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Advanced Periodic Table
A comprehensive Periodic Table - a must for any science student. Complete element list at your fingertips with detailed element detail


Planetarium shows you over 1,500 stars - that's every star up to magnitude "+5". These stars are the brightest in the night sky, the ones you can see with your own naked eye on a good dark night away from city lights.

3D Solar System
This is a 3D solar system simulation application, which gives you the approximate location of the planets in the solar system at different time, and some information about each one of them. This application uses HTML5 and WebGL
Chemi Cool
Chemicool was created by David D. Hsu. of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996. Chemicool went online in 1996 and since then has been trying to help out anyone involved in chemistry.
Climate Zone
Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in United States
  Enature is the web's premier destination for information about the wild animals and plants of the United States. Over past years, eNature has consistently been one of the Internet' most-visited sites for nature and wildlife information and has won numerous awards and accolades.
Elements and Physics
Use Elements to solve mind bending puzzles.

My Robot Nation
We believe that everyone is creative, and everyone can create – we all just need a fun and easy way to get started. My Robot Nation is that way.3D Printing is a revolution in creation and we want everyone to have access to it, not through complicated CAD programs, but through a simple easy and fun customization tool – right in your browser.Imagine, play and make it real – its as simple as that - we’re putting creativity in the palm of your hand.

Google Earth

Use Google Earth to explore the different places of Earth. Now you can also view the moon and skies in this downloadable program for your computer.  A new feature is that you can see photos of Mars that NASA shares. 


Wonderville is a Science Alberta Foundation's award-winning website. It features curriculum-linked resources that will add impact and interest to your lessons. Use these printable activities, games, videos, word searches, puzzles and comics to make science relevant and meaningful in your classroom. These have been prepared by expert educators working with leading scientists to assure accuracy and usefulness.

National Geographic Explorer

Play scientific games, watch videos, and to read and print articles. 
Apple Apps
These apps are for your iPad or iPhone!

Rat Dissection 
Students can experience a virtual dissection of a rat. Just like the award-winning app, Frog Dissection, Rat Dissection for the iPad has been designed for middle and high school students. The content for the app has been validated by subject matter experts to ensure accuracy. It’s a great substitute for the real thing and will fit perfectly in the science curriculum.

Cell and Cell Structure
This app is designed for the middle school grades to completely immerse them in deeper learning about cell structures of both plant and animal. We feel it is just as appropriate, if not more so, for the high school learner. This app provides a fascinating journey learning about cells, cell parts and structure, and their specific functions.


Monster Physics
The learn section is inventive with different physics terms being defined and illustrated such as gravity and speed and acceleration. This is a great place to start so your child will know what parts to put together to make the monster move to the target.  There are five player slots for monsters to be named, and they can be customized by color, types of eyes, body type, arms, legs and mouth. After the tutorial, there are four levels of missions.  There is also an area for children to build their own inventions. This app is suggested for ages ten to adult.

Xperica HD
Understanding science through textbooks can be hard, Xperica HD for the iPad, brings the experience of touch to various science experiments to foster better understanding. Users can interact with various elements to see how the experiment as a whole reacts. The app is available for download free of cost and comes preloaded with a couple of experiments. Additional experiments can be purchased as add on packs for a low price. The app places an interactive virtual laboratory in the hands of students HD


Pocket Universe
Have you ever looked up at the night sky, and wondered what exactly you were looking at? Pocket Universe is an easy-to-use app that will help you learn constellations, bright stars and planets. You can literally hold up your iPhone 3GS/4/5 or iPad in front of you, and the app will use the built-in compass to display the same view of the sky you see - but one that's complete with names and information. Then explore the Solar System, and take virtual walks on the surface of the Moon and Mars, before playing a game to help you learn the names of the stars.

Chrome Apps!
These apps are for your computer using Google Chrome.


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