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Google Earth

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Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world's population and a third of the world's land mass. Navigate the world with a swipe of your finger. Swipe with two fingers to adjust your view to see mountainous terrain. Show the Panoramio layer and browse the millions of geo-located photos from around the world
FREE
...........Preschool- Adult

3D Sun

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3D view of the sun — a digital reconstruction of satellite images freshly downloaded from NASA's "STEREO" satellites, orbiting millions of miles away. You rotate the sun with your finger to view it from any angle. You pinch in and out to zoom in for a closer look at the sun's ever-changing surface.
FREE
Preschool-Adult

Stars

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Stars is a light application that displays the 88 constellations in the sky. Just touch the screen and see the universe moving around you.
The green line is the celestial equator, it is the projetion of the earth equator.
The red line is the ecliptic or the path of the sun. On the line is located the 12 constellations of the zodiac.
FREE
Y4-Adult

3D Brain

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Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research
FREE
Y2-Adult

Molecules

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Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once. These structures can be viewed in both ball-and-stick and spacefilling visualization modes.
FREE
Y6-Adult

NASA VIZ

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Direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers! Download it now, tap into the power of NASA’s cutting-edge research today and check for new stories every week!
FREE
Y4-Adult

SolarWalk

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This 3D Solar System model enables you to navigate through space and time, observe all the planets in close-up, learn their trajectories, inner structure, history of their exploration, points of interest and more. Use 3D mode to get a more realistic experience and zoom out to view and spin the entire Galaxy!
PAID
Y4-Adult

StarWalk

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See what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time. Please note, you will need a 3GS/4/4th gen iPod Touch for motion tracking, otherwise this app will be just a beautiful info-packed time-sensitive interactive star atlas that allows you to set your location manually to give you the most accurate picture.
PAID
Y4-Adult

Cells and Cell Structure

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All About Cell, Interactive Activities, and Videos. Offers you an in-depth understanding of what cells look like when viewed up close, their structure, and functions. The Interactive Activities section allows you to test your understanding through a quiz, word search, and flash cards. The flash cards that are part of the activities. Comes with concise information about that part of the cell.
PAID
Y4-Adult

The Elements:

A Visual Exploration

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You start off at a living periodic table where every element is shown with a smoothly rotating sample. Beside that is a column of facts and figures, each of which can be tapped to bring up rich detail and current information through the embedded Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine. Tap the Wolfram|Alpha buttonor up-to-the-minute info. Carefully photographed objects representing the element fall down, rotating a fraction of a turn as they settle in to form a beautifully composed page.
PAID
Y7-Adult