIVACY
Across all media platforms, PBS KIDS is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for children and families and being transparent about what information is collected from users. To learn more about PBS KIDS’ privacy policy, visit pbskids.org/privacy.

Free NASA App

iPad App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id334325516?mt=8&ref=edshelf

iPhone App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id334325516?mt=8&ref=edshelf

Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa&ref=edshelf

Come explore with NASA in the palm of your hand.

Features:

  • Current NASA mission information
  • Over 11,000 images (and growing everyday)
  • Latest news & feature stories
  • On demand NASA Videos from around the agency
  • Live streaming of the NASA TV
  • Third Rock internet streaming radio
  • Launch information & countdown clocks
  • Sighting opportunities (visible passes for the ISS)
  • ISS and Earth orbiting satellite trackers
  • Featured content section
  • Latest tweets from around the agency
  • Programs section
  • Facebook® Connect and Integrated Twitter™ client for easy sharing
  • Map, information and links to all of the NASA visitor centers
  • Favorites & image bookmarks
  • Printing support

Requirements:

  • iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with iOS 5 or later
  • WiFi or cellular network connection

Free App: PBS Play and Learn Science

iPad App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1300256105?mt=8&ref=edshelf

iPhone App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1300256105?mt=8&ref=edshelf

Android Phone App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.org.pbskids.playandlearn&ref=edshelf

Android Tablet App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.org.pbskids.playandlearn&ref=edshelf

Play with shadows, control the weather, roll and slide objects down a ramp, choose the best materials for an umbrella – all while building science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts. The games in the app encourage kids to see the science in their world. They are intentionally designed to serve as catalysts for real-world exploration by modeling real-world locations and experiences. The related hands-on activities and parent notes prompt families to “try it” at home and provide tips for engaging in conversations.

KEY FEATURES
• 12 engaging games covering core topics in Earth Science, Physical Science, and Life Science
• Drawing tool and stickers from all the games
• Parent section with tips for parent-child engagement and activities for extending the learning into the real world
• Completely bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Developed in collaboration with early childhood experts

ABOUT PBS KIDS
The Play and Learn Science app is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.

For more PBS KIDS apps, visit http://www.pbskids.org/apps.

Free iOS App: Nico & Nor Plants Journal

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1170694081?mt=8&ref=edshelf

Description

Capture the amazing journey of seeds sprouting in this digital Plants Journal! Make daily observations of plants and record their growth through photos and measurements! Explore graphs and albums to see how the plants changed over time. Through hands-on care and digital documentation, the Plants Journal will inspire children to observe and appreciate the incredible transformation of growing plants.

Features
• Documents the growth of multiple plants over an endless number of days
• Shows daily plant growth through photos and measurements
• Provides photo albums and graphs to review how the plants changed over time
• Aligns with research-based early science learning trajectories
• No in-app purchases
• No advertising

This app is designed to help children strengthen their science investigation skills and explore the concepts of growth and change as they:
• Identify some of the things a plant needs to grow: water, light, and time.
• Observe and describe characteristics of seeds and plants.
• Identify and describe parts of a sprouting seed and growing plant.
• Record observations and data about growing plants.
• Begin to pose questions and make predictions about how a seed or plant may change over time.

The Plants Journal and the entire Plants curriculum supplement from Early Science with Nico & Nor™ was rigorously researched and developed specifically for preschool classroom use. The Plants unit contains two apps: Wonder Farm and the Plants Journal. In Wonder Farm, children plant digital seeds and help them grow.

Each Early Science with Nico & Nor curriculum supplement combines traditional classroom activities with digital learning to promote young children’s engagement with age-appropriate science practices and concepts during circle time, learning centers, read-aloud book sessions, snack time, and outdoor play! 

About First 8 Studios at WGBH
WGBH Educational Foundation has pioneered children’s educational media for decades. First 8 Studios at WGBH is dedicated to carrying this pioneering spirit into the digital, mobile world. First 8 Studios contributes to research by creating mobile experiences to support the healthy growth of children from birth through age 8. At the heart of this work is a commitment to ongoing collaborations with teachers, parents, pediatricians, education researchers, and children to give them a voice in the digital media development process. You’ll find evidence of the big hearts and little fingerprints of our partners throughout each Nico & Nor experience.

Privacy Policy
First 8 Studios at WGBH is committed to children’s safety and well-being. This app collects only anonymous, aggregated analytics data for the purpose of improving the app experience. No personally identifiable data is collected. For our complete Privacy Policy, please visit: http://first8studios.org/privacypolicy.html

Copyright
Early Science with Nico & Nor™ and the characters and related indicia are trademarks of First 8 Studios @WGBH. ™/© 2016 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved. 

This Early Science with Nico & Nor™ app was produced by WGBH Digital in Boston.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1316550. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NSF.

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