April 4, 2017
Here are six of our favourite iPad apps for virtually exploring the human body in 3D. Most of these apps have already been featured in different posts in the past. Using these applications will enable students to have an immersive learning experience and enhance their understanding of the human body. Through 3D interactive simulations and virtual imagery, students will get to delve deeper into the secrets of the human body and learn more about its functioning.
1- BioDigital Human
‘A better way to understand health and the human body. The BioDigital Human is the most comprehensive set of 3D anatomy and health condition models ever assembled. Choose from thousands of interactive visualizations to build your own custom library of models. ’
2- 3D Anatomy
‘A true and totally 3D app for learning human anatomy with 3D position quiz and audio pronunciation, built on an advanced interactive 3D touch interface. ’
3- Visual Anatomy
‘Interactive reference with 3D rotational models, free 1247 Gray's anatomy images add-on, a muscle highlighting tool, muscle action movies, full description and audio pronunciation.’
4- Explore the Heart in 3D
‘Heart 3D is a learning activity which provides an immersive learning experience. You can learn about the structure and functions of human heart along with various factors affecting the normal functioning of the heart.’
5- 3D Brain
‘Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research.’
6- Pocket Anatomy
‘it’s easy: retrieve any anatomical structure and relevant clinical information in an instant. Search through 1000s of anatomical structures such as ligaments, tendons, arteries, veins, organs, and glossary items. Browse by system layers including skin, skeletal, connective tissue, muscular, circulatory, digestive, reproductive, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary and more…’.