Educational Science App Teaches the Building Blocks of Life

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[] El Dorado Hills, California - Gravitas Publications created by Dr. Rebecca Keller has partnered with iHomeEducator, Inc. to create a science app for teaching chemistry from a primary school level. This app focuses on the student text book and illustrations to help engage the student. The Teacher's Manual, Lab Workbook, and other science topics can be purchased at the Gravitas Publications website.

"I decided to write a whole science series which would give kids a foundation prior to high school. Chemistry, Physics, and Biology are building blocks that are needed at the elementary level to understand high school and college level sciences. I encourage parents to start Pre-Level 1 Chemistry at 1st grade.", Dr. Rebecca Keller.

"Our children have used this to learn about the molecular structure of water which is pretty impressive for a 1st grader.", Andy Lee, iHomeEducator, Inc.

The student text has been incorporated into a visually interactive app allowing the student to swipe, tap, and drill down across building blocks which are incorporated into an end-to-end flowchart which starts with a chapter on atoms and ends with a chapter introducing DNA.

Pre-Level I is geared towards grades K-3. The Pre-Level I app introduces students to solid science concepts at this early stage of formal learning. The app encourages discovery and inquiry.

Chapters include:
1 Atoms
2 Molecules
3 Molecules Meet
4 Acids and Bases
5 Acids and Bases React
6 Mixtures
7 Un-mixing
8 Food and Taste
9 Molecular Chains
10 Molecules in your body

About Gravitas Publications, Inc.:
Who are we? What if your children could learn science subjects from an early age so they would have much better science comprehension in high school and college? What if they learned basic scientific facts and the scientific method of inquiry along with how science is a part of their everyday lives? What if science easily made sense to kids of every age and was easy for you to teach? Gravitas Publications, Inc. was founded by Dr. Keller on exactly these principles. Gravitas is a small, independent publishing company specializing in quality educational materials for children and adults. Gravitas is the publisher for REAL SCIENCE-4-KIDS. REAL SCIENCE-4-KIDS is the only world-view neutral curriculum on the market today and is Dr. Keller's answer to failing science test scores and the battling"-isms" of science. Gravitas believes in teaching for understanding - and for fun!

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 11.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Real Science 4 Kids Chemistry Pre-Level 1 4.0 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

iHomeEducator(R), Inc. is a leading publisher of mobile apps for iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). As of December, 2010 the company released over one dozen educational apps where four were voted "Best Education Math Apps" for 2010 by IEAR. Based in El Dorado Hills, California, iHomeEducator, Inc. was founded in November 2009 by Andy and Arlene Lee. Arlene is a California credentialed teacher and Andy has a background in artificial intelligence, robotics, telecommunications, and software product marketing. Together they homeschool three children through a charter school. iHomeEducator(R), Inc. works directly with authors and publishers to create educational apps which make teaching interactive and engaging for students. The company has licensing agreements in place with Knowledge Quest, Inc., Zeezok Publishing, LLC, MathPlus Consultancy, Gravitas Publications, and others are in the works. iHomeEducator(R), Inc. is a member of Moms with Apps. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 iHomeEducator Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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