10 of the best STEM apps for Android – STEM series
The beauty of STEM subjects is how interactive they are. Students can really get to grips with the real-world applications of what they learn and become inspired to take their studies beyond the classroom. This is why we’ve come up with our list for some of the best STEM apps for Android. They’ll really help your lessons to go further.
When it comes to a trusted knowledge source for all STEM subjects, you don’t need to look further than this handy app. However, it’s not only a great resource for research, it’s also able to run computations based on your search queries and provide you with reports.
This one is all for the teachers and those training to become teachers. It’s really an app for sharing resources and for building a community of teachers around you. Teachers can collaborate with and support others in the STEM fields.
Another one for the teachers, this app helps you to keep a close eye on your students’ progress. You can run quick polls and quizzes on the material you’ve just covered to ensure that everyone understands what’s being taught.
Every student needs the right tools in order to master their STEM subjects. This app is just like the old scientific calculator that’s been used in schools since the 1980s – a must-have for the classroom.
Say goodbye to needing more than one bulky, expensive calculator. With this app on your Android devices, your students can excel in their STEM subjects. It also provides users with a virtual library of physical constants and functions.
Get a STEM tutor in your pocket. This handy little app covers a wide range of topics through video tutorials and step-by-step instructions. It’s great for helping students recap their lessons and study for tests.
This is a wonderful app for all students of math – from those who are struggling to those who are looking for new challenges. It’s focused on teaching basic math concepts through puzzles that have been designed by education experts. Parents and teachers can also get real-time reports on each students’ progress.
Voted as one of the best astronomy apps in the Play Store, Solar Walk is the ideal program for enticing students into the stars. They can interact with a 3D model of the solar system and read the wealth of information available in the app.
When it comes to chemistry, the periodic table is one of the basic tools of the trade. This interactive version gives students so much more than just the layout and the elemental symbols. You can sort the elements by category, search through them for the one you want and get in-depth details about each one.
Being able to code is like being able to read and write in today’s world. With this app, your students can teach themselves or practice coding in a wide range of languages and for a variety of different applications. There is also a great community using the app, so you can get help and advice directly from the experts.
How are you managing devices in class?
Now that you know just how many amazing STEM apps for Android there are out there, it’s essential to ensure that your devices are safe to use. With Mobile Guardian, you’ll have access to excellent web-filtering and linked parental controls. Our Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for schools gives you the ability to monitor devices for proper use and to ensure that your students are coping with their studies. It’s the personal link you need between letting students explore and keeping them on track.
STEM apps for Android that will make your classroom fun
There really is a wealth of STEM apps for Android out there that are designed to bring the subjects to life in the best ways possible. If you need some more ideas for your classroom, have a look at the other lists in our STEM series: technology, science and engineering.
Team Mobile Guardian