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Interactive Science Software

Updated on April 17, 2013
A sample of the interactive software in the market.
A sample of the interactive software in the market. | Source

Interactive Science software has played a great role in the study of sciences in many parts of the world. The fields that have benefited a lot include: engineering, Human Anatomy, Earth Sciences, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Paleontology and Chemistry among other fields of science.

Those teachers and students who have had an opportunity in using the interactive science software have reported that it is quite enjoyable and making learning much easier. The software promotes spatial reasoning in the study of sciences. This is made possible because the images make use of the 3 Dimensional technologies.

There are a number of companies which have a capacity to offer high quality models which are being used in lecture rooms across the world. Such models are incomparable in terms of size as well as scale. The users have reported positively that the 3D models are affordable and their use can be repeated from time to time.

The use of Interactive Science Software is not limited to universities. The Financial Times reported a case where an eighth grade mathematics teacher is making use of the interactive science software to teach his pupils in Central Florida, USA. That means that the software is not a preserve for the Medical and Engineering Schools around the world.

Contributions made by Cyber-Anatomy Corporation

This is a company that was established in the year 2008. The first interactive science software product that they produced is called Cyber-Anatomy which was in response to inadequate amounts of cadavers in the medical schools of the third world countries. There are many reasons for such limited supplies of cadavers. Cultural as well as religious reasons have been cited by many researchers. The company’s product has been adopted by a number of leading medical schools in the USA. University of Chicago, Harvard and Stanford are among the many institutions that have taken into the use of interactive Science Software in their teaching processes.

Reasons why you should start using interactive Science Software

Many high tech companies operating in the interactive science have pointed out a number of reasons why one should think of using the software. They say that simulation is makes understanding possible. The 3D models allow the users to explore the cell walls, nerve paths as wells as digestive systems. Imagine being able to even peel off the muscle layers and cell walls in order to expose the hidden features. Finally, you can also label all the features of the parts which are under review.

All people who work in high tech fields do understand that the ability to interact is very essential. It is also difficult to visualize facts in some scientific fields such as Biology. Therefore, interactive science software makes life much easier. It is also a fact that the plastic models are very expensive and finally the 2D image and text information are not enough.

Provision of Extra Aid during the learning Process

The Interactive Science software has tools which makes it possible for people to ask questions and get support during the study process.

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      RealityTalk 

      5 years ago from Planet Earth

      Very interesting Hub. Is there any particular software you would recommend for a layperson? What I mean is educational, but affordable.

    • gkerosi profile imageAUTHOR

      Geoffrey Kerosi 

      5 years ago from Nairobi

      Thank you rajan jolly. The software has brought a revolution in the study of sciences all over the world.

    • rajan jolly profile image

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Very interesting software and very useful too. Thanks for sharing.

      Voted as interesting.

    • gkerosi profile imageAUTHOR

      Geoffrey Kerosi 

      5 years ago from Nairobi

      Read this hub and learn more about Interactive Science Software. Feel free to leave you feedback!

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