iPhone/iPad Apps for Science and Engineering

Earth Sciences/Environmental Sciences Apps


Price: FREE

Use this app to view recent global climate data.


Price: FREE

Discover and use maps on your mobile device.

NASA Earth as Art

Price: FREE

View satellite images of Earth, including time-lapse satellite images of locations undergoing significant change over decades, linking to NASA’s Earth Observatory website.

Images of Change by NASA

Price: FREE

NASA’s Images of Change app lets you take a close-up view of natural disasters, climate change, and human activities that are rapidly altering the face of our planet.


Price: FREE

The app will allow users to get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution.

Geo Elevation: Map Elevation Chart Creator

Price: $1.99

Geo Elevation is a powerful tool to build a cross-sectional elevation chart from any paths or points on the map with a few clicks.

Wolfram Isotopes Reference

Price: $5.79

Contains information on isotopes including isotope properties and medical isotopes.

Glossary of Geology by American Geological Institute

Price: $34.99

Over 39,000 authoritative definitions to terms used in the geosciences.

General Science Apps

Science Glossary

Price: FREE

Contains scientific terms, some of which lead to learning modules on visionlearning.com


Price: FREE

LabTimer is a count-up and alarming count-down multi-timer.