Science Apps

App Focus/Use Comments
3D Brain 3D Brain
Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness.
Contains text-based facts and figures.
Bones for Kids Bones for Kids
Bones for Kids is a fun app that teaches young children several things about the human Skeleton.
Contains a Bones Puzzle where children drag various bones to form a human skeleton.
Frog Dissection Frog Dissection
This iPad app is suitable for middle-school students who are learning about organs and organ systems as part of their life science curriculum.
Includes step by step instructions with a voice over.
DK The Human Body App DK The Human Body App
The wonders of human anatomy are explored and explained in a way that offers hours of learning, fun and entertainment.
Has functions you can feel – grab your iPad and feel the lungs breath, the heart beat and the nerve impulses race.
GCSE Chemistry questions GCSE Chemistry questions
Get the results you need in GCSE Chemistry. All tests have been quality assured and are suitable for the 2012 GCSE curriculum.
The App provides 30 questions free of charge. In App purchases required for extra questions.
The Elements: for UK & Ireland The Elements: for UK & Ireland
The Elements: A Visual Exploration lets you experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.
Double-tap any object to bring it up full screen. Tap again and the image splits into a pair of stereo 3D images.
Atoms In Motion Atoms In Motion
A fully interactive atomistic simulation that uses sophisticated Molecular Dynamics (MD) algorithms to perform computational chemistry calculations.
Users can vary the temperature from near absolute zero to over 500K, and add up to 1,000 atoms to the simulation. A free student version is also available.
Chem Lab Chem Lab
In Chem Lab, you're presented with name of a randomly chosen chemical compound. Drag elements into the flask to complete the chemical formula. Get it right? You rock! Get it wrong and "BOOM" -- your experiment explodes.
Scores and times are given for each round of 5 compounds so you can track your own progress or challenge your classmates to a match!
Star Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide Star Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide
Star Walk is a stellar augmented reality app that labels all the stars, constellations, and satellites you point your iPad at.
App includes a search function - wondering where Jupiter is right now? An arrow will guide you to it
Building Parallel Circuits Building Parallel Circuits
Using 3D graphics and 2D electronic symbols, you will build simple parallel circuits by using wires, batteries, switches, and light bulbs.
Also available is Building Serial Circuits by the same developer.
SimplePhysics SimplePhysics
SimplePhysics lets you design complex structures for everything from tree houses to ferris wheels and then simulates your design with a sophisticated physics engine.
The slow motion feature lets you slow things down so you can see how your design is failing. Also, check out Dummy Defense from the same developer.