THE BEST
SCIENCE APPS

Amazing Science Facts

Did you know that Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature? This entertaining app teaches you a new strange, funny and interesting scientific fact each day! Discover thousands of fascinating facts about physics, biology, maths, astronomy, chemistry, and more. Easy to use and works offline.

Anatomy 4D

Anatomy 4D uses augmented reality and other cutting edge technologies to create an amazing virtual tour of the human body. All you have to do is print out a sheet of paper and hover your smartphone over it. The app will then render a detailed 3D picture of the human body that you can zoom in and explore. Really amazing!

Atlas by Collins

Explore the world through 12 themed globes. Color coded world maps show you up-to-date information on topics from population to energy resources to economic development around the world. Discover tons of interesting facts, zoom down all the way to street level, and share what you see on social media.

BrainPOP

This app teaches you about hundreds of interesting subjects using short, animated movies. It covers math, social studies, English, engineering and tech, arts and music, health, and more! You'll never run out of things to learn, because new content is added daily. A really fun way to learn.

Wonders of the Universe

Take a mind-blowing 3D tour of the Universe with Professor Brian Cox as your guide. Journey up from the smallest particles, past the moons and planets of the Solar System, out through the Milky Way, past our Local Stars and then to distant galaxies before arriving, finally, at the edge of the known Universe.

Cat Physics

What are cats up to at dawn, when nobody's around? Sneaking around the back alleys? Probably! Playing ball games? Most certainly! Join a hilarious group of cats in their favorite midnight ball game: Cat Physics! A fun game that uses flip boards, windows, trap doors, and other obstacles to teach physics.

Earth Viewer

What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? Earth Viewer is like a time machine for exploring Earth’s deep history. Based on the latest scientific research, it lets you scroll through the last 4.5 billion years with your fingertips. An amazing experience!

Fractals

A mix of art and science, this beautiful app lets you move and pinch complicated fractals in real-time! Explore Mandelbrot and Julia sets on your your smartphone. Select multiple fractal equations and enter your own values to visualize mathematical principles. Plus you can save and share fractals.

Frog Dissection

Frog Dissection is a greener alternative for teaching dissection. This app allows you to dissect a virtual specimen with all the trappings that come with the real procedure-minus the mess of course! Uses high resolution textures and detailed 3D renderings that make the frog feel absolutely life like.

Geometry Stash

Reviewing geometry on the go has never been easier. Want to remember the most commonly used geometry theorems, postulates, and corollaries? Just swipe to a term to view its description and diagram! a really handy tool for students, teachers, scientists, and math fans. Refresh your memory with a swipe.

ISS Spotter

ISS Spotter makes it easy for you to spot the International Space Station (ISS) when it flies by, above our heads, at almost 5 miles a second! You can see the forecast of visible passes and set alarms to be on time to view the ISS. The built in compass and tools will allow you to spot the space station easily.

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy

This sublime collection of drawings of human anatomy by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the greatest treasures from Windsor Castle in England. All 268 pages from Leonardo's notebooks are presented here at the highest resolution, optimized for the pin-sharp retina displays. Available digitally for the first time!

Mars Globe HD

Take a tour of the mysterious Red Planet. This virtual globe combines a high-resolution satellite map with laser altimeter data and advanced topographic lighting to present the planet Mars as it appears from above. An Introduction and Guided Tour present some of Mars' most intriguing features.

Math Ref

Math Ref is an award winning education app. Browse over 1,400 formulas, figures, and examples to help you with math, physics, chemistry and more. Tools such as a unit converter, quadratic solver, and triangle solver help you perform common calculations fast. A powerful and incredibly useful app.

Math Vs Zombies

The world is overrun with zombies. You are a part of a squad of highly trained scientists who can save us. Use your math skills and special powers to treat infected zombies. Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. A really fun app that let's you show off those math super powers of yours!

Mathspace

Mathspace is the first mathematics app that allows students and math fans to complete full worked solutions to problems online and receive instant feedback and help at every step. It's real time and works so well that we have to ask: Why would anyone still carry a Math textbook these days?

Mitosis

This app create a great interactive learning experience: How do cells divide to grow new hair, repair skin, or strengthen bones? Mitosis walks you through the process of cell division, and explains everything that happens along the way! The perfect app for biology fans and those who want to learn something new.

Molecules

This is an app 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.

Moon Atlas

Moon Atlas is an astronomy application that lets you use pinch and finger gestures to manipulate a 3D globe of the Moon. It's not just a static map, but a detailed, rendered sphere that you can explore. As you zoom in more labels appear as finer detail comes into view. The perfect way to explore our interesting neighbor.

NASA App

Come explore with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content about space exploration and astronomy. Includes an amazing catalog of over 10,000 on demand NASA videos (growing every day)  plus access to live NASA TV.

National Geo World Atlas

This is the best world geography reference app available. The National Geographic World Atlas features Nat Geo's award-winning cartography and stats and facts about every country on Earth. Curious about a place in the news or just want to spin the globe and explore? This is the easiest way to do it.

Netter's Anatomy Atlas

Use famous illustrations of human anatomy as your intuitive and interactive study guide. This app is the complete set of the 531 Netter Plates from the 6th edition Atlas of Human Anatomy, illustrated by master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD, enhanced with a lots of interactive features.

The Night Sky

Ok, this app is incredible: Just point your phone to the sky to identify stars, planets, constellations and even satellites! It's the updated version of one of the most popular astronomy apps and uses gorgeous new 3D graphics and many new features to help you see the sky in a whole new way.

