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4 apps for Earth exploration, chemical reactions, and more

This round-up ensures you won’t miss any of our weekly highlighted apps

july-appsEach week, we feature a new App of the Week on our website and in our newsletters. These apps are for students or educators and offer a range of uses.

But one thing is certain: educators and students are using apps now more than ever.

Here’s a round-up of the apps we’ve featured over the past month. Check back each Monday for a new App of the Week. And don’t worry–if you miss one, you can find a summary of recent apps at the end of each month.

1. Create a chemical reaction

Name: ChemCrafter
What is it? ChemCrafter lets you build your own lab to run fun and creative experiments.
Best for: Science students
Price: Free

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2. Fractions, anyone?

Name: Quick Fractions
What is it? Hate fractions? That’s ok! Quick Fractions is here to help you master one of the most troublesome areas of mathematics! Perfect for those just starting out with fractions, more advanced students, or even adults looking for a challenge.
Best for: Students ages 9-11
Price: $2.99

3. Follow that shark!

Name: Global Shark Tracker
What is it? An app for tracking and observing navigational patterns of sharks
Best for: Students and teachers
Price: Free

4. Browse the Earth’s visual history

Name: EarthViewer
What is it? What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? What do we know about the climate back when our planet formed? EarthViewer is like a time machine for exploring Earth’s deep history. Based on the latest scientific research, it lets you scroll through the last 4.5 billion years with your fingertips.
Best for: Students and teachers
Price: Free

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