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50 Best iPad Apps for STEM Education

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As the staff of writes, despite early fears that the iPad would replace real education with light entertainment, in the years since its development it's proved its use. While there are plenty of purely amusing apps, there are also apps which promote hands-on learning and exploration from students of all levels. In 2012, OU developed a list of the 50 Best iPad apps around for use in STEM education.The list includes an impressive array of different topics, including a virtual frog dissection, DNA modeling, references for programming, mechanical gear puzzles, and a math app based on ninjas.


Types of OER:
  • Curated Resource Lists
  • Games
  • Modelling Tools
  • Simulation/Experiment

  • Math/Statistics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Physics