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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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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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Journeys of Invention: Science and Technology from Past to Present App Poster Image
age 12+
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(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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Stellarium Mobile Sky Map App Poster Image
age 12+
Mobile planetarium brings night sky up close, beautifully.
Devices: Android
(2013)
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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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Britannica Kids: Snakes App Poster Image
age 8+
Packed with information about often-feared creatures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Plants HD App Poster Image
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age 8+
Memorable games, photos foster understanding of life cycle.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Kids Planet Discovery - games and videos App Poster Image
age 8+
Wide variety of world-expanding games, but a mixed bag.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Solar Walk - 3D Solar System model App Poster Image
age 8+
Beautifully illustrated, interactive model of solar system.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Gadgetarium App Poster Image
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age 8+
Interactive exploration of inventions inspires tinkerers.
Devices: iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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AJ Jump: Animal Jam Kangaroos! App Poster Image
age 8+
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Blue Apprentice - Elementary Science Adventure Game by Galxyz App Poster Image
age 8+
Immersive science adventure helpful for reinforcing facts.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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