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Reviews

Here are some reviews and articles of Tick Bait’s Universe.

Teachers With Apps

August 21, 2012 – Click here to read a wonderful review of Tick Bait’s Universe in Teacher With Apps.

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Tick Bait’s Universe, by You University Apps, is one of the best science apps that we have had the honor of reviewing.”

This review quotes Lori Bracey,  a 7th & 8th grade science teacher from Southampton Intermediate School in New York.  Here is what she had to say about Tick Bait’s Universe:

“The science content is wonderful and accurate, its scientific notation is terrific, kids love the zoom factor.”

“Tick Bait is so inviting and so engaging that it just calls out for students to come and explore.

GiggleApps

July 11, 2012 – Click here to read a wonderful review of Tick Bait’s Universe in GiggleApps.

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“There is so much information to be read about within this thoughtfully conceived application. …… It is as easy to follow as it is engaging. ”

“I have greatly enjoyed Tick Bait’s Universe, This app is one of a kind and is a wonderful app for home as well as school settings.”

AppMyWorld

July 3, 2012 – Click here  to read a wonderful review of Tick Bait’s Universe in AppMyWorld.

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“[Tick Bait’s Universe] … provides an environment to introduce many scientific concepts and facts that otherwise would remain abstract and hard for them to understand.”

PadGaget

May 7, 2012 – Click here to read a great Tick Bait Universe review by Emily K Becker on PadGadget.

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“…Tick Bait’s Universe for iPad puts an impressive amount of information at a student’s fingertips without ever overwhelming him.”

” It introduces concepts in biology, chemistry, astronomy, and earth science, while also encouraging students to make connections between disciplines rather than viewing them as separate, unrelated entities.”

“..it offers users an impressive amount of information presented in a way so children will want to read about it.”

“Exploring with Tick Bait may mark many student’s first exposure to some complex scientific concepts, and the will prepare them (and encourage them) to study science at a higher level.”

The DailyAppShow Review

March 23, 2012 –  Click here to see a great ★★★★★ video review of Tick Bait’s Universe by the DailyAppShow.

TheiPhoneMom Review

March 12, 2012 – Click here to read a great Tick Bait Universe review by TheiPhoneMom.

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“Tick Bait’s Universe is a very clever, very engaging app that will give your children an entirely new look at the world around them.”

“The size of the universe can feel like a strange concept but Tick Bait’s universe makes it wonderfully accessible. When they are able zoom in and see a tick on Tick Bait, then a mite, followed by a cell, bacteria, a virus, and DNA and then zoom out to the Milky Way Galaxy they’ll be hooked. I was.”

 

Kirkus Review

March 5, 2012 – Click here to read a prestigious Kirkus Review of London has given Tick Bait’s Universe a great review.

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“…takes young explorers from quarks to the furthest reaches of the observable universe.”

“… an inventive and provocative exercise.”

“This well-designed odyssey truly does put the universe at viewers’ fingertips. ”

Children’s Technology Review

February 24, 2012 – Click here to see a video review of Tick Bait’s Universe by Warren Buckleitner of the Children’s Technology Review.

 

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