## Center Resources

The Center of Excellence in STEM Education is committed to student and faculty professional development and growth. Below are listings of films, online resources, and iPad applications available at the Center or online to help students and faculty enhance their learning and teaching. Please contact us to share your links and resources with us to improve the educational materials for all. Thank you.

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## iPad Applications

The following applications are available in the iPads at the C-STEM.

iPad Apps

**3D Brain****3D Cell Simulation and Stain Tool****Al Gore-Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis****AnatomyMapp Lite****Autodesk ForceEffect Motion****BBC News****Biology Series: Microbiology Quiz****Chemical Engineering AppSuite HD****Click and Learn HHMI****CNN****College Physics 101****College Physics Book****Discovery Channel HD****DK The Human Body App****Doceri****EarthViewer****Easy Bib****Educreations Interactive Whiteboard****Electrical Engineering 101****Electronics Engineering Toolkit Pro****Engineering Professional****Engineering.com****e-Science Magazine****Evolutionary Biology****GeneticsLab Mobile****Genome Wowser****Geotimescale enhanced HD****GoodNotes-Notes & PDF****Google Earth Application****Graphing Calculator****GRE Physics Subject Test****GRE+****Hubble Top 100****HudsonAlpha iCell****iMolecular Draw****inPractice Oncology****Inside the World of Dinosaurs****Khan Academy****MathTerms****Mechanical Engineering Magazine****Molecules****Moon Globe HD****Moon+****NASA App HD****NASA Science: a Journey of Discovery****Neuro Localizer****NOVA Elements****Organic Chemistry Essentials****Organic Compounds 3D****PadCAD****PBS****Planets****PlantParts-Names and Flash Cards****Pocket Heart 2****Pocket Universe: Virtual Sky Astronomy****Pointer****PowerOne Scientific Calculator****Powers of Minus Ten-Cells and Genetics****Pre-Calculus & Calculus by WAGmob****Reagents****Science360****Skeletal Anatomy 3D- Quiz and Reference****Sky Survey****Splashtop 2 Desktop App****TED****The Elements: A Visual Exploration****The Rock Cycle****The Virtual Bacterial ID Lab****Video Calculus****Virtual Cell Animations****Wolfram Algebra Course Assistant****Wolfram Genomics Reference App****Wolfram Multivariable Calculus Course Assistant****Xperica HD**

## C-STEM Software

Check out the following software to enhance your classroom, teaching, and learning experience. You may just want to share it with others! Click here to download our Interactive Software List

**Visible Body 3D**

Category: Anatomy & Physiology

- 3D human body simulator
- Skeletal system, muscular system, respiratory system etc.
- Includes names and description of body parts

**Celestia**

Category: Astronomy

- 3D astronomy program
- Explore space in any direction or time
- View constellations, stars, and galaxies

**Stellarium**

Category: Astronomy

- 3D virtual planetarium
- Displays distances of stars and galaxies
- Eclipse simulation, supernova simulation, etc.

**AVIDA ED**

Category: Biology

- is an award-winning educational application developed at Michigan State University for undergraduate biology courses to help students learn about evolution and scientific method by allowing them to design and perform experiments to test hypotheses about evolutionary mechanisms using evolving digital organisms.

**Accelrys Draw**

Category: Chemistry

- Draw and edit complex molecules
- Create chemical reactions and biological sequences with ease
- View and analyze molecules in 3D

**Avogadro**

Category: Chemistry

- Advanced molecule editor/visualizer
- Designed for use in computational chemistry
- Use in molecular modeling, bioinformatics, and related areas

**SketchUp Make**

Category: Engineering

- a 3D modeling program for a broad range of applications such as architectural, civil, mechanical, film as well as video game design. The program emphasizes ease of use, and an online repository of model assemblies (e.g., windows, doors, automobiles, entourage, etc.) known as 3D Warehouse enables designers to locate, download, use and contribute free models.

**Blender**

Category: Graphics

- is an open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, interactive 3D applications and video games

**ImageJ**

Category: Graphics

- Image processing program
- Display, edit, analyze, and process images
- Geometric transformations

**Inkscape**

Category: Graphics

- Vector graphics editor
- Includes shapes, paths, text, markers, etc.
- Create layers of images

**VisIt**

Category: Graphics

- Graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data
- Visualize scalar and vector fields
- Quickly generate visualizations from their data

**Geogebra**

Category: Mathematics

- Mathematics software
- Geometry, algebra, tables, graphing, statistics, and calculus
- View and edit graphs and equations

**Wolfram Mathematica 8**

Category: Mathematics

- Free-Form Linguistic Input
- Authoring and Deploying CDFs
- Combine Knowledge and Computation
- Web Embedding and Free Wolfram CD Player

**MatLab**

Category: Mathematics

- Numerical computing environment
- Allows, matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms
- Create user interfaces and interfaces with programs written in other languages

**TeXMaker/TeXstudio/TeXworks**

Category: Mathematics

- LaTeX editor
- Document preparation system for high-quality editing
- Typesetting of complex mathematical equations

**National Library of Virtual Manipulatives/MattiMath**

Category: Mathematics

- is a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis).

**MiKtex and Texmaker**

Category: Mathematics

- is an up-to-date implementation of TeX/LaTeX and related programs for Windows. TeX is a typesetting that is intended for the creation of books - especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics.

**WinGRASS**

Category: Programming

- introduces free-form linguistic input — a whole new way to compute. Enter plain English; get immediate results — no syntax required

**The Layered Earth**

Category: Science

- is the ideal companion to your Earth Science textbook. The most difficult to visualize principles and concepts in geology are illustrated through interactive computer simulations and innovative exercises.

**R/RStudio**

Category: Statistics

- Software environment for statistical computing
- Provides tools for data analysis
- Classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, etc.

**IBM SPSS**

Category: Statistics

- Descriptive statistics
- Bivariate statistics
- Factor analysis, cluster analysis

**Wolfram Demonstrations Project**

Category: Calculus

- Thousands of free applications
- Graphically demonstrate calculus concepts