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GetFact

If you love trivia and learning interesting, sometimes weird, facts, then this app may be for you! GetFact is a trivia, and word game rolled into one entertaining and educational app. This game challenges the user by asking them to unscramble letters to create a word....

Women Who Changed The World

This is such a beautiful app that does a wonderful job providing facts about historical women who changed the world. There are 15 women featured in this app, each one with their own story. Once you click on the woman of your choosing, you will be directed to an...
Encyclopaedia Brittanica

Encyclopaedia Brittanica

This app makes it possible to access all the information you could ever want about anything and everything right at your fingertips. The layout of the app allows you to browse through the 65,000 articles (80,000 with an annual subscription), but there is also a search...

Tutors: Homework Help & Online Tutoring

Chegg Tutors is an app that hooks you up with highly vetted tutors in a large array of subjects, such as algebra, calculus, chemistry, computer science, economics, physics and more.As an upper-level science student myself, I find that I cannot get most of my questions...

Chegg ACT Test Prep

Getting ready for the ACT is no simple task, but with Chegg’s help, this experience just became a whole lot more bearable.The ACT consists of four major sections; Reading, Math, English, and Science. The Chegg ACT Test Prep app provides a full battery of video lessons...
Visual Anatomy lite

Visual Anatomy lite

Visual Anatomy Lite is so comprehensive that it's really hard to believe it's free! It is a fantastic reference of the human body, with information on EVERY part. From muscle structures to bones, to different body systems - including the nervous system, it is just...
Ultralingua – Bilingual dictionary and verbs

Ultralingua – Bilingual dictionary and verbs

Similar to Apple bookstore, this app provides a central silo to store all your dictionaries, with access to the purchase of over 35 titles spanning English dictionaries (Collins) and several foreign languages and translation dictionaries.Unlike the Apple bookstore, it...
Think Like Churchill

Think Like Churchill

Think Like Churchill is one amazing app! I not only learned a great deal about Winston Churchill, much more than I learned in school, as well as a real insight into the major decisions he made in his life. It comes with superb narration by Boris Johnson, a British...
The Night Sky

The Night Sky

For hardcore star-gazer or just curious novices, like me, this app is a must-have. It is wonderfully designed, with one of those user interfaces that have a functionality that works.At any time of day (or night) this app reads your GPS location and adjusts itself so...
WolframAlpha

WolframAlpha

WolframAlpha is like having a personal interactive encyclopedia. It is the web's premier reference utility covering virtually any subject you can think of: politics, history, math, engineering... It will even tell you how many airplanes are in the sky at any given...

The Chambers Thesaurus

Chambers is one of the world's leading dictionary and thesaurus resources, and now you can access hundreds of thousands of synonyms and advanced synonym studies with this fantastic app. Chambers provides an easy, stripped-down, an application that makes searching...
Survival Guide

Survival Guide

This app is a useful tool for all ages. While it is unlikely that you will have a charger when you suddenly find yourself needing the data in this app, having it on your iDevice will allow you to take the time to study and practice the techniques. With it, you can...
Star Walk – Find Stars And Planets in Sky Above

Star Walk – Find Stars And Planets in Sky Above

* Over 10 million users!* Winner of Apple Design Award 2010 This real-time astronomy app is a great way to learn about and observe stars, constellations, satellites, meteors, and much more. You simply locate and tap an object to get information about it. All-in-all...
Star Chart

Star Chart

* The top educational & augmented reality astronomy app* 20 million downloads Using GPS technology app allows you to look at the universe in real-time. It includes 3D simulation, showing the exact location of every star, planet, and moon visible from Earth, no...
Stack the States

Stack the States

Stack the States makes learning geography fun AND interesting!The app provides flash-card information about each of the 50 US States. The flashcards include the capitals of each state, their flags, nicknames, landmarks, major cities, and their bordering states.After...
Stack the Countries®

Stack the Countries®

* Featured on the TODAY show!* Editor's Choice Award! - Children's Technology Review Stack the Countries is a geographical phenomenon. Dan Russell discovered that all you need to do to make geography interesting, is put smiley faces and googly eyes on the countries,...
SkyView® Free – Explore the Universe

SkyView® Lite

* iTunes Best of 2011 & 2012 I just want to start by saying this app is absolutely extraordinary. Just point your iPhone, iTouch, iPad at the sky and see all the stars, planets and more (even in daylight!) on your screen. Use it to narrow in and learn about the...

Science360 for iPad

The National Science Foundation's (NFS), Science360 for iPad, provides access to spectacular photographs of science and engineering images, as well as video from around the globe. In addition to this, there is a news feed which features breaking news from NSF-funded...
REI – National Parks Guide & Maps

REI – National Parks Guide & Maps

If you are planning on visiting some of the U.S. National Parks, this app is a great little tool to carry along with you. It covers destinations like Arches UT, Grand Canyon AZ, Grand Teton WY, Mount Rainier WA, Point Reyes CA, Rocky Mountain CO, Zion UT, Yellowstone...
On this day

On this day…

This app is very entertaining and informative. It tells you all the major events, births, and deaths that happened on a particular day. There are hundreds of daily entries to browse through, with related Wikipedia articles. Maybe you are a history buff, a want to be...