The advancement of technology throughout the last few decades has led to some extremely exciting scientific discoveries, but it also allowed us to have access to scientific information from any location. If you have a tablet or smartphone, then you will be able to take your entire science world with you on the go. While there are dozens of great apps that will allow you to enjoy science even more, these are the best on the market today.
This free app will allow you to stay in touch with the latest happenings of the science world. PLoS Reader gives you access to all of the latest articles submitted to the Public Library of Science. Biology, medicine, genetics and pathogens are some of the most popular subject of the articles featured in the app.
The Elements: A Visual Exploration
If you ever wondered what every element looked like and how they behaved, then this is the perfect app for you. The Elements: A Visual Exploration features photos and interactive animations of every element on the periodic table. The app also features a detailed description and background of each element.
There is nothing worse than having to search the entire lab for multiple timers every time you want to run an experiment, but this can be eliminated with the iLab Timer app. This app allows you to run up to 10 timers at one time, and you can create custom alarms for each timer. Using this app will make your experiments operate better than they have ever before.
Video Science is the perfect tool if you are looking to get young children interested and excited about science. The app features a wide variety of demonstrations, videos and experiments that will make any child fall in love with science. This is the perfect app for a teacher or a parent looking to share their love of science with their kids.
If you have interests in science and trivia, then Science Facts is the app for you. The app features hundreds of interesting science facts that you can use to increase your knowledge of the subject or prove you are smarter than your friends. The facts can be searched by topic or you can randomly browse through them.
These five great science apps can be enjoyed by science geeks of any age. The only thing better than using these great apps is by experience science up close and personal, and microscopes for college students is great way to get this done.
By Annette Hazard