Science Experiment

Best apps for science experiments

The apps included in this category give users access to previously conducted science experiments or the apps show a scientific principle in action. Teachers can gain ideas about how to integrate these best apps for science by clicking on an app’s logo and reading its review. Within each app review, teachers are provided a detailed description of the app, a comprehensive evaluation of the app, and three or more instructional ideas for how to use the app.

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Teach Starter: Working to Make Every Classroom Buzz!

Free! Teach Starter is a comprehensive website of resources, games, lessons, and more that teacher users can explore, and the website’s content is arranged using multiple categories. For instance, the “Common Core” section lets users seek a variety of resources by grade level, and each resource is aligned to the standards. Once loaded, users can select to focus their search ...

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NASA Image and Video Library

NASA Image and Video Library

Free! NASA Image and Video Library is a database users can explore by search term. After loading the website, users can enter in a space-related term and choose if they would like to view videos, images, and audio recordings related to the term or adjust the timeframe. The database will then return the types of content they selected in response ...

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Science Kids – A Website Devoted for Exploration!

Free! Science Kids is a website that contains multiple online activities, resources, and content for users to access. After launching the website, users can navigate to the website’s different sections with the buttons at the top of the screen. The “Experiments,” “Projects,” and “Topics” sections offer dozens of experiences for users, and they can click on one of interest. When ...

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Docsity – A Community of Learners

Free! Docsity is a community of learners that includes high school and university students and educators. After registering with Docsity and completing their profile, users can access a variety of content and interact with other members. From their dashboard, which can be accessed by clicking the Docsity logo on the top right of the screen at any time after being ...

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Scale of the Universe 2

Free! The Scale of the Universe 2 provides users with a tool for viewing their environment close up and also from a distance. To begin, users must load the website and pick their language. Next, the website loads a screen with instructions on it. After reviewing the instructions, users can click the “Start” button to begin their journey. The website ...

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PBS Building Labs

Free! PBS Building Labs lets users experience the ways that forces, loads, materials, and shapes impact the natural and manmade world. To begin, users have to choose a phenomenon to experience by clicking it along the top of the chart. Next, depending which phenomenon was selected, variables for how users can interact with it load, and users can select the ...

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The National High School Journal of Science

Free! The National High School Journal is an open-access publication geared towards secondary students who are interested in investigating the physical world around them. The Journal typically publishes a summer and winter edition, and users can browse past editions using the “Issues” tab that is on the main page. In addition, users can access articles using the “Short Articles” tab ...

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Physics Lab Online

Free! Physical Lab Online provides users with access to multiple resources all dedicated to the physical sciences. From the menu on the left, users can choose any of the first four options – Home, Directions, Search Engine, Table of Contents – to use for navigating the website. Next, the “AP Review Sessions” option lets users review topics that may appear ...

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Pavlov’s Dog

Free! Pavlov’s Dogs by BrainPop is a simulator for classical conditioning. After loading the website, users are presented with three food options – bananas, turkey legs, and sausages – and three instruments – a horn, drum, and bell – to use. The objective is for users to make the dog drool by playing one of the musical instruments. To achieve ...

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Planet Mechanic

Planet Mechanic is a game-based app that teaches users how different planetary variables (e.g., orbital distance, rotation rate, tilt, atmosphere, and moons) impact a planet’s environment. From the app’s main menu, users can continue a previous game or begin a new one. When playing a game, users are presented a challenge by a character in the game, and they complete ...

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