Science
To find these Apps, go to iTunes. Type in the name of the App in the Search box, press Enter.
All prices quoted here are in New Zealand dollars.
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Science 360 for the iPad (Free) Images and Videos update regularly by the National Science Foundation


Planet Earth and Beyond

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Disaster Alert (Free) Up to date, real time mapping of disasters as they are happening in the world.
NASA (Free) Explore NASA, images, videos, streaming and information.
Earth 3D (Free) View how the Earth, sun and moon move.
Sky Safari ($4.19 or $18.99) Celestial Travel Guide
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Earth Observer ($4.19) View the planet in many different views
Our Choice ($6.49) Interactive Multimedia book on Global Warming by Al Gore.
Auckland Volcanoes (Free for iPhone) Geographical maps of where volcanoes are placed in Auckland
Britannica Kids Volcanoes ($9.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $9.99 for iPad) Interactive site with movies, animations, jigsaws, information, questions
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Britannica Kids Solar Systems ($9.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $9.99 for iPad) Interactive site with movies, animations, jigsaws, information, questions
Britannica Kids Rain Forests ($9.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $9.99 for iPad) Interactive site with movies, animations, jigsaws, information, questions


Physical World

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Touch Physic (Free to $2.59) Draw shapes that will interact with the wheel and move it to the star to win the level.
Ragdoll Blaster (Free) Physics game.
Cut the Rope (Free, $129 or $2.59) Feed the candy to the creature. Use physics to capture crystals.
The Chemical Touch (Free or $1.29) Periodic table with all of the properties of the elements.
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Fantastic Contraption ($2.59) or Fantastic Contraption 2 ($6.49) Build the contraption, press the start button and see if it will run. Lots of levels
Arriving HD (Free to $6.49 ) Draw the shapes that will move objects to break the egg and free the dinosaur.
Finger Physics (Free to 1.29) Several games like build a building using a tetris like look.
Cat Physics ($1.29) Pass the ball from one cat to the other, get past obstacles.
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Crayon Physics ($6.49) Draw a picture and it becomes an object that moves and drops. Move the ball to the star.



Living World

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Dinosaurs (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) From the American Museum of Natural History, double click on each photo and tap on the info button to find out more information.
What Bird NZ (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) Sounds, photos and information on NZ birds.
A Life Cycle app ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $1.29 for iPad) 10 different life cycles with narrations and annotations.
iLiveMath Entomology ($6.49 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $6.49 for iPad) Complete maths problems while learning about insects and spiders.
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3D Brain (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Interactive app that allows you to explore all the different regions of the brain.
Timbuktu (Free for iPad) Children's magazine, each issue based around one particular topic.
Penguins ($4.19 for iPad) Learn about Penguins with 66 photos and information
March of the Dinosaurs ($10.99 for iPad) Interactive story book with 3D dinosaurs
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WWF Together (Free for iPad) Tells the different stories of endangered animals in the world. Instructions for making the origami models. Videos and Interactive Globe
Ansel and Clair in Africa ($5.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $6.49 for the iPad) Find out about different parts of Africa and learn about the geography, ecosystems, history, science, and animals of Africa. Some limited interactivity
Britannica Kids Dinosaurs ($9.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $9.99 for iPad) Interactive site with movies, animations, jigsaws, information, questions
Dinosaurs 360 (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Information and Quizzes

Technology

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Create a Car
($1.29 or iPad Version)
Click and drag and create a car, watch the parts move , use your imagination to create cars that do specific tasks.

Great blog post by Mr Gonzalez all about his Science classroom and iPads http://www.educatoral.com/wordpress/2010/06/30/ipads-in-science/

Sustainability/Enviro

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WWF Together (Free for iPad) Tells the different stories of endangered animals in the world. Instructions for making the origami models. Videos and Interactive Globe
NZ Fauna (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Images, sound and videos of native and introduced animals.
NZ Quakes (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) View the latest earthquake data from GeoNet in a list form and then click on a particular event to get more information
GeoNet Quake (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Official Geonet app
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Naturewatch NZ (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Keep a record of what you see in nature around you,
New Zealand Marine life (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Use the marine guide to identify over 260 of New Zealand’s most common coastal-dwelling marine mammals, reptiles, fish, shellfish, invertebrates, seaweeds and plants.
NZ MetService (Free or $2.59 for iPad) Weather updates, weather warnings, 10 day forecasts, traffic cams, Tide information.
Auckland Civil Defense (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) Latest Civil Defense warnings. Know what is happening in your area.