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Best Science Learning Apps Available on iOS

Looking for ways to make science more accessible and easier to learn on mobile apps? There are many excellent smartphone apps that are designed to exactly to do this. With almost everyone these days having iOS and Android devices, practically everyone has access to these excellent science mobile apps.

We tested and played around with these thoroughly with an input from excellent mobile app sites like AppAnnie. Our top picks are as follows.

Bill Bye the Science Guy

Everyone’s favorite science television personality now has a mobile app, making him accessible to new generations of aspiring scientists. BIll Bye has a knack for making science easy to understand for everyone and this iOS app is no slouch in that department. With games and expriements overflowing, this is one app that you can trust and play with full confidence.

Essential Anatomy

For anyone needing to learn anatomy or just curious about how are body is composed, look no further. Essential Anatomy is a visual experience that is easily the best anatomy reference that you can download and use on mobile devices. One downside is that it is expensive compared to other apps at $25.

The Elements

Want a periodic table on your phone and tablet? This is actually more than periodic table that you would normally encounter. This is one amazing app that teaches you the history behind it, and the people who discovered the elements. Beautifully illustrated, The Elements is also the top interactive science app you can enjoy.

Kentucky Theme Parks

What better way to spend the weekends with your loved ones than going at theme parks in Kentucky? Currently, Kentucky houses 5 theme parks you could visit. Read on to find out more about them.

1. Beech Bend Raceway

Located in 798 Beech Bend Road, Bowling Green, Beech Bend is certainly a one of a kind amusement park that you will enjoy. They were named as the 5th Friendliest Park in the World by Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards. They were also named the “Publisher’s Pick Park of the Year” in 2010. Their amusement rides include go-carts, mini-golf, and water slides.

They have games of skill and luck as well and a petting farm. They also stage live entertainment shows. Adjacent Beech Bend, you could enjoy stock car and drag racing. They also offer camping facilities where you could easily access their amenities. Whether you have your own tent or you need to rent in case you do not have one, you are guaranteed to have a good time.

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The park admission prices are as follows:

  • Adult Admission (54 inches and above) – $31.99
  • Child Admission (Under 54 inches) – $27.99
  • Senior Adult (Age 60 and over) – $27.99
  • Children (2 and under) – Free

2. Guntown Mountain

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You may visit them at 101 Huckleberry Knob Road, Cave City. This theme park is ten minutes away from Mammoth Cave National Park. This amusement park is a part of Americana, Guntown Mountain. Experience the picturesque view of the mountain by riding the skylift. Take yourself to the past by having that Old West feeling while enjoying the view. The main attraction of this theme park lies mostly in bringing to life memories from the Wild West.

This experience is made possible through realistic drama and gunfights right along the streets. Even town hangings are reenacted. There are magical medicine shows. See the dancers of the Lucky Lady Saloon as they portray their hilarious side. If you are more of the listener type, enjoy listening to the singers of the Country Music Show.

The park admission prices are as follows:

  • Adults – $14.95
  • Kids 11 and under – $9.95

kentuck-action-park3. Kentucky Action Park

Simply drop by 3057 Mammoth Cave Road in Cave City to have a one of a kind experience. Being one of the oldest and largest horse stables in Kentucky, it is here where you can enjoy Jesse James’ trails back in time. Participate in guided trails and relive history. You may also avail of the Outlaw Cave tours for a more historical experience. For the adventurous at heart, you may try the alpine slide and the zipline. Want to satisfy your need for speed? Try their go carts.

They also have bumper cars and boats. Meanwhile, if you are into a scenic view of the mountains, ride the chairlift. If you are an adrenaline junkie, try their trampoline and rockwall. If you are not too much of the active type, you may try the 18 hole mini-golf. Lastly, if you are in for an adventure that could last from 3 hours to 2 nights or more, depending on your preference, try their green river canoeing. Experience swimming, fishing, bird watching, camping, and all other outdoor activities you could think of. Cabins and camping sites are available for your convenience.

The park admission prices are as follows:
All-day pass – $24.95
(If you will not avail the all-day pass, single tickets vary in price, depending on the activity.)