Using iPads in the classroom
by National Science Learning Centre
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Using iPads in the classroom
This course looks at how you can set up and manage iPads in a school or college and two practical uses of iPads to enhance science teaching and learning through the use of stop motion and time lapse techniques.
|1||Using iPads in the classroom||--||--||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||Stop Motion Video||--||--||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||Stop_Motion_Video||--||5:18||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||Experiment: Time Lapse Video||--||--||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||Experiment: Time Lapse Video||--||3:43||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||Time-Lapse HD Free||This app allows you to take Time-Lapse and stop action Videos. Record anywhere from 1 to 60 frames per minute. Play back at 1-30 fps. Also you can use this app to record stop-action film by simply taping the screen when you wish to take a frame. After you record your video you can access it in camera roll or Email the Video. Check out my website for some example Time-lapse videos taken with the app.||--||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||iMovie||With a streamlined design and intuitive Multi-Touch gestures, iMovie lets you enjoy your videos and tell stories like never before. Browse your video library, share favorite moments, create beautiful movies, and watch them on all your devices in iMovie Theater. And with the iMovie extension, it’s fast and fun to make every video more memorable — right in the Photos app. Make every video more memorable • Use the iMovie extension to enhance video clips right in the Photos app • Add a video filter, animated title, and soundtrack to any clip • Instantly save new video clips to your photo library Browse and share your videos • Enjoy all your videos in the full-screen Video browser • Quickly share a clip or a portion of a clip • Mark favorite moments to easily find them later Make Hollywood-style trailers • Choose from 14 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores by some of the world’s top film composers • Customize movie studio logos, cast names, and credits • Select the best videos and photos for your trailer with the help of animated drop zones • Record video for your trailer right in iMovie Create beautiful HD movies • Choose from 8 unique themes with matching titles, transitions, and music • Give your movie the perfect look with 10 Apple-designed video filters • Enhance your movie with slow motion, fast forward, picture-in-picture, and split-screen effects* • Create a soundtrack using built-in music and sound effects, songs from your music library, and your own narration • Fine-tune your soundtrack with audio controls including trim, split, duplicate, and fade Watch anywhere with iMovie Theater • Fill iMovie Theater with posters as you share clips, trailers, and movies • Access iMovie Theater on all your devices with iCloud • Enjoy iMovie Theater on your HDTV with Apple TV Share with friends and family • Send videos with Mail and Messages • Publish to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and CNN iReport • Save videos and iMovie project files to iCloud Drive • Share videos and iMovie project files with AirDrop** • Use AirPlay to wirelessly stream video to your HDTV with Apple TV*** * 2x speed-up is available on iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, and later devices. ** AirDrop requires an iCloud account and is available on iPhone 5, iPad (4th generation), iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod touch (5th generation), and later devices. *** AirPlay requires Apple TV (2nd generation) or later.||--||$4.99||View In iTunes|
|8||Vernier Video Physics||Video Physics brings automated object tracking and video analysis to iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Capture video of an object in motion, then tap to track automatically. Video Physics instantly creates trajectory, position, and velocity graphs for the object. Video Physics is perfect for science students and instructors. Perform on-the-go analysis of interesting motion. Measure the velocity of a child's swing, a roller-coaster, or a car. Or, take a video of a basketball free throw shot. Video Physics will display the path of the ball and provide graphs of y vs. x as well as the x and y position and velocity as a function of time. Features of Video Physics: • Capture a new video using the built-in camera, choose a video from your Photo Library, or use one of our sample videos • Track an object automatically or manually add points to the video frame • Set the scale of the video using an object of known size • Optionally set coordinate system location and rotation • View graphs of trajectory and x/y position and velocity • Export video with points • Email the video and data for further analysis in Vernier's Logger Pro software for OS X and Windows • Open data files directly in Vernier's Graphical Analysis app Quotes from physics teachers: "Just played with new Vernier video physics app on iPhone - it ROCKS! I remember the day when this would've cost thousands of dollars to do ." Mark Hines @mhines, teacher "You should check out Vernier's Video Physics app. Students can email video analysis data to Logger Pro; very cool!!" @willkomme, physics teacher Vernier’s Video Physics app is slick. - Ryan Bretag @ryanbretag, teacher and administrator App Store featured: Staff Favorite, New and Noteworthy, and What's Hot! 2012 CODiE Awards Finalist - Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device Hints for taking useful videos: • Objects that are very different than their background (black/white) work best for automated tracking. It is also helpful to use a background with uniform color and shading. See our sample videos for examples. • Do not move the camera. Analysis assumes the camera is fixed in position. • The object in motion should remain approximately in a plane perpendicular to the viewing direction. • Place an object with known dimensions, such as a meter stick, in the same plane as the motion. Use this to scale the video. Video Physics is intended for use in science education. The video analysis done in Video Physics provides a useful technique for studying two-dimensional kinematics. You can do even more with Vernier's Graphical Analysis app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch or with Logger Pro software for Mac OS X and Windows.||--||$4.99||View In iTunes|