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Mobile Observatory App Poster Image
age 12+
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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POX: Save the People App Poster Image
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age 12+
Contagiously engaging strategy app with public health theme.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Autodesk Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics App Poster Image
age 12+
Uneven mini-games let kids grapple with mechanics concepts.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Classic Experiments in Science History FULL App Poster Image
age 12+
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
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The Martian: Bring Him Home App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive real-time story adds to franchise, stands alone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Tinycards -- Learn with Fun, Free Flashcards App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive, playful flash cards help kids memorize concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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My Molecularium App Poster Image
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age 12+
Smart molecule-building game requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Google Earth App Poster Image
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age 12+
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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HowStuffWorks App Poster Image
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age 12+
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Windows app
(2011)
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SimpleRockets App Poster Image
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age 12+
Space-science physics game a blast for budding engineers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Brainapse App Poster Image
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age 12+
Cool brain images, so-so learning experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Arloon Anatomy App Poster Image
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age 12+
Augmented reality lets you see the body's systems in 3-D.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2015)
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BrainPOP Featured Movie App Poster Image
age 8+
Daily films from educational group provide tons of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2010)
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Pocket Frogs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Trainyard App Poster Image
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age 8+
Route trains to correct stations in this innovative stumper.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Spaghetti Marshmallows App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun physics building game with a playful theme.
Devices: Android
(2011)
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Redshift - Astronomy App Poster Image
age 8+
Incredible amount of information in stargazer's dream tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Star Chart App Poster Image
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age 8+
A great way to explore the skies -- just point your phone.
Devices: Android
(2011)
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Science Fun to Go App Poster Image
age 8+
Repackaged material from kid author Seymour Simon's website.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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