Kindergarten and 1st grade students have been exploring physics concepts such as force and motion. Check out these students in action!
Additional Resources To Explore Math and Science Concepts
Space by THX: This iPad app allows users to create their own universe using the laws of physics. Just at your child’s or students’ fingertips, they are able to make a world as they would like it, and featuring different stars, planets, and other celestial bodies. They would even be able to test out how force and motion play out in space.
Gracie & Friends™ Math Apps: The First Studios team at WGBH has several apps featuring a young Black girl named Gracie and her inquisitive friends. These iPad apps are great tools for preschool mathematics. There is also a Teacher’s Guide with a curriculum that preschool teachers can use in their classes to supplement their students’ learning of important math concepts.
The Gracie & Friends™ apps fall into two categories based on the early math concept they reinforce:
Equipartitioning (the mental math ability to divide things up into equal groups or parts)
Subitizing (the mental math ability to estimate amounts without counting)
Please comment below if you have downloaded any of these apps for your child or classroom.