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NOVA Elements

By Debbie Gorrell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Info-packed science app great for learning about elements.

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NOVA ELEMENTS is a great learning tool for kids who want to know about the elements. Building atoms and molecules gets kids engaged in the learning process, which is always a good thing. The information provided about the elements in the periodic table is somewhat basic, but it's interesting enough to encourage kids to keep tapping on the elements to learn more. The fun, easily accessible video chapters from Hunting the Elements make the app a well-rounded addition to any science-related digital-learning library.

App Details

  • Devices: iPad , Windows app
  • Subjects: Science : chemistry, substance properties
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning : applying information, memorization, thinking critically
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: January 22, 2013
  • Category: Education
  • Publisher: PBS
  • Version: 1.3
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: March 12, 2019

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