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Interactive video lesson plan for: "The Magic School Bus: Oceans" - Scholastic's Touch & Tilt™ Storybook App for iPad

Activity overview:

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: OCEANS
• Based on the Scholastic book "The Magic School Bus: On The Ocean Floor" by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen
• Age 4 and up / $7.99 U.S. only for full app; Lite Version also available. Both can be downloaded from the iTunes app store: http://www.itunes.com/appstore
• The app takes readers on a wild ride with Ms. Frizzle's class -- a field trip to the bottom of the ocean. The app embodies the "open exploration" essence of The Magic School Bus brand, which encourages kids to "take chances, make mistakes...and get messy!" The app takes advanced facts from the book and brings them to life so kids can manipulate variables, and see cause-and-effect in action
• "Touch & Tilt" animated interactions make it easy for children to engage with the story. Touch the words to hear the story and then touch again to pause and touch speech bubbles to hear what characters are saying. Within seven interactive science explorations, touch characters, animals or objects for fun animations and to see science concepts come to life. Tilt to find underwater bubbles that grant access to 26 real photos and 11 videos of underwater animals and plant life
• Narration & Music: Features over 20 individual voices, as well as original music and sound effects
• Game: Features one highly re-playable game with more than 20 animals; children play to earn points for more science facts, and to travel to other areas of the ocean
• Includes hundreds of facts about underwater life
• Individual words are highlighted as they are read aloud, to aid reading skills. Options allow independent readers to turn off music and narration, access mini-games and go to specific pages in the story.

Tagged under: ipad,apps,scholastic,storybook,animated book,ebook,-book,digital book,kids technology

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