CONCEPT: An interactive look at the muscular system of the human body.
DELIVERY: Ted Levine from kids Discover just wrote us an excellent guest article about multimedia learning environments. In it he stressed the importance of well-planned delivery and the application of new technologies. Sadly this app does not represent a good example of what he was talking about.Essentially the app is a set of annotated diagrams of parts of the human body. Users can select a part then click on a muscle to find out (a little) more about it. Interaction is limited and multimedia content adds up to a stilted computer voice reading the Latin name out.There is a quiz but again, the interaction is limited and thus the appeal is too. Overall the delivery feels rushed and half-hearted.
LIMITATIONS: The presentation is basic and the interactions limited to touching the muscles to bring up a basic set of facts. There is a 3D rotation option but it glitches every time I tried it! Not the most engaging of apps!
CONCLUSION: Limited and with poor delivery. There are much better options available. 1/5
Learn the names of the muscles