• Science, Technology, Engineering & Math iPad Apps


    Science, Technology, Engineering & Math iPad Apps

    Engineering Apps:

    • NASA HD -- Come explore with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content with the NASA App for iOS.
    • NASA Visualization Explorer -- the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA¹s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you¹ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers!
    • NASA Lunar Electric Rover Simulation -- You don’t need a driver’s license, but you still need to buckle up as the LER Simulator gives you a glimpse of what it might be like to support the activities of a functioning Lunar Outpost. Get busy. You never know if your skills here will become a major part of the NASA Astronaut application process in the future.
    • NASA TV -- brings live and on-demand TV programming to your iPhone or iPod Touch. Watch the latest NASA events unfold in real-time or select from a list of recently uploaded videos. Plan your viewing up to a week in advance with the NASA TV schedule, and check out a list of NASA-related programming on other networks.
    • Spacecraft 3D -- NASA's Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality (AR) application that lets you learn about and interact with a variety of spacecraft that are used to explore our solar system, study Earth, and observe the universe. Using a printed AR Target and the camera on your mobile device, you can get up close with these robotic explorers, see how they move, and learn about the the engineering feats used to expand our knowledge and understanding of space. Spacecraft 3D will be updated over time to include more of the amazing spacecraft that act as our robotic eyes on the earth, the solar system and beyond!
    • TinkerBox HD Game -- is a fun, free-to-play physics puzzle game. While it is full of interesting science facts and teaches basic engineering concepts, TinkerBox is more than just educational!
    • Discovery Channel --  Our goal is to offer you an app that compliments your favorite Discovery Channel shows and wows you with beautiful imagery, social media, great content and TV schedule information based on your location.
    • HowStuffWorks -- app not only gives you instant access to a massive collection of articles and podcasts right on your iPhone or iPod Touch, but also you gives you direct access to our famous podcasters and HowStuffWorks experts! Tweet with the HowStuffWorks crew while you listen!
    • DIY Nano -- The DIY Nano app allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go! The app provides free, easy to use, hands-on activities at your fingertips. Each activity includes material lists, step-by-step instructions, and detailed explanations. The activity materials are widely available and inexpensive, and you probably have many of them in your own home! Our app includes links to family friendly videos and helps you browse the whatisnano.org website for more information, activities, and videos.
    • i GET IT Training -- i GET IT provides online self-paced training for engineers to increase your knowledge and improve productivity. There are hundreds of available courses available on the leading design applications and industry topics within i GET IT. The i GET IT iPad app allows you to login and access you existing i GET IT subscription membership or register for a free account. Within the app you can complete our courses or assessments to test your knowledge. With the free account you receive access to several free courses to get started. You may also visit our website to learn more about available courses and memberships. i GET IT offers training courses on the following design applications:
      •AutoCAD
      •AutoCAD Electrical
      •AutoCAD Mechanical
      •Autodesk Alias
      •Autodesk Inventor
      •Autodesk Inventor Fusion
      •Autodesk Revit Architecture
      •Autodesk Showcase
      •Autodesk 3ds Max
      •CATIA V5
      •CATIA V6
      •Siemens NX
      •Siemens Teamcenter
      •SolidWorks
      •Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing (GD&T)

    Mathematics Apps:

