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"Combining solid information about how to keep the planet healthy, interactive games, high-definition images and videos, this app is successful at inspiring kids to adopt healthy habits—and makes for a great complement to any environmental science lesson plan." - Education.com
"If you have kids who are interested in recycling or that you would like to teach about recycling – be sure to check out the Recycle HD app!" - the iPhone mom.
"Like Butterfly HD and Plants HD, the Recycle HD and Water Cycle HD apps held the attention of our younger children. The older children enjoy them often as well. I can heartily recommend all of the Sprout Labs apps." - Curriculum Choice
"This app is dynamite for classroom use and gives great examples of recycling projects everyone can engage in." -- smartappsforkids.com
Recycle HD explains the why and how of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) in a fun and interactive way.
Recycle HD is an app for everyone who wants to be Earth smart.
Why should you buy in bulk? Is styrofoam packaging good and how did we package fragile items before them? What are the Plastic Identification Codes and why are they important? What is vermiculture? How are batteries recycled? What are upcycling and refurbishing?
Photos and videos supplement the content and cover various topics around Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
The Did You Know section has interesting facts about the 3Rs, facts that will make you go "WOW".
The text to speech feature allows each section of the text to be narrated.
The visual matching game reinforces concepts learnt in the app.
The quiz is based on Bloom's taxonomy and is designed to test not only remembering and understanding but also applying, evaluating, and analyzing the concepts.
The content correlates to Common Core Science Standards in the USA.
- Curated photos and videos with descriptive text with free periodic refresh of photos and videos.
- Did You Know section with WOW facts about each topic.
- Easy, Intermediate and Advanced level questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy to test knowledge about the various topics.
- Fun, matching game refreshed periodically with new content.
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What's New in Version 1.01
iOS compatibility and bug fixes
What happens to the trash that we throw away?
If your kids ask you this question then get this app to explain to them what happens.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Nov 12, 2013
- Version: 1.01
- Size: 37.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Sprout Labs LLC
- © 2014 Sprout Labs, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.