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Science iPad Apps
Solar Walk: $2.99.
Solar Walk is a beautifully-designed educational application about the solar system. Its space-accurate design and 3D functionality, coupled with a plethora of unique features like Time Machine, are surpassed only by its price tag:
SkyVoyager is an astronomy app - if you are a beginner, you might want to check out SkyGazer, our "Lite" version. SkyVoyager is a powerful astronomy program, with a database of 300,000 stars and 30,000 deep sky objects.
A complete planetarium in your hand. A high quality interactive and ergonomic map, with 350 000 stars, fitted with deep sky images. Starmap displays the exact portion of the sky you are pointing at. Hold the device and discover the map scanning the sky as you move.
Distant Suns: $6.00
In 1987 Distant Suns first put the universe on your desktop. In 2010 it puts the universe in your shirt pocket. This version is better for pre-iPhone3GS level devices. If you have a newer device, take a look at Distant Suns 3, which is designed for the newer devices and takes advantage of the greater memory and faster chips.
A 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers. Over 3 million downloads so far! 2D Sky shows sun, moon, constellations, planets, 3D Sky adds constellation names, horizon, ecliptic Visibility shows rise/set times, moon phase, Visibility pull-right for planet info, moon names, Globe shows 3D view of planets and the moon.
Grand Tour 3D:FREE
Replicating the solar-system, and its major moons in stunning detail, Grand Tour will let you zip about the solar-system at will and see the sights as they would look like at this very moment. View the planets and their moons from any angle with a simple flick of your finger.
More than a simple star map, it's a collection of 6 tools including a 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris, search engine, sun clock and more. It features a 3D interface, a search engine, a large catalog of stars (Hyparcos), deep objects, planets, current satellite.
iStar Navigator: $1.19
Star Navigator is a very intuitive and simple planetarium program. Just point your iPhone at the sky; then the current sky view in front of you will be shown on the screen.
Periodic Table of Elements: FREE
With this application, one can look up information on 117 different elements. Information which can be found includes: Element name in Japanese and English, Chemical symbol, Atomic number, Atomic mass, Family name, Classification, Period, Electron shell configuration, Physical state under standard atmospheric pressure.
Video Science: FREE
Science Class Experiments brought to you by Science House. These videos are 2 to 3 minutes in length and demonstrate the steps of simple science experiments. The experiments are designed to inspire and excite kids of all ages, with very little set-up time and using only low cost materials.
Science Glossary: FREE
An extensive glossary of scientific terms and short biographies of key scientists. Formatted specifically for the iPhone and provided by Visionlearning, Inc. All definitions link to related terms and detailed science learning modules.
Gems and Minerals: $1.99
This app includes detailed information minerals, such as molecular formula, properties, common/gem names, etc. This app is mainly aimed at students, professors, scientists, hobbyists, and those in the field who wish for help identifying minerals, or learn a bit about what they're seeing in the field.
Biology Glossary: $1.99
This is a glossary of all things having to do with Biology. We have built this glossary with ease of use in mind. We have designed it so that you can easily find what you are looking for without the confusion and frustration like so many other applications.
G allows you to quickly experiment the effects of the Universal Gravitation by adding bodies into the simulation, seeing how they react to each other in real time. G offers a vast universe to add your bodies into, potentially allowing you to create stable planetary systems.
Skeletal Systems: $2.99
Learn about the components and functions of the skeletal system! Skeletal System is a fully-featured flash card app that helps you learn the components and functions of the skeletal system. Students can work through learning about the skeleton at their own pace.
Chemical Elements: $2.99
This application contains a brief details about Chemical elements, you will find: Name of Elements, Atomic Number, Atomic Mass, Electron Configuration, No of Neutrons, Melting Point, Date Of Discovery, Crystal Structure, Alkali Metals, Alkaline Earth Metals, Transition Halogen, Noble Gases.
Chemistry Ref : $0.99
A reference app includes 2250 compounds information, all elements, 1500 terms, equations and unit conversion calc. It comes with an easy to use interface and built in search to find whatever you want quickly.
Charles Darwin’s Writings: $1.99
Well written, concise and definitely approachable by anyone. The primary explanation of the process of evolution in the 1930s, and now forms the basis of modern evolutionary theory. In modified form, Darwin’s scientific discovery remains the foundation of biology, as it provides a unifying logical explanation for the diversity of life.
NASA Apollo Photos: $0.99
Provides a unique photo perspective of the historic program that took people to the moon four decades ago. The apps include over 100 vivid official NASA photographs, 12 video clips and detailed text chronicling Apollo training and missions 7 through 17 including Apollo 11’s first lunar landing on July 20, 1969.
A great reference for High School physics exams. Physics can be used as a study guide for Physics Q&A. Physics includes all the reference tables and the 10 units covered in High School. Each of the 10 units includes common formulas, a brief description of each formula, and examples.
Spiders Study Guide: $1.99
This app stores all relevant pages about Spiders from Wikipedia on your device so you can view them whenever you like with no need for Internet access. If you need to learn anything about Spiders, you'll always have it with you! Every article is indexed so you can find the exact topic you need to learn about.
Dinosaur Handbook: $1.99
This list of dinosaurs is a comprehensive listing of all genera that have ever been included in the superorder Dinosauria. The list includes all commonly accepted genera, but also genera that are now considered invalid, doubtful, or were not formally published, and genera that are no longer considered dinosaurs.
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