    • iMathematics -- This is the best app on AppStore for the study of mathematics! With more than 120 topics, over 1000 formulas, attractive interface, with 7 solvers and calculators, and a special version for iPad! Try it for free, if you like it you can buy iMathematics Pro! 
    • Formulas Free -- is the perfect study tool.  It is a simple, easy to use, easy to navigate collection of the most important formulas and topics for high school and college students taking Calculus and Differential Equations.
    • Fraction Factory -- use your math skills to place fractions into their correct positions on a number line.  When the game begins, fraction gears will move across the screen on a conveyor belt.  Use your finger and drag the fraction gear to where you think they should go on the number line at the top of the screen.
    • Factor Samurai -- will reinforce the arithmetic principles of multiplication and division by continually challenging the player to remember which numbers can be factored into smaller values, and which ones can't.
    • Number Line -- is an educational game app to help students learn about fractions, decimals, and percents by ordering equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents on a number line.  The app features multiple levels where the player must drag circles with either a percent, decimal or fraction onto a number line in the correct sequence.  A score is earned based on the time it takes to put all the circles in the correct order (faster is better), plus points for each correct placement, minus points for each error.
    • Polar Sweep -- reinforces relationships between rectangular coordinates, polar coordinates, and basic trigonometry with a dynamic educational interface. Users can sweep through the circle to see changing values and helpful diagrams of right triangles for common angles.
    • Math Ref Free -- is a free version of the great math reference application, Math Ref.  This app gives you just a sample (over 600) of the over 1,400 helpful formulas, figures, tips, and examples that are included in the full version of Math Ref.  So, if you're a student, teacher, or need math for work and want to try before you buy, this app is for you.
    • Math -- Get the exact math help you need with your own personal math teacher! Browse or search YourTeacher's complete library of over 50 courses for elementary, middle, and high school math; community college and college math; and standardized test prep. Each course contains over 100 lessons, and each lesson features video examples, interactive practice, multiple-choice self-tests, a worksheet of extra problems, and more!
    • Geometry101 -- allows you to study the properties of the most representative polyhedra of the mathematical world. Thanks to Augmented Reality you can examine, from different points of view, various features of these geometric structures. This app has the following features: develop your spatial perception through the 3D representation; it represents a large variety of geometric shapes; and you can modify properties such as the side length, height and radius.  See how these properties are related to the calculation of volumes and areas of the Platonic solids, different prisms, and bodies of revolution.
    • Calculator Pro -- is designed for everyone looking for simplicity and functionality. The app features calculators sporting elegant interface that won't leave anyone indifferent. Users who want to make basic calculations will definitely enjoy the standard option while math gurus will find it very handy to use a scientific mode. 

    Science Apps:

