App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Title: Happy Atoms
Summary: Build molecules with physical models, explore with your device
Pros: Combines the fun of physical models with digital inquiry.
Cons: Kids can waste time trying to get the scanner to accurately recognize the atoms in their molecule.
Bottom Line: Empower students to learn about molecules -- built with physical models -- using the camera on a hand-held device.
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