iPad App Tip: Have Fun While Learning About Sound


Sound Uncovered Have fun learning about sound with this educational app. The San Francisco Exploratorium created the Sound Uncovered app (free) for exploration of acoustic phenomena. Designed like a book, on-screen objects and interactive graphics encourage you to explore things that go bump, beep, boom, and vroom. For best enjoyment, use headphones with this app. From the Exploratorium online at www.exploratorium.edu. You’ll find additional activities, videos and apps at their website.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.