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Updated by Katherine Page Burdick on Nov 01, 2014
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Kathy's List of IOS Game Apps Supporting Science for the Classroom

Here is a list of IOS game apps both intended and not intended for use in schools.

Math Fight - Fun 2 Player Mathematics Duel Game for Free

Two can have fun at the same time! Math Fight: 2 Player Math Game is one of those fun educational games where two players challenge each other.

  • Split screen interface makes this brain game a 2-player reactor – Basic math workout means this is mathematics for kids 7 years and above x Math speed training improves math skills, reflexes and concentration ÷ Educational game for teens that is at the same time a fun game for free
Math Claw Machine - Addition, Subtraction, Division and Multiplication Game for Kids

Do you believe that mathematics can take you to the unknown world full of sweets and candies? Math Claw Machine is an extremely sweet & delicious game full of math fun.

This tasty game for kids is a mixture of a candy claw game and a cool math game. This fantastic combination brings so much fun to all the people around the world and makes math workout easier and more interesting.

Welcome to the Candy World!

Jogos de matemática básica - Aplicativos para Android no Google Play

Um dos melhores jogos educativos para crianças: Jogos de matemática básica, ajuda-te a aprender sobre mitologia grega e a praticar matematicas. Faz o baixar agora! ...

Math vs Undead - Educational Games for Kids

Math is fun and Math vs Undead - Educational Games for Kids, one of the best math games can prove it! It combines zombie games and educational games for kids in one fun game.

Kids love zombie games especially if they are shooter games, and parents love educational games for kids, so we’ve made this Math vs Undead - Educational Games for Kids application to satisfy both kids and parents. Stop the zombie tsunami – do it mathway! Your brain will <3 this game for math because it is on the first place fun game for free, then it can be called a zombie math game for teenagers and all in all it’s a great brain teaser. Stop lollygagging on the web but instead start playing smart games.

Zeus vs. Monsters - Cool Educational Math Games for Kids Grade K-5

Ace your math and save Greek gods at Mt Olympus! Thunders are raging on the horizon and sharp spears are piercing the enemies – Zeus and Athena are fighting the monsters with the help of your math skills!!!
Hades sent his army of monsters from the Underworld to conquer the Mount Olympus. As a god, your mission is to use your math skills to fight them and defend your throne.

The game features some of the most well-known creatures from Greek mythology. It is based on four basic math operations on three different levels. It is great for practicing math, while learning the basics of Greek mythology along the way.

Enjoy the game on all iOS devices!

Stack the States™

Combines trivia, spatial awareness, the properties of gravity and balance as the player
answers questions about the states, shapes of the states fall
and they try to stack them in the right way to hit a line before they all fall. Try Stack the Countries as well.

Angry Birds

Teach students about physics, weight, force, simple machines as they play this classic game

Plants vs. Zombies

Use it to teach adaptation, evolutionary concepts, estimation and prediction.


Learn how to program as you program a robot to move boxes.

Move the Turtle. Programming for kids

Learn how the basics of programming and the physics of angles, dimensions and two dimensional geometry.


You are given a budget and access to a hardware "store" Now build a tree house, stairs, roller coaster, etc. that can withstand differing amounts of weight and come in under budget. I dare you!

Where's My Water?

Learn how gravity affects water and how acids and basics mix, or don't.

Scribblenauts Remix

Help the character through the game by spelling the things that he needs. Need a ladder? Spell polka dot ladder and you get a polka dot ladder. Need a Pegasus? Spell pink Pegasus and it appears. But only if you spell it correctly.

Minecraft - Pocket Edition

Use blocks to build things you need in this adventure game. You know monsters come out at night - build a shelter to keep your avatar safe.

Plague Inc.

Can you infect the World?Use strategy to try and get your bacteria or virus to infect as many people as possible. Change the resistance methods, symptoms and resistance as you play.

Tiny Wings

Learn physics, aerodynamics, predicting, and fine motor control as you guide you flying fish through the course.


Quick, time is limited, try to find the stated objects before
time runs out! Teaches observation skills.


BADLAND is an award-winning atmospheric sidescrolling action adventure platformer taking place in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest looks like it’s from some beautiful fairytale, there seems to be something terribly wrong. The player controls one of the forest’s inhabitants to discover what’s going on. Through his journey he discovers astonishing amount of imaginative traps and obstacles.
Use it to teach strategy, writing, and critical thinking.

  • Katherine Page Burdick worked as a teacher and a school administrator for more than fifteen years. She has spent equal time developing a strong track record of creating innovative, leading, educational products while holding marketing and editorial positions within companies such as Pearson Education and Scholastic Inc. She recently left her position as Vice President of Development at Learning A-Z, a company that delivers educational resources in reading, writing, and science over the Internet, to consult with schools and businesses on the subject of mobile learning.

    Mrs. Burdick reviews educational apps in her blog, mobileieducator. Her publishing and education experiences coupled with her passion for mobile learning gives her a unique insight into the mobile market for education.

    Specialties:Program Developer, Author, Public Speaker, Curriculum Specialist, Applications for Mobile Learning, Content Innovator

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