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Note : In many cases, quality educational software has been replaced by apps, many of which are free.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.
Products are listed under either Early Learning, Primary, Secondary or Apps.
- Calculator ++
Android, Free. ‘An advanced, modern and easy to use scientific calculator’.
- Drive About : Number
Apple, Not Free. ‘Drive, fly, and sail around Number Neighbourhood - a delightful world filled with early learning maths activities’.
- Equation Genius
Apple, Not Free. ‘Top education app in : US, UK, Italy, Taiwan, Spain, Korea, Israel, Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore’.
- 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.
Apple, Free. ‘Interactive iPad app for graphing circles, ellipses, parabolas and hyperbolas’.
- 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 ?’
- 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’.
Apple, Not Free. ‘Numbler is a game where players build maths equations in a familiar crossword style board’.
- New !
Penguins of Madagascar : Dibble Dash
Apple & Android, Free to play; In-app purchases. ‘This mission isn’t all brawn - you’ll need to use your brain as well. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division - just a few of the essential Maths topics players can practice while playing this endlessly fun game’.
- Tiggly Chef
Apple, Free. ‘Learn early addition concepts and think flexibly about numbers while helping Chef prepare his signature Spicy Hula Monkey Cake’.
- Tower Math ™
Apple, Not Free. ‘Makes practicing arithmetic fun ! Free the numbers with your magic towers in this action packed, 3D game’.
- 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 ’.
- 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
Apple, Not Free. ‘Take a mind-blowing 3D tour of the Universe with Professor Brian Cox as your guide’.
- 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’.
Apple, Not Free. ‘The most advanced weather visualisation system available anywhere outside of a newsroom’.
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’.
- Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna
Apple/Android, Free. ‘Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’.
Apple, Free. ‘This is a novelty app but one that also helps you learn something 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’.
- 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’.
- Science Q & A
Android, Free. ‘Aims to empower Australians with the latest knowledge about important areas of science’. There are two Apple versions for iPhone and for Tablets.
- Skeptical Science
Apple, Free. ‘Helps you find out what the peer reviewed science has to say about global warming’.
- 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’.
- 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’.
- GeoMaster Plus HD
Apple, Not Free. ‘A total of 21 exciting games, an atlas and high resolution maps’.
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’.
- Learn World Geography
Apple, Free. ‘Over 1 000 flashcards to drill you on maps, flags, capitals, and even major world currencies’.
- Tiny Countries
Apple, Not Free. ‘Help Tiny in this epic adventure to save the world using his awesome skills in geography’.
- World War I Interactive
Apple, Not Free. ‘Gives you a complete interactive experience with photos, videos, audios, timelines, articles, etc.’.
- ABC Braille Translator
Apple, Not Free. ‘an excellent tool for understanding and communicating in Braille’.
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’.
- Sōsh ™
Apple, Not Free. ‘Designed to help ’tweens, teens and young adults improve social skills’.
- RIDBC Auslan Tutor
Apple, Not Free. ‘A video-based Australian Sign Language [Auslan] teaching application’. Significant price.
Apple, Free. ‘A picture learning system designed specifically for those with autism and other special needs’.
- Speech with Milo : Sequencing
Apple, Not Free. ‘Enjoy 35 dynamic sequencing exercises using animation to keep your child engaged’.
- The Social Express II
Apple, Free. ‘Engaging, educational curriculum for children and young adults with social learning challenges.’. Membership of Social Express required.