Flash-card programs, eBook reading software, and science and math simulations are among more than a dozen educational software programs developed for Apple's iPhone that appear in the new App Store, which debuted July 11.

Educators and students can use these applications to locate stars and constellations, visualize a hydrogen atom, learn a new language, and read books on their iPhone, among other uses.

As of press time, 16 of the 500-plus applications available through the App Store were educational in nature, and most of these were flash-card programs. iPhone users can download the applications--which range in price from $39.99 to free of


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