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The best iPhone apps for science lovers

15 Jul 2014 App Lists
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 If you love science, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for science lovers.

 

Science Glossary
Free
iPad / iPhone
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This app is very utilitarian, but it does get the job done in allowing users to learn new stuff about science! 

  • Links to the Vision Learning website and other similar third-party services 
  • In-depth research on various topics and fields 
  • Presents info in a glossary-styled layout 
  • Succinct biographies for the different pioneers of science 
  • Detailed modules

Genres:
  • Reference
  • Education
VideoScience
Free
iPad / iPhone
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This app is perfect for younger children who have a huge interest in science!

  • Presents videos of demonstrations and science experiments geared towards kids 
  • Can be used to assist teachers and parents for devising study guides 
  • 80 specific lessons covering all fields of science 
  • Experiments shown are very easy to recreate 
  • Shares content through social media or email

Genres:
  • Photo & Video
  • Education
Mitosis
Free
iPad / iPhone
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For the many students who are struggling with this topic, this app is made just for you!  

  • Demonstrates how cell division works in this interactive app 
  • Easy-to-understand process 
  • Promotes learning through interactivity 
  • Real-time videos of the process of mitosis 
  • Real photographs for further case studies or citations for reports

Genres:
  • Reference
  • Education
Mars Globe HD
$0.99
iPad / iPhone
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Everything you could want to know about the planet Mars is in this app.

  • Provides an interactive learning experience 
  • Accurate representation of the Martian landscape 
  • Over 1500 recreations of well-known topographical features on Mars 
  • Images with notes and links for further reading 
  • Smooth rotation rate

Genres:
  • Reference
  • Education
ScienceFacts
$0.99
iPad / iPhone
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Science Facts will provide you tons of great trivia with regards to science! 

  • Different scientific areas like Physics and Biology are tackled in this app 
  • Allows you to test your science knowledge 
  • Scientific facts both well-known and obscure are discussed in the app
  • Intuitive interface 
  • 24/7 support

Genres:
  • Lifestyle
  • Education
Sid's Science Fair
$2.99
iPad / iPhone
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Learning science by way of Muppet-styled characters is perfect for children.

  • Meant for preschool levels of learning 
  • Utilizes an experiential learning style 
  • Core science and math subjects are discussed in a breezy style 
  • “Edu-taining” games 
  • Uses hilarious situations to engage kids to learn science

Genres:
  • Games
  • Education
  • Educational
Bill Nye The Science Guy
Free
iPad / iPhone
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Generations of kids grew up watching Bill Nye and now even more generations can learn science from Bill with this app. 

  • Intuitive touch interface 
  • Features familiar elements for fans of the TV show 
  • Collects over 20 years’ worth of episodes from the show 
  • Fun experiments 
  • Constant support

Genres:
  • Entertainment
  • Education
Science Today
Free
iPad / iPhone
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Stay up to date on all of the latest science news from around the world. 

  • Latest science news
  • Know about latest cutting-edge development
  • Hi-res videos
  • Insightful articles
  • 24/7 support

Genres:
  • Reference
  • News
Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration
$1.99
iPad / iPhone
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Nothing creates more “buzz” for science like than Buzz Aldrin's app.

  • Contains views of Buzz Aldrin on the progress of science then and now 
  • Details groundbreaking achievements on the field of space exploration 
  • Updated with new content daily 
  • Information presented to appeal both to eager young minds and those with a predilection for science 
  • Links to NASA streaming TV

Genres:
  • News
  • Education
ePhysics Science News
$0.99
iPad / iPhone
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A news app that keeps you informed on all of the latest happenings in the world of physics and science. 
  • Centralized physic functions
  • Latest resources
  • In-app browser
  • Fully optimized
  • Also works with RSS feeds

Genres:
  • News
  • Education
Science Uncovered Magazine
Free
iPad / iPhone
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This covers more than just physics; it’s got astronomy and biology too. 
  • Shows the real science applicable in the real world
  • Optional subscription modes 
  • Customizable payment modes 
  • Instant free trial modes 
  • Auto-renewable functions 

Genres:
  • News
  • Newsstand
  • Science
Amazing Science Facts
$0.99
iPad / iPhone
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This works like a Ripley’s Believe it or Not for science!
  • Updated science facts 
  • Very impressive for its purpose 
  • Easy scrolling functions 
  • Intuitive interface
  • 24/7 support

Genres:
  • Social Networking
  • Lifestyle
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