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101 Science

In the popular book, 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science, kids, ages 8-12, are challenged with questions about Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science and General Science. Now, you can take all the fun of science from the book anywhere! With this quiz application, you can test your science knowledge on the go!

FREE

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 more.

FREE

Best Science Facts

This cool FREE app gives you tons of quick and concise snippets of fun and educational science facts.

FREE

Building Atoms

With the Building Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes app, explore the composition of the elements. Build atoms, ions, and isotopes by selecting appropriate numbers of protons, neutrons, and electrons. For reference, this app also includes atomic theory information and a periodic table that is interactive in the iPad version.

FREE

Color Uncovered

Explore the surprising side of color with Color Uncovered, an interactive book that features fascinating illusions, articles, and videos developed by the Exploratorium.

FREE

Discovery Channel

Watch clips and full episodes from Discovery's award-winning shows.

FREE

Fotopedia Wild Friends

Wild animals as you have never seen them. Embark on an extraordinary adventure and meet new friends; a baby sea turtle hatching, a sleepy polar bear, a fascinating great grey owl...Each encounter will surprise you and probably make you smile.

FREE

Frog Dissection

If a real-life dissection turns your stomach, then try out this digital version instead. It’s just as educational, but without all the frog carnage.

$3.99

Frog Log

Hear the frog calls; view the high quality scalable images; read information on the frogs' habitat, distribution and breeding. You can even use the app to help us by 'logging' occurrences of frogs in the wild. The app’s 'sightings' function allows GPS-enabled devices to send in the coordinates of frog sightings. This will help scientists build a record of the distribution of frogs in Tasmania, an important task as the number of frogs is declining.

$0.99

Leaf Snap

Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

FREE

Molecules

Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once. These structures can be viewed in both ball-and-stick and space filling visualization modes.

FREE

Moon Globe HD

Explore the surface of the Moon with this amazing app. Interactive features allow users to zoom in, find out the name for lunar features, and more.

$0.99

Painless Chemistry

The Barron's Painless book series just took Chemistry to the next level, fun! Test your knowledge and then test your skill...It's the ultimate Chemistry and arcade game challenge!

FREE

Painless Earth Science

The Barron's Painless book series just took Earth Science to the next level, fun! Test your knowledge and then test your skill...It's the ultimate Earth Science and arcade game challenge!

FREE

Pocket Universe

The unique display is generated dynamically depending on your location and time, and then rendered in 3D for a super fast response - flick the sky and it spins around you. Pocket Universe is a brilliantly simply star map that's always up-to-date and accurate. If you want your kids to learn the constellations, or to impress a date with the names of the stars, this is the only app you need.

$2.99

Science 360

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and NSF science and engineering centers.

FREE

Video Science

A growing library of over 80 hands-on Science lessons that are great for home and the classroom. These short videos demonstrate inexpensive and easy to recreate experiments that are designed to inspire and excite kids of all ages.

FREE