A New Collection of Science Apps for Teachers and Students

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Here is a new collection of educational iPad apps to try out in your science classes. The apps cover a wide variety of science topics and introduce kids to the wondrous world of science through fun and engaging activities. Learners will get to explore the depths of space,  learn about historical scientific breakthroughs, and empirically examine the dynamics of science in our daily life. There are videos, lessons, games, visual illustrations, diagrams and several other materials to guide students in their scientific journey. Have a look and share with us your feedback.

1- NSF Science Zone

"Whether you’re a teacher, student, or just fascinated by science, the NSF Science Zone app will ignite your imagination. Featuring hundreds of exciting videos and high-resolution photos from a dozen areas of science, you can spend hours absorbed in discoveries that take you from the depths of space, to the wonders of the unimaginably small, to the far corners of our own planet. All brought to you by the National Science Foundation."

2- Muse Magazine

"Muse—the magazine of life, the universe, and pie throwing for kids 9 and up—will bring readers articles, comics, contests and more in each interactive digital edition! Packed with surprises, Muse is ideal for curious and humor-loving kids."

3- Kids Love Science

"Kids Love Science series of stories are written for children of ages 3-10, with the aim entertaining these youngsters while introducing them to significant achievements in the history of science, exploration and adventure. These books offer a friendly and fun-filled learning environment appropriate for both school and home use, and provide the seeds for inquisitive kids to discover world events"

4- Fun Science for Kids

"Learn 100+ science topics with Haley, your child’s own science expert. Created by educators and storytellers, our Science Standards aligned interactive lessons are fun, educational, and engaging!"

5- The Rock Cycle

"The Rock Cycle is an interactive story about the life of a rock. Weathered and aged, he tells his life story in this elegant poem. Each stanza is supplemented with interactive images, diagrams, and mini-games. This app was created and developed by a middle school student for a geology assignment"

6- Outdoor Family Fun with Plum

"Does your family have a few minutes at the bus stop or 15 minutes to play outside? Try a mission from Plum and start building a healthy habit! Spending time outdoors has many benefits and nature is all around – you just have to look!"