Want to review the
key vocabulary words from Mae Jemison: Space Scientist? Download a specially
designed PowerPoint presentation that can serve as a set of color flash
cards like the ones you see below. Transfer the images to your iPod,
iPhone, iPad, or other mobile device and study on the go, or view them on
iPod/iPhone/iPad Viewing Instructions:
here to download a .zip file containing flash card images.
To download the file, right-click (control-click
for Mac users) on the link and then select "Save Target As..."
("Save Link As..." for Mac users).
Extract the images from the .zip file. PC users:
Right-click on the .zip file and select "Extract All..." Mac
users: Simply double-click on the .zip file. You will now have a
new folder containing all of the extracted flash card images.
Create a new folder on your computer called "Digital
Drag the folder containing the extracted flash card
images into the newly created "Digital Flash Cards" folder.
Open iTunes, connect your iPod/iPhone/iPad to your
computer, and click on the Photos tab.
Check the box next to "Sync Photos from," and in the
dropdown menu, locate and select the "Digital Flash Cards" folder.
Click the "Apply" button in the lower, right-hand corner
of the iTunes window. This will transfer the flash card images to
To view the flash cards, select Photos on your
iPod/iPhone/iPad, and then select the folder in which the images are
Tap or click on the first thumbnail image to begin the
flash card slideshow. Swipe or click the "Next" button to advance
to the next image.
Computer Viewing Instructions:
here to download the PowerPoint
presentation containing flash card images. To download the
presentation, right-click (control-click for Mac users) on the link and
then select "Save Target As..." (or "Download Linked File" for Mac
Open the presentation, start the
slide show, and click
or tap the space bar each time you wish to advance to the next slide (flash card).
Note: These flash cards can
also be transferred to and displayed on other mobile devices such as
PSPs, Android phones, Windows phones, and any cell phone that
accepts JPG images. To sync to these devices,
please use the software and instructions that came with the device.
Don't have Microsoft PowerPoint
installed on your computer? No problem. Download
PowerPoint Viewer. This free program allows you to
view full-featured PowerPoint presentations.
Thanks to Tony Vincent for
inspiring me to create these flash cards. For more information on
how mobile devices can be used in education, visit Tony's outstanding website at
The digital flash cards
and PowerPoint presentation above are licensed under the following terms:
A student may freely download flash cards for personal
A teacher may utilize
these flash cards in his/her classroom.
A teacher may duplicate flash cards for distribution to
his/her classroom students only.
Flash cards and PowerPoint presentations may not be
resold, used, or distributed in any way other than for the two points
described above. This includes republishing flash card images
and/or PowerPoint presentations on another classroom, personal, or
Teachers wishing to share these resources with others
should link directly to Mr. Coley's Digital Flash Cards page at