Educational iPad Apps – GermBlaster & NeuroKnowledge

The Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning at Rice University has developed a couple of mobile applications:

Think you know everything neuro? Push your mind to the limit and bring out your inner brainiac in a NeuroKnowledge quiz with 90 randomized questions. For ages 12 and up. Check it out in the Apple app store – it’s free!


In Germ Blaster, an arcade style shooter game for all ages, players earn points to progress through levels by shooting six different pathogens with a specific weapon. Not sure which weapon to use? Search through the Pathogens and Weapons menus to learn which weapons can kill which pathogens. Germ Blaster is free for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch!

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