Engineering, Maker/Coding & Technology Apps

Sample Engineering, Maker/Coding & Technology Apps: Calculator
    • New apps are added frequently and are located at the top of the list.
    • All Apps are FREE unless otherwise indicated.
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  • Pixel Press Floors

    Platform: iOS

    Have you always wanted to create your own video game but never knew where to start?

    Pixel Press Floors offers a revolutionary and simple way to create & play games - create on paper with "Draw-on-Paper" and take a picture of it, create directly on the screen just like you would on paper with "Draw-in-App", and then share & play games created by you and the entire community in the "Arcade".

    ARE YOU A TEACHER? FREE lesson plans now available at projectpixelpress.com/education

     


     

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  • Kids Discovery: Simple Machines

    Platform: iOS

    $3.99

    What do levers, wheels, screws, wedges, and pulleys all have in common? They are all simple machines! Simple machines are devices that make work easier, and they can be found all around you.

     


     

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  • Lego Mindstorms

    Platform: iOS

    Fix The Factory is an addictive puzzle game full of unexpected obstacles that are guaranteed to challenge your logic thinking, your spatial intelligence and your robot commanding skills.

     


     

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  • Autodesk Digital Steam Visual Design

    Platform: iOS

    The Visual Design App expands understanding of the elements and principles of design. Design is important in engineering, architecture, and entertainment. It plays a crucial role in how we view the world. Explore the Visual Design App and learn the language of design in a 3D environment.

     


     

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  • Autodesk Digital Steam Applied Mechanics

    Platform: iOS

    The Applied Mechanics App teaches the principles of applied mechanics by exploring five interrelated topics: Energy & Work, Force, Power, Loading, and Mechanisms. These concepts are essential in the development of innovative products and product systems and learning about how things work.

     


     

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  • Autodesk Digital Steam Measurement

    Platform: iOS

    The Measurement App from the Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop demonstrates the relevance of measurement and the impact it has on our daily lives whether it be weight, liquid measurement, linear measurement or BTU’s. Understanding the principles of measurement is an essential life skill.

     


     

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  • Tynker

    Platform: iOS

    Solve fun puzzles and learn to code. Simply drag & drop visual code blocks and program your characters to beat the level.

     


     

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  • Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers

    Platform: iOS

    Become the ultimate code warrior and hack your friends with Hakitzu Elite. An epic multiplayer robot combat game, where you learn the basics of coding while battling robots in both single and multiplayer missions. Victory is in the code!

     


     

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  • Kodable

    Platform: iOS

    Kodable is a free educational iPad game offering a kid-friendly introduction to programming concepts and problem solving. For kids ages 5 and up, and tools for grownups too!

     


     

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  • Hopscotch: Coding For Kids

    Platform: iOS

    Hopscotch teaches kids to code using simple, intuitive building blocks. Kids can create games, animations and other programs in this colorful, interactive environment.

     


     

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  • Daisy the Dinosaur

    Platform: iOS

    Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges.

     


     

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  • Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers—iOS

    Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers—Android

    Become the ultimate code warrior and hack your friends with Hakitzu Elite. An epic multiplayer robot combat game, where you learn the basics of coding while battling robots in both single and multiplayer missions. Victory is in the code!

     


     

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  • Cato's Hike Lite: A Programming Odyssey

    Platform: iOS

    Even though this is the Lite version, it includes the tutorial world and the *FULL* map editor and sandbox so you can create your own little worlds and puzzles and play through them and challenge your friends and family around you. The full version of the game will unlock the rest of the worlds and allow you to email and share your programs and maps as well as open maps and programs that your friends and family send you so you can teach and learn from them as well!

     


     

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  • Cargo-Bot

    Platform: iOS

    Presenting Cargo-Bot. The first game programmed entirely on iPad® using Codea™

    Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates.

     


     

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  • Codecademy: Hour of Code

    Platform: iOS

    Learn how to build amazing things online by programming with Codecademy - all for free. Our app gets you started by introducing you to the basic concepts behind the apps on your phone and the websites you visit. You’ll learn to understand the basic structure of code when you see it.

     


     

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  • 123D Design

    Platform: iOS

    With Autodesk 123D Design you can make your own products, parts, or creations. What you design is up to you.

     


     

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  • Blocks Express

    Platform: iOS

    Students can create and build in a 3D space.

     


     

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  • Doodle Buddy

    Platform: iOS

    Students can sketch and draw with this app.

     


     

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  • ArcGIS

    Platform: iOS

    Students can discover and use maps. You can query the map, search and find interesting information, measure distances and areas of interest and share maps with other.

     


     

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  • Idea Sketch

    Platform: iOS

    This app allows users to draw a diagram, mind map, concept map or flow chart.

     


     

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  • DIY Nano

    Platform: iOS

    DIY Nano app allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go!

     


     

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  • AutoCAD WS

    Platform: iOS

    AutoCAD WS mobile app enables you to work with AutoCAD® drawings directly on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

     


     

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  • EngineersCALC Calculator—iOS

    EngineersCALC Calculator—Android

    Calculator has four applications in one and provides easy access to commonly needed engineering utilities for motion and machine design.

     


     

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  • element14 Everywhere

    Platform: iOS

    Connect with Electronic Design Engineers around the globe.

     


     

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  • SPARKvue

    Platform: iOS

    Students can use this app for real-time measurement, data visualization, and analysis to science education everywhere

     


     

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  • Inkflow: Think Visually!

    Platform: iOS

    Inkflow works like a word-processor for visual thinking. Capture your ideas as easily as with pen and paper, then arrange and reorganize them with your fingers!

     


     

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  • TouchCalc

    Platform: iOS

    This calculator program works in several different modes.

     


     

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  • Khan Academy—iOS

    Khan Academy—Android

    Apps for all math areas and many curricular areas

     


     

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