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App of the Week: The Chemical Touch

By Laura Devaney
December 8th, 2014

chemical-appApp name: The Chemical Touch

What is it? Explore the properties of the elements, the standard amino acids, and the nucleobases with The Chemical Touch, touch-sensitive periodic table and chemical information companion.

Best for: Students

Price: $0.99

Requirements: iOS 2.2.1 or later

Features: The Chemical Touch provides a wealth of information right at your fingertips. In addition to atomic mass, properties such as the density, melting point, boiling point, atomic radius, and electronegativity can be selected to recolor the periodic table to display trends in these common properties. Having exhausted the displayed information, click the internet button to see the Wikipedia page for the selected element or amino acid.

Link: iTunes

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura