Are you looking for ecology and environmental science apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your students? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
The Earth by Tinybop – Helpful for students studying geology and ecology, The Earth by Tinybop lets students discover our planet and the forces that impact it. Students can trigger earthquakes; discover fossils; make volcanoes erupt; investigate weathering, erosion, and deposition; and learn about conservation by testing clean energy, cleaning beaches, and preserving forests. Spanning millions of years, students can explore the Earth when it was a steaming ball of boiling rock all the way to our present-day continents. The app also comes with a handbook for parents and teachers full of additional facts, tips for interacting with students while using the app, and discussion questions.
Garbology– Garbology is an online game that tells us all we need to know about what we do with our waste, where our waste goes, and how we can recycle and reuse waste products. MyGarbology offers an interactive online game that teaches why it’s important to reduce the amount of waste we put in landfills.
Bloom by Megalearn– Has your child ever asked why trees produce sweet fruits or how plants give birth? Bloomteaches your child the various methods that plants use to propagate their seed. The game teaches three methods of propagation and the plants that use them. Children also learn plant anatomy, physiology, and the names of common plants. There are no ads or in-app purchases.