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5 Excellent Periodic Table Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

February 23, 2017
Here are five great periodic table apps to use on your iPad in class. Tables summarize properties and provide more information related to each chemical element. These apps are especially helpful for teachers of sciences and engineering. They are also great references for students to use when working on their homework. Check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.

1- iElements - Periodic Table of The Chemical Elements


‘The periodic table of the chemical elements is a tabular display of the chemical elements. Although precursors to this table exist, its invention is generally credited to Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869, who intended the table to illustrate recurring ("periodic") trends in the properties of the elements. The layout of the table has been refined and extended over time, as new elements have been discovered, and new theoretical models have been developed to explain chemical behavior.’

2- Quick Periodic Table of the Elements


‘Quick Elements 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. Access to that data is provided by a searchable list of elements that the user can organize by atomic number, symbol, or name.’

3- Mild EleMints: Free Periodic Table


‘Mild EleMints is an interactive Periodic Table for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It is the free version of EleMints, which not only offers a Periodic Table, but also a Plot Graph, Element listing, Electron Diagram and a wealth of information on every element.’

4- The Elements by Theodore Gray


‘The Elements: A Visual Exploration 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 and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.’

5- K12 Periodic Table of the 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.’