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Some commercial apps, at minimal cost, are now included in the listings below. The remainder of the listings are freeware.

Note : In many cases, quality educational software has been replaced by apps, many of which are free. Software, with the exception of Teacher Tools and general sources for free software, is no longer included. Lists will vary over time with items added and removed.

This page covers Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and Special Education.

The First Page covers Cross Curricula, Health & Physical Education and Language.

The Third Page covers Teacher Tools, Technology & Design and The Arts. There are also links to reviews and publishers.

Software for Other Languages is included on the Other Language pages. Some specialist software is on Special Education and Technology & Design pages.

Products are listed under either Early Learning, Primary, Secondary or Apps.

Mathematics

Apps

  • New ! Calculator ++
    Android, Free. ‘An advanced, modern and easy to use scientific calculator’.
  • New ! Drive About : Number Neighbourhood
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Drive, fly, and sail around Number Neighbourhood - a delightful world filled with early learning maths activities’.
  • New ! Equation Genius
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Top education app in : US, UK, Italy, Taiwan, Spain, Korea, Israel, Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore’.
  • New ! Fraction Calculator Plus
    Apple, Free. ‘Whether you’re checking fractions homework, preparing recipes, or working on craft or even construction projects, I can help’. Contains iAds.
  • New ! MathGraph
    Apple, Free. ‘Interactive iPad app for graphing circles, ellipses, parabolas and hyperbolas’.
  • New ! Maths Monkey’s Quest
    Apple/Android, Not Free. ‘Are you in search of an educational game to sharpen your child’s maths skills and recall ?’
  • New ! Minds of Modern Mathematics
    Apple, Free. ‘Takes you on an interactive journey that spans nearly 1 000 years. It tells the story of mathematics and how it has impacted almost every aspect of human progress’.
  • New ! Numbler
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Numbler is a game where players build maths equations in a familiar crossword style board’.
  • New ! Tiggly Chef
    Apple, Free. ‘Learn early addition concepts and think flexibly about numbers while helping Chef prepare his signature Spicy Hula Monkey Cake’.
  • New ! Tower Math
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Makes practicing arithmetic fun ! Free the numbers with your magic towers in this action packed, 3D game’.

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Science

Apps

  • New ! 3D Cell
    Apple, Free. ‘Learn about the cell and all its structures. Enjoy the ability to rotate the cell 360 degrees and zoom in on any cell structure ’.
  • New ! 3D Sun
    Apple, Free. ‘Open this app anytime to see what’s happening today on the sun’s ever-changing surface’.
  • Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Take a mind-blowing 3D tour of the Universe with Professor Brian Cox as your guide’.
  • New ! Cell Culture
    Apple, Free. ‘Capture and store vital experiment information in the lab as you count cells, perform cell culture calculations and generate growth curves’.
  • New ! EarthBrowser
    Apple, Not Free. ‘The most advanced weather visualisation system available anywhere outside of a newsroom’.
  • New ! Earth-Now
    Android, Free. ‘Application that visualises recent global climate data from Earth Science satellites, including surface air temperature, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone, and water vapour as well as gravity and sea level variations’.
  • New ! Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna
    Apple/Android, Free. ‘Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’.
  • New ! iSeismometer
    Apple, Free. ‘This is a novelty app but one that also helps you learn something new’.
  • New ! Merck PTE HD
    Apple, Free. ‘Offers high-school and university students as well as teachers or professors the opportunity to learn more about the chemical elements - from classification to element features to their history of discovery’.
  • New ! Mighty Microbes
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Presents the best visual library of over 400 pathogens in vivid detail and colour, providing an educational experience into the microscopic world’.
  • New ! Science Q & A
    Android, Free. ‘Aims to empower Australians with the latest knowledge about important areas of science’. There are two Apple versions for New ! iPhone and for New ! Tablets.
  • Updated ! Skeptical Science
    Apple, Free. ‘Helps you find out what the peer reviewed science has to say about global warming’.
  • New ! The Virtual Bacterial ID Lab
    Apple, Free. ‘Learn about the science and techniques used to identify different types of bacteria based on their DNA sequence’.

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Social Science

Apps

  • New ! European Exploration : The Age of Discovery
    Apple, Free. ‘Explore the new world as a European power in the 15th Century by funding and sending expeditions out into the unknown’.
  • New ! GeoMaster Plus HD
    Apple, Not Free. ‘A total of 21 exciting games, an atlas and high resolution maps’.
  • New ! HistoryTools
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Lists all the famous and infamous people who were born or died on each day of the year, major news events that occurred on each day, plus feast days of saints and holidays and celebrations around the world’.
  • New ! Learn World Geography
    Apple, Free. ‘Over 1 000 flashcards to drill you on maps, flags, capitals, and even major world currencies’.
  • New ! Tiny Countries
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Help Tiny in this epic adventure to save the world using his awesome skills in geography’.
  • New ! World War I Interactive
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Gives you a complete interactive experience with photos, videos, audios, timelines, articles, etc.’.

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Special Education

Apps

  • New ! ABC Braille Translator
    Apple, Not Free. ‘an excellent tool for understanding and communicating in Braille’.
  • New ! QuickCues
    Apple, Not Free. ‘A social script app that helps teens and young adults on the autism spectrum to handle new situations and learn new skills’.
  • New ! Sōsh
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Designed to help ’tweens, teens and young adults improve social skills’.
  • New ! RIDBC Auslan Tutor
    Apple, Not Free. ‘A video-based Australian Sign Language [Auslan] teaching application’. Significant price.
  • Updated ! See.Touch.Learn.
    Apple, Free. ‘A picture learning system designed specifically for those with autism and other special needs’.
  • New ! Speech with Milo : Sequencing
    Apple, Not Free. ‘Enjoy 35 dynamic sequencing exercises using animation to keep your child engaged’.
  • New ! The Social Express II
    Apple, Free. ‘Engaging, educational curriculum for children and young adults with social learning challenges.’. Membership of Social Express required.

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