‘Essential Skeleton’ assists right down to the bone

Essential Skeleton is an excellent interactive 3D iPad App for students and teachers to supplement their 2D textbook.
Rating: A+
Courtesy of 3D4Medical.com, LLC
Essential Skeleton is an excellent interactive 3D iPad App for students and teachers to supplement their 2D textbook.<br>Rating: A+<br>Courtesy of 3D4Medical.com, LLC
Essential Skeleton is an excellent interactive 3D iPad App for students and teachers to supplement their 2D textbook.
Rating: A+
Courtesy of 3D4Medical.com, LLC

The free app, Essential Skeleton, allows users to study the human skeletal system. Created by 3D 4 Medical, this program is mostly used for medical study. Users that have downloaded Essential Skeleton have the opportunity to study bones almost as well as having a full-size model in front of them.

It’s amazing how good the quality of the graphics are considering the fact that this app is free. This app allows the user to zoom-in, zoom-out, write notes on the bones, rotate the skeleton 360 degrees, and view the skeleton at different angles. When the user double taps on a specific bone, the bone will zoom-in and be highlighted with its name displayed in English and Latin, and the option to hear an audio of the Latin name, and learn about the connected bones. On the side menu, users have the option of looking up all 206 bones their location and all of the regions of the human skeleton on a list provided.

With Essential Skeleton, you have the opportunity to share your discoveries on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Studying the skeletal system just got a little bit easier and a bit interesting.

Pros:

  • Ability to write notes

  • Does not lock the screen if the user does not touch the screen for a long period of time

  • A good way to study anytime, anywhere

Cons:

  • Hard to distinguish between bones

  • The zoom-in feature is hard to control

  • If you do not know the area in which a bone is located, it will be hard to find it

Download: iOS