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3D Brain

The human brain is an incredibly complex organ, but you can start learning the basics of how it functions with some help from this anatomy-focused application.


3D Cell Simulation and Stain Tool

Biology students will love the 3D Cell app created by Invitrogen Corporation. This app allows the user a 360-degree view of the cell, as well as the ability to zoom in on any cell structure.


3D Sun

Here, you’ll find an app that allows you fascinating access to information about our Sun, with a 3D view, satellite images from NASA, and the latest updates on solar activity.


Astro App: Space Shuttle

NASA’s Space Shuttle program ends after 30 years. Celebrate this accomplishment with us. Get to know all the space travelers who flew on this unique vehicle. You can sort by name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Shuttle astronaut yourself. Share it with your friends and family.


Bacterial Virtual ID Lab

Learn about the science and techniques used to identify different types of bacteria based on their DNA sequences. Not long ago, DNA sequencing was a time-consuming, tedious process. With readily available commercial equipment and kits, it is now routine. The techniques used in this lab are applicable in a wide variety of settings, including scientific research and forensic labs.


Body Systems - Anatomy Quiz

This application covers the Cardiovascular, Nervous, Urogenital and Digestive Systems and is an extremely useful tool for anyone interested in or studying anatomy. Identify over 230 body parts with two levels of question difficulty.


D. Bones

D. Bones is the perfect way to teach younger learners about the human skeleton, with games, quizzes, and tutorials that make learning fun.



The Exoplanet app is a comprehensive visual database of all known exoplanets (planets orbiting other stars) discovered so far. It is frequently updated as new discoveries are confirmed. This is a catalog of confirmed exoplanets; while the number of exoplanet candidates continues to grow into the thousands, new planets are only added into this database once they have been confirmed. The app has been developed and is maintained by a professional astronomer, and financial support comes from the Royal Astronomical Society, which is greatly appreciated.


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.


K12 Periodic Table of Elements

K12 Periodic Table of the Elements lets you explore the elements and their key attributes in a simple, easy-to-use way. It's a perfect reference for working through homework problems for Science courses.


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.



Get up close and personal with a molecule when you get this application. You can download molecules from the RCSB Protein Data Bank, and use the app to see them from all angles.


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.


Sid’s Science Fair

Sid’s Science Fair engages players (ages 3 to 6) in experiential learning with core science and math concepts from classification and identifying patterns to charting and sequencing. Emcee’d by Sid, from the hit series SID THE SCIENCE KID, the app presents three absolutely addictive Science Fair games specially crafted for your curious early learner(s).


Star and Planet Finder HD

Star & Planet Finder guides you to see stars, planets, constellations and satellites in the sky.