Periodic Table

This great reference and learning app offers rapid access to information on the elements useful for anyone in the sciences and engineering. Four periodic tables summarize a variety of information. Separate screens for all 118 elements provide 22 specific types of data. The the best periodic table app, period(ic).

Pocket Anatomy

Fly around the human body with a swipe of your finger with Pocket Anatomy. Search through 1000s of anatomical structures (tendons, arteries, veins, organs, etc.) and browse your body's system layers (including skin, skeletal, connective tissue and more). The gold standard for 3D anatomy apps!

Pocket Heart

Pocket Heart redefines what modern and engaging medical education content truly is with its elegant design, interactive quizzes, clinical cases and over 30,000 words of learning material. It's the perfect app for scientists, students, doctors, patients, and people interested in how our heart works from the inside out.

Pocket Universe

Have you ever looked up at the night sky, and wondered what exactly you were looking at? Pocket Universe is an easy-to-use app that shows you the names of constellations, bright stars, planets and more. Just hold your phone or tablet in front of you, and the app will display all names and information.

Redshift

Redshift brings the night sky to your screen. Explore alien planets, enhance your knowledge with detailed information on astronomy and space travel - and never miss an important celestial event. Use interactive 3D flights to travel to any location in the Solar System and land on the surface of its planets.

Skeptical Science

Ever heard someone claim Global Warming isn't happening? Did their explanation seem wrong but you didn't know why? Skeptical Science helps you find out what real science has to say. The easy navigation allows you to take a statement and find out for yourself whether it's fact or fiction.

Science News

Be an expert on the Science world! New discoveries, research, interesting interviews, and studies - this app has it all. Plus, it's free! All you wish to know about the current science world brought to you in an easy to use, simple and efficient app. Build your own science news feed and stay in the loop.

SkyView

SkyView brings stargazing to everyone. Simply point your smartphone or tablet at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more! It's the best stargazing app we've tested and features a ton of useful information, all while being very easy to use. Highly recommended and really fun.

SkySafari 4

Another excellent interactive, real time star chart. This app has a ton of additional features, such as the ability to simulate the night sky from anywhere on Earth many years in the past or in the future. It works online and offline, so you can use it even when you're stargazing far away in nature.

Solar Walk

Cool name, cool app. Remember building a solar system in high school? Cups and papier-mache balls are in the past, because Solar Walk is a highly interactive app that shows all planets and satellites of the solar system in their correct positions - in real time. Navigate between planets, see their positions, and explore how they move and why.

Sound Uncovered

Explore the surprising side of sound with Sound Uncovered, an interactive book featuring auditory illusions, acoustic phenomena, and other things that go bump, beep, boom, and vroom. This accoustical science app puts you at the center of the experiment: Hear with your eyes, see with your ears, make and modify sound, test your hearing, and more.

Star Walk

One of our absolute favorite apps in this test. Star Walk is probably the most beautiful stargazing app you’ve ever seen. It will become your go-to interactive astro guide to the night sky, following your every movement in real-time and allowing you to explore 200,000 celestial bodies and lots of fascinating information. Definitely try it!

Hawking's Snapshots

Learn the mysteries of the universe as studied by Professor Stephen Hawking! How does our universe work? Snapshots of the Universe explains the principles that control our universe through simple and fun experiments. Learn about planets, black holes, time, stars, motion, gravity and weird science. A truly great app for science fans.

The Elements

Of all the periodic table apps, there is only one which Stephen Fry described as “Alone worth the price of an iPad!”. The Elements is not just a reference app, it is a rich and engaging love story of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, and allowing you to experience the beauty of the building blocks of our universe.

Tinkerbox

If you can imagine it, you can build it with TinkerBox! It's a fun, free-to-play physics puzzle game app. While it is full of interesting science facts and teaches basic engineering concepts, TinkerBox is more than just educational! It's an empty canvas for your creativity and imagination. Stretch your brain and have fun.

Touch Physics

Draw shapes with a crayon that come to life on your smartphone. These shapes interact with the wheel, causing it to move according to physical laws. Beware, this is not as simple as it sounds! Levels progress in difficulty, do you dare to compete? Addictive fun and fury all in one package. It's the perfect physics intro for kids!

Touch Surgery

Ok, this app is seriously fascinating. Where else do you get the chance to explore how real operations work. Touch Surgery is an interactive mobile surgical simulator that guides you step-by-step through every part of an operation, and every decision that’s made along the way. It’s the OR in your pocket.

Ultimate Dinopedia

The most complete dinosaur reference ever, this app goes beyond any dinosaur encyclopedia you’ve ever seen. It includes details and astonishing artwork on over 700 (!) dinosaurs. Features hand-painted illustrations that bring the ancient critters to life. In short, this is a must-have science app for any age.

WolframAlpha

Remember the Star Trek computer? It's finally happening - with Wolfram|Alpha. Building on 25 years of development led this app is rapidly become the world's definitive source for instant expert knowledge and computation. It answers almost any question you throw at it and is computer science at its finest.

3D Brain

Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it's injured, and how it's involved in mental illness. Comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research. Very useful.

3D Cell

Learn about the cell and all its structures using this new 3D cell exploration app. Rotate the cell 360 degrees and zoom in on any cell structure. Visit the cell screen and learn more about how each structure functions. Also includes lots of videos plus a live cell video library. A great app for biology students and teachers.

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