Best iPad apps for education

The best educational apps for the iPad

  • The potential of the [[artnid:342882|iPad|Review: Apple iPad]] as an educational tool is slowly being unlocked, with the [[artnid:360375|University of Adelaide handing out iPads|Adelaide Uni students to receive free iPads]] to science students. [[artnid:362408|Schools in Tasmania|iPad trials hit Tasmania]] have been investigating Apple's tablet too. We've rounded up some of the best education apps available for the iPad.

    Please Touch the Exhibit

    Price: Free

    The official app of Melbourne Museum allows you to explore its exhibitions on your iPad.
  • NASA App HD

    Price: Free

    If you're crazy about everything space-related, this NASA app provides you with the latest information regarding space launches, pictures and even video feeds.
  • Star Walk for iPad

    Price: $5.99

    Winner of a 2010 Apple Design Award, Star Walk is a must-have for star-gazers and budding astronomers.
  • CourseNotes

    Price: $5.99

    Students can keep their notes, assignments and reminders in this handy app that acts as a binder folder. You can even beam your notes to your friends via Bluetooth or e-mail.
  • Grade Pro

    Price: $2.49

    Whether you're a 'scraping for a pass' or a straight-A type of student, Grade Pro for iPad allows you to keep track of your marks for any number of assignments, quizzes and exams.
  • 3D Brain

    Price: Free

    Medical students or those intrigued by the human brain will love this iPad app. Users can rotate and zoom on the main structures of the brain and learn about their specific functions.

    Price: Free

    This dictionary and thesaurus app is all offline so you don't need an Internet connection to access it. Best of all, it's completely free.
  • Australian Learner Driver's Test

    Price: $3.99

    Specifically for New South Wales iPad users, this official RTA app features questions from the Australia Driver's Knowledge Test you need to pass in order to attain your NSW learner's driving licence. A handy study tool before you attempt to hit the road.
  • iTranslate for iPad

    Price: Free

    iTranslate for the iPhone has been downloaded more than 7 million times. The iPad version also offers support for more than 50 languages and is a useful tool for those learning a language. It is also ideal for travellers.
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