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Whether you have a toddler just beginning to learn the names of animals or a high schooler who wants to learn about the inner workings of a body without having to dissect a frog, there are many great biology, ecology and life sciences apps to hop into.

    This is for any student of GCSE Biology who wants to challenge their learning, whether its to prove they know it all or to help them know it all! In this app you’ll find all the key terms in the syllabus with their meanings along with video clips to help explain those tricky concepts. Then put yourself to the test – find out what you know and prove you’ve mastered every topic.

    Devices: Android , iPad


    Explore, interact and learn about a wide range of biological processes and human organs with Bioanim Complete. This is an app that takes fully advantage of tablet technology by giving the learner free reign to visualise and grasp difficult concepts at a pace they choose to take.

    Devices: Android , iPad


    The National History Museum of London's 'NHM Evolution' packages together a quite astounding amount of fossil research and geological information into a very well-presented app. In 'NHM Evolution' there are close to 1000 fossils from over 600 million years to explore in rich detail and in a number of different ways.

    Devices: iPad


    A fun way to start learning about different animals and their habitats.

    Devices: Android , iPad


    The InvisibleEar ™ app is a 3D augmented reality app specifically for biogical and medical investigation of the gross anatomy of the ear as well as the structure of the inner ear with particular attention drawn to the perilymph, endolymph of the cochlea and the petrous temporal bone using highly detailed CT data. It is aimed at high school, post 16 and medical students as well as hearing specialists. The user can either buy a 3D printed model or print glyphs that the app then engages with via the 3D AR in order for the user investigate the positive and negative spaces of the particular anatomy of the ear. It is even possible for the glyph source to be obtained from other medical references.

    Devices: iPad


    You make the decisions that matter as you take on the task of providing enough energy for the inhabitants of Energy Island. What selection of energy resources will be best? Where should they be built? Do you have enough money and are you looking after the environment? Find out how good a problem solver you really are with this simulation app.

    Devices: iPad


    Energy for Life is a complete educational application about the vital role of human nutrition. We get the energy necessary to live, the materials necessary for tissue construction and regeneration, and the substances which regulate the body s internal reactions through the role of nutrition. Functions carried out in the digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems. Available in English and Spanish, the app takes the user on with multiple menus and easy navigation. It includes interactive illustrations, games, and animation clips, which allow users to discover an entirely new form of learning. 

    Devices: iPad


    Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth app is a wonderful simulation game that takes kids on a virtual exploration of the International Space Station (ISS) and learn the importance of growing food in space. Parents can talk to their kids about what scientists hope to accomplish in the future, plans to visit Mars, and the challenges and opportunities related to this kind of space exploration.

    Devices: Android , iPad


    Froggipedia is one of a host of new ARKit apps that Apple just announced, and it does exactly what you'd expect -- use the Apple Pencil stylus to peel the skin off a virtual frog. It's a little less gruesome, and presumably fewer real frogs have to die.

    Devices: iPad


    Visual Anatomy is a science reference tool that teaches kids about human anatomy and physiology. Kids can learn the names and functions of human organs and other structures, as well as terminology and locations related to surface anatomy. Diagrams help kids visualize locations of internal body structures, and being able to tap and read about a structure is extremely convenient. The app includes lots of interactive content for kids to learn, but most of it is nicely organized by body system. Kids can take multiple-choice quizzes to assess learning, but quizzes contain numerous grammatical errors, which can be distracting.

    Devices: iPad


    The life cycles app is a great app for Key Stage 2 Science. Each life cycle is illustrated and has both a written and voice over description.The life cycles included are: Life Cycle of a Frog, Phases of the Moon, Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Plant Life Cycle, Pollination and Fertilization, Rock Cycle, Water Cycle, Photosynthesis, Nitrogen Cycle and Oxygen Cycle. This app is a smart and efficient way of demonstrating an often difficult subject.

    Devices: Android


    This app provides a quick summary of essential concepts in Biology by snack sized chapters to memorize key concepts.

    Devices: Android


    We love this quick quirky interactive game for identifying bones within the human body suitable for 10 years of age and above. The game is based on the online game and has a simple layout and great pirate themed graphics. Although the voices and music will drive you mad after a while (you can turn it off) the game is highly addictive and will get your students perfecting the names of the human bones within minutes. It does become a little frustrating that you need to get every answer correct to move onto the next level however, this is great fun!

    Devices: Android , iPad


    Have you ever wondered how the inside of your brain looks like? 3D Brain helps you discover how each brain region looks and functions.  The app consists of 29 interactive and vivid brain images that offer you information on associated functions and links to more in-depth research. Our 4 stars EAS Certification recommends it as an informational tool for a very specific subject that is very easy to use and offers reliable content.

    Devices: Android , iPad


    Learn fascinating first facts of birds, and add bright, animated stickers to wildlife scenes in RSPB First Birds app.

    Devices: iPad


    Invite and make friends with animals round the globe to your home with Animals4D. It enables kids to experience the wildlife in life-size like never before.Animals4D is packed with amazing features like "SpellMe", which helps kids to spell & pronounce the name of the animals right. It also has an innovative feature like "AboutMe", help kids to know about the animal's life style and class.Cool, Angry, Attack are the exclusive features in which animal's express different moods.

    Devices: Android


    This app is incredible and provides hours of fun interactive entertainment as well as high quality educational content. We love the layered system of the human body and the attention to detail. Try feeding the human and see what happens, the gurgling stomach and strange intestine noises are great. Available in 5 languages, in app privacy settings this is simply the best human body app out there. Excellent job guys!

    Devices: iPad


    Everyone is curious what the lies beyond the skin. Frogs have been a long time model of understanding the function, position and relative size of organs, tissues, and systems. This is an excellent use of touch-driven educational activity that also happens to be odorless and environmentally sensitive. This app might be used instead of a frog dissection lab or as a pre-lab preparation exercise. It gives students an appreciation of the layers of a frog's tissue in a system approach to anatomy and function. Students drive a scalpel or scissors with their fingertips, 'lift' tissues or organs out of the way, and spin organs around while the narrator explains what they are seeing on the screen. Frog Dissection is best for high school biology students.

    Devices: iPad



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