    • Science 360 -- The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions.  Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and NSF science and engineering centers.
    • timelineEONS -- A graphic representation of the entire natural and human history.
    • NOVA Elements -- Did you ever wonder why the periodic table is shaped the way it is, what gives each element its own unique set of properties, or even how elements combine to make everyday objects such as a cup of coffee? With “NOVA Elements,” explore an interactive periodic table, play a game hosted by David Pogue, or watch the two-hour NOVA program, “Hunting the Elements.”
    • Periodic Table of the Elements -- This is a standard periodic table of the elements - a necessity for anyone interested in or even exposed chemistry. However, the version differs in that instead of cramming all the information for an element into one little square, you can select a chemical attribute and have the entire chart color coded to plainly show how the different elements vary with regard to the selected trait.
    • Chemistry101 -- revolutionizes the way to study formulation. With this app you will have in your hands the elements of the periodic table so that you can create thousands of chemical compounds. Chemistry 101 provides a new learning experience for both the student and the teacher, transforming the classroom into a laboratory thanks to Augmented Reality.
    • ChemCrafter -- Chemical reactions don’t just happen—you have to make them happen. ChemCrafter lets you build your own lab to run fun and creative experiments. Use the Chem-o-convertor to measure energy released and gain points that unlock new experiments, equipment, and chemicals. Use your new supplies to craft more gases, liquids, and solids. As your strategy guides you through experiments with water, acids, and salts, you’ll create surprising color changes, encounter fire and smoke, release various gases, and shatter equipment as your achievements earn you an impressive set of trophy-room badges.
    • iElements: Periodic Table of 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.
    • K12 Periodic Table of the Elements -- This app 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.
    • Molecules -- This is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once. These structures can be viewed in both ball-and-stick and spacefilling visualization modes.
    • Gas Laws HD Lite -- Beginning chemistry students can use this app to study the various relationships that exist between pressure, volume, temperature and number of particles of a gas.
    • Science Friday Audio Podcasts -- Science Friday, as heard on PRI, is a weekly discussion of the latest news in science, technology, health, and the environment hosted by Ira Flatow. Ira interviews scientists, authors, and policymakers, and listeners can call in and ask questions as well. Watch the latest science videos from the Science Friday website.
    • Science Magazine Podcast -- Periodic audiocasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary. For a full archive of shows, please visit www.sciencemag.org/multimedia/podcast.
    • 3D Cell Stimulation & Stain Tool -- Learn about the cell and all its structures using our new 3D Cell tool. Enjoy the ability to rotate the cell 360 degrees and zoom in on any cell structure. Choose from our list of cell structures to learn more about how each structure functions and relates to the other components of the cell. Dive even deeper and create your own stained cell image by using Molecular Probes™ products. There are over 250 image combinations to explore! Once you have created an image you can get help from our tech support team or email the creation to a colleague. This is a great tool for anyone interested in Biology, Biochemistry, or the Life Sciences in general.
    • Exoplanet -- This app is a highly visual and interactive catalogue of all known exoplanets. Exoplanets are planets orbiting stars beyond our own Solar System. It is frequently updated whenever new discoveries are confirmed. An amazing model of the Milky Way lets you explore our universe all the way from the Solar System to the cosmic microwave background. This app has been developed and is maintained by a professional astronomer.
    • Planets -- 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers.
    • Stars -- Stars is a light application that displays the 88 constellations in the sky. Just touch the screen and see the universe moving around you. The green line is the celestial equator, it is the projetion of the earth equator. The red line is the ecliptic or the path of the sun. On the line is located the 12 constellations of the zodiac.
    • Moon Tours -- is the mobile version of the NASA's Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal (LMMP). LMMP is the repository for over 600+ geospatial lunar data products and imagery focusing primarily on the 50 "sites of interest" that were selected as possible landing sites for future lunar missions. These data products include scientifically referenced digital elevation maps (DEMs), slope maps, rock and hazard maps, mineralogy maps, and imagery from the Apollo missions to the latest data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). Whether you are a scientist, student, or just have an interest in our moon, Moon Tours will show you lunar topography as you have never seen it before.
    • 3D Sun -- A major solar flare erupts on the sun. Before long, your phone chirps in your pocket to let you know! Pulling out your phone, you see a 3D view of the sun — a digital reconstruction of satellite images freshly downloaded from NASA's "STEREO" satellites, orbiting millions of miles away. You rotate the sun with your finger to view it from any angle. You pinch in and out to zoom in for a closer look at the sun's ever-changing surface.
    • Science Glossary--A glossary of scientific terms and short biographies that support our science education website, http://www.visionlearning.com. All definitions link to related terms and to free, detailed science learning modules.  Though geared for high school and undergraduate student's using our website, the glossary and modules are appropriate for anyone generally interested in science.
    • SkyView Free - Explore the Universe -- a feature-packed star gazing app.
    • GoSkyWatch Planetarium -- Easily and quickly identify and locate stars, planets, constellations and more with a touch or by simply pointing to the sky. Have fun with family and friends discovering the images in the night sky. Go outside and explore the night sky.
    • Molecules -- is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once.
    • Convert Units HD -- lets you create your own unit conversions for anything you want, quickly and easily. Convert Units for Free is an essential tool that you’ll love and use everyday. Over seven million users already do.
    • GlobeConvert: Currency & Units Converter -- As simple as it is possible GlobeConvert easily converts to the co-ordinates you are used to any values of 80+ units of following types: Temperature, Pressure, Weight, Volume, Length, Time, Energy, Power, Speed and Area.  Currency converter contains 190+ commonly and rarely used currencies and updates exchange rates online and on-the-fly.
    • EMT PDE (Periodic Table) -- The EMD periodic table of the elements app provides detailed information, state-of-the-art functions and an appealing presentation. It offers high-school and university students as well as teachers or professors the opportunity to learn more about the chemical elements - from classification to element features to their history of discovery. The powerful multi-lingual app renders complex contents intuitively comprehensible: the well-structured and concise arrangement of groups and periods, details for every element, intelligent controls, and numerous selection options provide quick access to needed information.
    • Space Images -- Discover stunning images and videos of space, stars and planets -- including Earth and the sun! -- at your fingertips with the Space Images app from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a leader in robotic exploration of the solar system.
    • Images of Change -- Natural disasters, a warming climate, and human activities are rapidly altering the face of our planet. NASA’s Images of Change app lets you take a close-up view of many of these changes in an exciting and hands-on format. The app presents a curated collection of the best image pairs from NASA’s Global Climate Change website. These image pairs show areas that have been subject to natural disasters or seen significant change over time. Compare Alaska’s Muir Glacier in 1941 to the glacier as it looked in 2004. Take a before-and-after look at flooding in the Missouri River or at wildfires in Colorado. See the expansion of agriculture in Saudi Arabia as viewed from satellites. All photo pairs can be viewed individually, side by side, or overlaid with a slider bar for easy comparisons. Each image pair contains background information and a map showing its location. The images presented in Images of Change are meticulously selected and constantly updated to give you an informative, compelling, and up-to-date visual experience.
    • Space Place Prime -- is a content presentation app that gathers some of the best and most recent offerings from NASA. A spinoff of NASA’s popular kids’ Space Place website (spaceplace.nasa.gov or science.nasa.gov/kids), Space Place Prime has intergenerational appeal. It taps timely educational and easy-to-read articles from the website, as well as daily updates of NASA space and Earth-from-space images and the latest informative videos.
    • VideoScience -- Science Class Experiments brought to you by Science House and featuring Science Teacher Dan Menelly, winner of the NSF Einstein Fellowship in Cyberinfrastructure!  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.   So whether you are a public school teacher, private school teacher, or home school teacher; we hope you use these videos and the many more on our website to ignite the scientific passion in your kids.
    • Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures -- A perfect app for an integrated science, chemistry, or physical science course that is designed to engage students to explore the topic of elements, compounds and mixtures. It is designed to address the needs of all students in the topic. This app is for school use and requires an educational subscription for access to the content.


