14 Good Science Apps for Young Learners

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March 20, 2017
Here is a collection of some interesting iPad apps specifically designed to help kids lear about basics of science and introduce them to wide variety of scientific phenomena. Some of the things kids get to learn from these apps include: the functions of human body, learn core science and math concepts,  learn about animals and ecosystem, explore the world of weather, seasons and forecasts. This selection is based on Apple's Early Science Collection in iTunes App Store.  Enjoy

14 Good Science Apps for Young Learners

1- This is my Body - Anatomy for Kids

‘Children explore and learn about the basic functions of the human body through hands-on gameplay – guided by their own curiosity. Guessing, rotating, pulling... in each area there is lots to discover and to do.’

2- Sid's Science Fair (no longer working)

‘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.’

3- Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures: Lions

‘Join Ricky Raccoon on the adventure of a lifetime as you travel to the grasslands of Africa in this cutting-edge story app. ’

4- GazziliScience

‘The GazziliWorld approach to fusing learning and fun for Preschoolers takes on the 'Parts of a Plant', 'The Water Cycle', 'The Four Seasons', and more! Complete each activity to unlock the next...and watch the GazziliFunPage come to life!’

5- Bubble Guppies: Animal School Day HD (no longer working)

‘This educational app brings to life a silly, swim-sational school day with the Bubble Guppies, allowing kids to join Molly, Gil, Mr. Grouper and all their fish-tailed friends! ’

6- ABC ZooBorns

‘’Let your child explore an exotic, adorable world of tiger cubs, penguin chicks, baby giraffes and more through captivating photos, fascinating videos, interactive scenes and spoken fun facts

7- Rounds: Franklin Frog

‘The first in an innovative new series of non-fiction apps based on circular characters whose real life stories start where they end. Rounds: Franklin Frog follows the life cycle of a frog with beautifully simple narrative and design motifs.’

8- BioMio - My First Biology App

‘With this charming and simple app, children are able to learn about animals, plants and the climate. Based on an entirely intuitive design, children gain their first experiences with biospheres, food chains and animal reproduction. The basics for understanding different eco-systems are communicated in a playful way. ’

9- ABC Farm

‘Our award-winning ABC Series teaches children new words in English and Spanish through sight, sound & touch. Let them pet pigs, work in the orchards, discover vegetables, and even play with goats through beautiful pictures, lively videos, spoken fun facts and interactive scenes. ’

10- Pepi Tree
‘The application has an educational background focusing on a tree as an eco-system or - using simpler words - a home for different animals. Children get to know many facts about them: what they look like, what they eat and how they get their food, where exactly they live - in the branches, on the leaves or under the ground, when they sleep and more.’

11- Kid Weather
‘A true weather app for kids designed by a 6 year old boy (and his meteorologist dad). Power packed with real time weather conditions, forecasts, science and fun facts about the weather, plus it is interactive making it fun for the kids’

12- iDress for Weather
‘To increase independence or just for fun, iDress for Weather provides children and adults, with or without disabilities, the opportunity to make connections between weather conditions and clothing through bold, brightly colored images’

13- Touch Learn Know - Weather and Seasons (no longer working)

‘Write, listen, speak, draw, paint, discover and explore the wonderful world of weather and seasons through the exciting, interactive and educational Touch Learn Know - Weather & Seasons.’

14- Hippo Seasons
‘Hippo Seasons lets kids explore the four seasons. Crunch in leaves! Roll a snowball! Plant bulbs! Mow the lawn! Fun exploratory play to educate and entertain with a beautiful soundscape.’