Brian Cox's Wonders of Life comes from the same team that brought us Wonders of the Universe. If you've so much as glanced at the stunning visuals or touched the magnificent gesture-based navigation of that app then, well, you've probably already tapped out of this review and are busily buying Wonders of Life, aren't you? For those who haven't, like Wonders of the Universe before it, Wonders of Life takes you on a journey, this time not of stars and solar systems, but of plants and animals. It's not just the journey here that makes Wonders of Life such an amazing iOS experience. It's the experience that makes Wonders of Life such an amazing iOS app.
The Elements in Action is an education app for both iPhone and iPad that lets you explore all the different elements around us through short video clips and descriptions. Tap any element to read a short summary about it and watch a video of how it reacts with other elements and objects.
A new school year is just around the corner for kids all around the world and whether you're a high school student or the parent of one, there are lots of apps available in the App Store for both iPhone and iPad that can help you start the school year off on the right foot. Whether it's keeping track of homework assignments, finding supplemental material to help study for a test, or a way to store and manage essays and other homework assignments, there's something for everyone. Here are the apps that are must-have's to help high school students be more productive this coming school year..
Curious About Shapes and Colors is Curious George's newest app that helps teach kids about shapes, colors, sorting, tracing, and more. The entire app is narrated and directed by The Man With The Yellow Hat while George cheers you on.
DragonBox is an educational math game for iPhone, iPad, and Mac that teaches the concepts of algebra in a fun way. Instead of sitting in a classroom and listening to a teacher give all the rules for solving an equation, kids can simply play a game with similar rules that starts with pictures and slowly introduces algebraic symbols.
$5.99 for iPhone and iPad - [Download now](https://itunes.apple.com/app/dragonbox?at=10l3Vy&ct=d_im /id522069155?ls=1&mt=8&at=10l3Vy&ct=d_im)
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Quento is a fun little math game that is a great challenge for all levels and ages. The objective is simple: use the available numbers and operations to get the indicated result with the indicated amount of numbers. However, not only are you restricted to the available numbers and operations, but you have to be able to create the expression by dragging your finger over them in one swipe -- and order of operations matters!
Sakura Quick Math is an educational iPhone and iPad game for children and adults that drills your basic arithmetic skills by having you race against the clock and input your answers by simply writing them on the screen. It's gorgeous, innovative, and fun.
Atlas by Collins is an iPhone and iPad app and evolving data visualization tool that represents worldwide information on a section of themed globes with over 200,000 places you can discover and explore. Atlas is not only a great learning tool for individuals, but can also be used in a classroom environment or for giving presentations.
Curious George's Dictionary is an educational iPad app for kids that teaches the meanings of nearly 600 words through illustrations, sentences, stories, and more. It features charming illustrations for each word as well as an example of a sentence that uses the word. In addition to swiping through letters and learning new words, Curious George's Dictionary also includes stories about Curious George using is dictionary and sections dedicated opposites, numbers, quantities, and colors & shapes.