Best Science Apps

Science apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to find information related to various fields of science. Types include biology, astronomy, and ecology science apps. Science apps are great for students, those who work as scientists, or those just interested in learning more about science.

Last updated 06-25-2017

Quantum
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Quantum

Android

Seller: Štěpán Brychta

35 3.5

The scientific study of Physics branches off into multiple theories and fields. One controversial topic in this community that has been the subject of a number of debates is Quantum Theory. This informative app focuses on information that all about Quantum Theory. Read basic introductions about this subject as well as fascinating topics about Wave functions and Bosons. You will find your knowledge on quantum physics expanded and supplemented by this app.

Its stylish, science-themed interface is easy to navigate: with a few taps and swipes, you can select various topics of interest and start reading right away. Start off from the first chapter and slide into the following ones by tapping the arrow to the top right and returning to previous articles with the top left. Learning about Quantum topics can be quite convenient when apps like this streamline and organize the vast amount of information on the subject.

Android
Quantum

Quantum

Free

LikeThat Garden -Flower Search
2nd

LikeThat Garden -Flower Search

Android

Seller: JustVisual

30 3

Have you ever been so intrigued by a mysterious, wild flower or a strange, beautiful shrub that you were left wondering about its name long after you have spotted it?

Satisfy the curiosity with this image recognition app designed for botanophiles who need to identify and study plants for inspiration for their home garden or budding horticulture business. Just photograph a close-up of the foliage or petals in question with your phone camera and let the app find its match among millions of pictures in its database.

Learn general information about each plant, such as cultivation and classification. Explore similar-looking greenery to confirm the species - once confirmed, your photo will be added to the database to further help the community recognize flora.

▲Capture any plants or flower you'll see.

▲Read the name and the description.

▲See the confirmed matches and read more information about the species.

Do you also love to place flowers in your home or garden? It’s time for you to search on how to take care of them. With this tool, you’ll be able to get important information and study about what’s in front of you. Even science educators will be able to teach their students the names of different plants. Aside from that, hikers will be able to see a lot of plants and determine if they're safe, while learning the names and about the terrain. Learning about plants and flowers is now an effortless step towards understanding nature!

Android
LikeThat Garden -Flower Search

LikeThat Garden -Flower Search

Free

Skill Lab
3rd

Skill Lab

Android
iOS

Seller: Aarhus University

30 3

Ever wanted to try your hand at scientific breakthroughs and advancements? If you like playing arcade or puzzle games, then volunteer your expertise with this intuitive collection of mini-games.

Every game is unique, with different ways to check and challenge diverse aptitudes. See how dexterous your fingers are in "Mazerunner" and "Chase the Box." Use your reflexes in "Skim Race" as you pilot a low-flying aircraft while avoiding buildings and the water below.

Memorize numbered tiles and sequentially flip them in "The Chimp Game." Lastly, the classic "Tetris" can gauge your creativity and efficiency!

▲ Get pumped up by tapping left and right and avoid colliding with buildings to earn points in "Skim Race."

▲ Five diverse games with different rules and applications for every gaming skill!

▲ Enjoy competing with other players on the leaderboards as you send valuable scientific data to help define "superplayers."

All of the games feature individual leaderboards that will rank your highest scores against other players worldwide. This is important, as points can be converted into scientific data to be analyzed by the developers. Such research is needed in order to find out what skills are needed to become a "superplayer," a term they have coined to define those with impressive gaming prowess.

Have fun playing video games for science during your coffee break or before bedtime. Aim to improve your performance as you contribute your abilities into discovering the key attributes of a great gamer!

Android
Skill Lab

Skill Lab

Free

iOS
Skill Lab

Skill Lab

Free

Little Alchemy
4

Little Alchemy

Android

Seller: Recloak

25 2.5

Do you have what it takes to become an alchemist? You will start with four basic elements: fire, water, air, and earth. Try to create something new by combining these together, such as producing steam from water and fire. The game is great for children as well as adults, to develop creativity.

The design is simple and easy to control. Drag and drop elements to create new things. Combine everything and see what surprise awaits you. Gamers who like to craft new things by combining elements will enjoy performing experiments within this game!

▲ Use the four basic elements, or create new ones.

▲ Unlock even more! For example, "earth" + "energy" creates "earthquake."

▲ Uncover new elements, and receive achievement points.

Every element has a little puzzle to solve! Discover new and amusing results by trying to combine two or more elements. Teach children how rain forms and what happens if you heat water up. A great game to develop creativity not only in children, but also in adults and teens. Take your four elements, combine, and mix them to see what you can create!

Android
Little Alchemy

Little Alchemy

Free

New Scientist
5

New Scientist

Android

Seller: New Scientist

20 2

Keep yourself updated with in-depth news about modern day science and technology with this magazine! Read topics about the world with a rational perspective on international news. The app allows you to read articles and watch videos!

Click on the covers to download any issue of New Scientist you would like to read. Scroll up and down the contents list on the left to see the articles in the issue. Tap on an article to read it. When reading articles, swipe left or right to navigate from one article to another, and tap the contents list icon on the top left-hand corner.

Android
New Scientist

New Scientist

Free