It’s quick and simple to use and provides four ways to learn:
Browse & Learn via the highest quality content
Quiz & Learn via timed interactive quizzes with 3 options of 10,30 or 50 questions
Flick & Learn via our high quality illustrations and photos,
Watch & Learn via the Youtube videos linked to the content
Enjoy ixplain and please tell your friends about it. We also have ixplain apps for GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Maths, GCSE Additional Science, GCSE Physics and GCSE Biology along with Apps supporting F1inSchools and the BLOODHOUNDSSC project.
Written by Ann Fullick and Catherine Jones and supported by award winning careers writer Liz Reece & skills expert Gareth Lewis.
We work hard to ensure iXplain content is totally accurate. However, if you find anything you think is incorrect or you have ideas about how we can improve the app for you please tweet us via the Twitter link in the app.
Provides multiple ways to learn
Can improve your understanding and results by providing the building blocks of knowledge via the key terms.
Can empower you as you become familiar with the technical language and key terms of the subjects
Can gives you a sense of belonging to a subject community through increased ownership of the key terminology
Provides invaluable practice in reading and answering questions under time pressure
Provide a fun element which supports your learning and revision
Can hopefully inspire you via the careers ideas
Connects you with employers
Please see below for the full content covered along with how the stats sections works along with the technical requirements.
This app is based on the AQA Science specification and covers the following topics:
GCSE Biology B1
how science works
nerves and hormones
the use and abuse of drugs
interdependence and adaptation
energy and biomass in food chains
waste materials from plants and animals
variation and control
GCSE Chemistry 1
how science works.
the fundamental ideas in chemistry.
limestone and building materials.
metals and their uses.
crude oil and fuels.
other useful substances from crude oil.
plant oils and their uses.
changes in the earth and its atmosphere.
GCSE Physics 1
transfer of energy by heating process.
energy and efficiency.
usefulness of electrical appliances.
Topic quizzes: questions are presented randomly.
The % score is shown at the end of the quiz - a button takes you to the summary of the questions you got right or wrong. You can go back to the original questions or facts to improve your understanding.
iXplain records your progress on three dials as you start learning:
1 shows the % of the content you have read
2 shows the score of your last test
3 shows the % of the content you have answered correctly.
Minimum 3G is needed to view the links and videos. Please be aware that 3G/4G uses your data allowance.
For use on iPad please select “iPhone” apps to find it.
All ixplain copyright belongs to ImpartIQ Ltd and Ann Fullick and Catherine Jones except edubranding partners National Grid who retain copyright of their content
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