SA’s top education apps that offer your children the opportunity to brush up on their math and science knowledge.
- Math Expert (A free app)
According to the Google Play Store, the Math Expert application has been downloaded over 1 million times. The app covers various topics such as basic arithmetic, area calculation, trigonometry, polynomal division and more.
- WhizApp (A free app)
The WhizApp application is another free education app that ranks high. The main subject that the app focuses on is mathematics. The application tests a student’s response speed and memory power in a fun yet challenging manner.
According to the developers, WhizApp is a simple yet fun application that trains the brain via mental calculations, increasing response speed, concentration and memory power.
- Toca Lab (A paid for app)
For students aged 7 and up, Toca Lab Explores the colourful and electrifying world of science. The app introduces students to the Periodic Table and teaches them about 118 of its elements. However, the learning does not stop there. Toca Lab gives students the ability to use virtual lab equipment in order to conduct experiments. Toca Lab is a place for playing, learning and having fun, and with it the developers have the hope that it will inspire kids to explore science.
- Khan Academy (A free app)
The Khan Academy application offers, according to the developers, over 10 000 educational videos that relate to subjects such as math, science, economics, history, and a variety of other subjects. To add to the features, the Khan Academy app allows students to keep learning, while offline, by downloading the required content to their mobile device.
The app also allows students to learn using videos and in-depth articles in math (arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, linear algebra), science (biology, chemistry, physics), economics, and even the humanities with tutorials on art history, civics, finance, and more.