    • Science House -- A growing library of over 80 hands-on Science lessons that are great for home and the classroom. These short videos demonstrate inexpensive and easy to recreate experiments that are designed to inspire and excite students of all ages.
    • Isaac Newton's Gravity HD -- Got Gravity? Challenge yourself with the amazing physics puzzles in Isaac Newton's Gravity HD! Arrange your objects to hit the trigger and win! Make as many attempts as you want, but cleverness and creativity are key. Need help with one of the 100 brain teasing levels? Isaac Newton himself is there to provide you with hints. Download additional levels or create fantastic new levels to challenge your friends! Sharpen your wits with Isaac Newton's Gravity HD! 
    • Exploriments -- This highly interactive Exploriment App lets you explore the effect of gravity on weight and mass on different planets. You can also explore the effect of altitude on weight and mass and even of depth below the Earth’s surface. Use variety of instruments and free fall of a body to understand the effect of gravity in different scenarios. This app provides ample opportunities to try out various scenarios and compare the results across planets and varying altitudes, including scenarios of micro-gravity and near-weightlessness. The Exploriments Series of interactive simulation-based tools makes conceptual learning in science an engaging and insightful experience. Visit www.exploriments.com to know more.
    • NASA Science: A Journey of Discovery -- NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our planet Earth, our Sun and solar system, and the universe out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence. This NASA Science application brings you the latest information from NASA’s Science Missions, including the spacecraft, their instruments, the data, and what we are learning about the questions we seek to answer.
    • DIY Nano -- This app allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go!
      The app provides free, easy to use, hands-on activities at your fingertips. Each activity includes materials lists, step-by-step instructions, and detailed explanations. The activity materials are widely available and inexpensive, and you probably have many of them in your own home!
    • DIY Sun Science -- This app, funded by NASA, allows families and educators to investigate and learn about the Sun at home, at school, or anywhere you go! This app is the second in a series (including DIY Nano) that provides over a dozen free, easy to use, hands-on activities. Plus, view live images of the Sun from NASA’s SDO satellite, videos of the Sun, and much more! Each activity includes material lists, step-by-step instructions, and detailed explanations. The activity materials are widely available and inexpensive—you probably have many of them in your own home.
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