Endangered Animals – Practise statistics – New educational iPad appJanuary 23, 2017
Reykjavik, Iceland – Gebo Kano ehf. today is proud to announce the release of Endangered Animals – Practise Statistics 1.0, a new educational title developed for iPad. Endangered Animals – Practise Statistics is a statistics, nature knowledge and math education rolled into one. Learn about animals in danger and other environmental issues through an interactive trip through statistics and facts.
Learn statistical concepts
* The mode
* Least value
* Greatest value
* The median
* The mean
Create and read charts and tables
* Frequency tables
* Line charts
* Bar charts
* Pie Charts
Endangered Animals – Practise statistics is an interactive educational material for children aged 9 to 12. The app contains realistic projects about statistics and is created as extra material along with conventional statistic teaching methods. Additionally, the app includes simple explanations of the concepts and operations that are used in the projects. The theme is endangered animals, and it’s full of information about animals and environmental issues. Therefore, it’s ideal for themed work about the environment or animals or as entertainment for children with a special interest in animals.
Each chapter starts with an introduction of the chapter’s content. After the introduction, the user solves statistic problems related to the chapter’s material. Some of the tasks involve answering questions from data and pre-made charts. In others, the users make their charts from data. In the Panda chapter, for example, the user is supposed to investigate how much bamboo a group of pandas eat on average in a day and the Rhinoceros chapter, the user ought to make a bar chart demonstrating the horn size of couple of rhinos.
A help page opens when a user enters a chapter for the first time. The help explains the concepts and operations relevant to that chapter. In chapters about line charts the help explains line charts, in chapters about bar charts, the help focuses on those and so on. This help does not open automatically when the user enters a chapter a that has been opened before, but it can always be accessed by tapping the help button for operations.
Help for the interface with information about how the interface works is also available at the tap of a button. Among other things, it includes information about how to create bar charts, how the calculator works and how to answer questions of each type. The material is not set up in a particular order so the user can work on the chapters in any order they wish, repeat them if necessary or only work on selected chapters. It’s, therefore, possible to pick and choose those chapters identified with the school material being worked on at any given time.
Every part has few tasks. Intriguing information about the material is shown between tasks. When a user finishes a chapter, recognition in the form of an information card about the animal being worked on is opened. The information card appears in the animal book which can be accessed from the app’s main menu. The app is designed by a primary school teacher and takes into account math, nature and statistics curriculum.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOSÂ 9.0 or later
* 116 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Endangered Animals – Practise Statistics 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Based in Reykjavik, Iceland, Gebo Kano is a family owned company whose focus is on creating quality educational apps and puzzle games for the iOS platform. Developed by a teacher and parents, their apps are designed with strict technical standards to help stimulate and entertain at the same time. The Icelandic Ministry of Education has sponsored some of their work and it has been praised by educators as well as children with one of their app, Word Creativity Kit, being a finalist at the 2017 BETT Awards. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2017 Gebo Kano ehf. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.