Technologized Ecology

Instead of heading outdoors, kids adapt to manufactured versions of nature

Implications - North American kids are spending less time outside than ever before, which has diminished topics like ecology and science. As such, toys and innovations that foster indoor learning about the Earth are speaking to children on a familiar level and augmenting education to be more individualistic than in years passed.
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Warm Top 5 Examples: 29,185 Total Clicks Nov 13 - Sep 14
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Plastic Bottle Vegetable Gardens - The Petomato Planter is Organic, Educational and Eco-Friendly
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Viral 16,660 Clicks Pub: May 22, 14
Plastic Bottle Vegetable Gardens
The Petomato Planter is Organic, Educational and Eco-Friendly
The Petomato planter is a fresh and healthy vegetable garden that originated in Japan. What makes it special is not the fact that it brings organic produce into the home in a cost-effective way,... [More]
Educational Anatomy Apps - The Humanatomy Health App Helps to Teach Children About the Body
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Hot 1,601 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
Educational Anatomy Apps
The Humanatomy Health App Helps to Teach Children About the Body
The Humanatomy is a neat anatomy app that helps to educate children and adults about how the body works. With embedded flash cards, fun illustrations and simple text this app is ideal for teaching... [More]
Educational Illuminated Spheres - The City Lights Globe is a Great Redesign of the Traditional Globe
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Warm 6,629 Clicks Pub: Nov 29, 13
Educational Illuminated Spheres
The City Lights Globe is a Great Redesign of the Traditional Globe
The City Lights Globe by Fascinations fuses traditional globes aesthetics with modern 21st-century technology. Regular globes serve a strictly utilitarian purpose; they give a realistic view of how... [More]
Kid-Friendly Ecology Apps - Tinybop's Second Educational Kids' App Centers Around Plants & Animals
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Mild 1,775 Clicks Pub: May 22, 14
Kid-Friendly Ecology Apps
Tinybop's Second Educational Kids' App Centers Around Plants & Animals
‘Plants’ is the second educational kids’ app from Tinybop that follows the huge success of its ‘The Human Body’ app that launched and topped charts last year. In this... [More]
Anatomical Animal Models - 4D Vision Has Created Educational Anatomical Models of Various Animals
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Mild 2,520 Clicks Pub: Mar 19, 14
Anatomical Animal Models
4D Vision Has Created Educational Anatomical Models of Various Animals
4D Vision has introduced a host of animal models based on their anatomical structure. Each model has removable bones and organs and includes an illustrated assembly guide describing each of the... [More]