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Description

A fun app for kids who love nature, animals, and science! iBiome-Ocean lets kids learn about ecosystems, food webs, and how humans shape the environment.

Play with food webs, identifying which plant or animal belongs where on the food chain. Experiment with the number of predators, prey, consumers, and producers, and see what happens to the rest of the food web.

Download our free lite version to try before you buy.

iBiome-Ocean was a winner of the Parents' Choice Gold Award, and awarded the gold medal from Mom’s Choice Awards!

“this app invites many return visits in which enthusiastic young marine biologists continue to learn more about their favorite species.” – Parents’ Choice Gold Award

" iBiome-Ocean allowed my students to discover how food chains and webs work because they could manipulate them using what they read in their science textbooks. I have taught for 38 years, and this is one of the best products to teach ecology that I have used. It teaches students the phenomena of real-life food webs." – Gr.6 science teacher from California US

“The iBiome games bring the science curriculum to life! Building food chains and observing changes in food chains as species are added to each dome really helped my students understand ecosystem interactions. While playing, the children often comment on loving the scientist, they marvel at pictures of the real-life organisms, and are proud of themselves after completing a dome. The iBiome games are a fun addition to my science classroom.” – Gr.3 science teacher from Ontario Canada

iBiome-Ocean is the sequel to five-time award-winning kids app iBiome-Wetland. iBiomes series teaches your child about scientific literacy and critical thinking. Kids learn through asking questions, experimenting, and observing what happens when they change their biome.

We hope that this app encourages you and your child to discuss science, and learn how we can help protect oceans from plastic pollution, overfishing and ocean acidification.

Features:
● Build and explore different ecosystems like the coral reef, tide pool, kelp bed, and open sea!
● Play through each ecosystem and learn where whales, dolphins, sharks, corals and other amazing species live.
● With Professor Bio as your guide, learn fun facts about each species you unlock and a real-life picture showing what the organism looks like in nature!
● Celebrate the rich diversity of sea life: 62 oceanic species from 11 categories including crustaceans, birds, reptiles, fish, mammals.
● Figure out which organisms belong to which niche in each food web, and the faster you make connections, the more gold stars you’ll earn!
● What happens to the Coral Reefs when you increase the number of sharks? Change the number of species in the food web and watch how it affects others
● Build everyday items like cars, disposable containers, and other daily conveniences, and watch how it affects the ocean
● Think about what you can do to help the environment – how can you reduce your consumption, and decrease your carbon footprint?
● Parents Corner: learn more about our oceans and their ecosystems using our curated resources, designed for children from respectful organizations, such as NOAA

Privacy Policy:
We respect your privacy and your child’s. We do not collect or share personal information about your child nor do we allow any third-party advertising.

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What’s New

Version 5.0

-Add localized store assets

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
5 Ratings
5 Ratings
Aspiring Scientist ,

Aspiring Scientist

My granddaughter and I love this app. The information, how it’s organized and set to challenging games, the photos as well as building up an environment, and how our daily living affects our world and the thoughts that can be planted and nurtured to help our oceans and planet all come together quite nicely for very young and interested aspiring scientist. We all could use a broader knowledge and understanding how the life of the oceans depends on how we live our own lives. This is a very good gateway for young minds to turn toward understanding our oceans, appreciation of the life within our oceans and ways to help keep our planet healthy.

MareInDC ,

This is the best game ever!

I like it because it tells you stuff about the ocean.

Thankful290 ,

TOTALY woth my money

I downloaded and played with my daughter who loves biology and it was totaly worth it. She loves the adding new and interesting species into her dome through the crazy web play and the add species to te dome option. As well as biology, she learned about ecology by building everyday objects. I think this is a faboluos game to teach anyone about the species who share this earth with us in a fun and engaging way.

Information

Seller
Springbay Studio Ltd.
Size
300.8 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English, French, German, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2017 Springbay Studio Ltd. All rights reserved.
Price
$3.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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