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Aside from creating meaningful hands-on learning experiences for your child, you can also encourage a child to learn about science technology like your smartphone. From engineering to plants to space, chemicals and everything in between, science is a huge field that captures the imagination of children. Our list of awesome science apps you can help your child learn all about science.


Lewis Dot CHEMISTRY is a handy reference tool to aid high school and early college students in understanding Lewis Dot diagrams and also to connect various traits of compounds to their structures.

Bloom by Megalearn is a fun and entertaining way to learn about some important aspects of biology and plant life cycles, and activates some important higher-learning skills such as generalization and finding similarities and differences.

Here are some of the best of the best apps for fifth graders as they head back to school. This list includes reviewed and recommended apps to help practice fractions, basic math, and grammar. There are also some apps that will open doors of programming and science. Enjoy! The Everything Machine The Everything Machine gives …

Ready, Jet, Go! Space Explorer is a free app from PBS Kids that will get kids interested in the stars, constellations, and other aspects of the nighttime sky. With four modes of play, there’s something here for everyone, but the most exciting part is the app’s capability to “see” what is in the sky above the user and allow users to learn about objects in the sky that they can really see right now.

Getting excited about science is a whole lot easier than it used to be. Now, instead of laboring over a text-heavy book, students and parents can use interactive apps to learn science in a fun and educational way. Here’s our list of the very best iPad apps for teaching kids about science.  3D Brain Rotate …

Trybie Journey is a unique storybook app that includes fun experiments and scientific information for children to learn and enjoy. Educational, entertaining, and perfect for little scientists ready to explore the world of chemistry.

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab is an exciting app full of great educational material shared through fun music videos, interactive games, and entertaining lab experiments that kids will love.

DNA Play is an incredibly fun and entertaining app that gives children fun environment to learn a bit about how DNA and genes work. Fabulous images, sound effects and offers lots of fun creatures for children to build and play with for hours!

The Everything Machine offers a great combination of programming practice, logic skills, and sequencing as well as a healthy dose of creativity by giving users tools to access the Apple device’s input and output features with switches, timers, and even transmitters.

How to Make Electricity is an app that allows children to experiment with and learn various forms of electricity in a free play environment. Perfect for the little scientist in your home.

In high school, students are getting down to business, and they need apps that will support their learning.  Bells and whistles of entertaining educational games often (but not always!) give way to practicality as kids focus on the job at hand. Our selection of recommended apps will help students review important concepts in core subjects, …

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 8th grade offer review of middle school science concepts, inspire kids to start writing as well as quiz them on verbs, nouns and adjectives, work on foundational concepts in Algebra, and provide a homework planner to help students stay better organized. There’s a nice review of challenging skills in …

The seventh grade year is often a year of big changes-changing classes, new teachers, and higher educational expectations.  It’s also time to begin planning ahead for high school challenges.  These recommended apps will help your student learn and grow with the best. iBiome-Wetlands iBiome-Wetland is a hands-on, experiential look at three types of wetlands. Players …

There are so many great educational apps in the App Store for elementary school-aged children, we couldn’t narrow it down to our top 5 reviewed and recommended apps for 4th grade. Our list covers apps for encouraging creative writing and self-expression, text and visual design, scientific inquiry and observation, spelling, coding for kids and even …

Finding just the right apps for your elementary-age child can be time consuming. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 3rd grade can make finding the right app for your child easier. The apps featured focus on a number of important areas, including building language skills, developing reading and comprehension skills, practicing writing skills, …

Middle School Science Pro 8th Grade is an engaging way to encourage students to review middle school science concepts. Two modes of play, the ability to earn banana tokens and unlock levels, and the potential to gather game enhancements will help many students stay more engaged.

Foldify Zoo – Create, Print and Fold Paper Animals! is one of those rare apps that reaches out into the real world and gets kids interacting beyond the screen of their devices. Let them enjoy creating animal figures in the digital world and with real paper and scissors.