Powers of Minus Ten App

Key Topics: Mitosis, transcription, translation, cell parts, and DNA replication.

Format: Interactive app for iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC and Android devices

Harness the power of magnification, zoom into the human hand, and discover the world that lies beyond the naked eye!

Powers of Minus Ten – Cells and Genetics is an interactive game-based app that offers an integrated general introduction to the science behind cells and genetics. Seamlessly zoom by powers of ten into scientifically-accurate 3D environments and explore the interconnectedness of life's parts and processes — down to the tissue, cellular, and molecular level! Solve fun challenges along the way.

Created by development partner Dynamoid Apps with funding from the National Science Foundation, this award-winning app can be used to enhance late middle school to early high school introductory science curriculum. An accompanying lesson plan meeting national standards is available for free download.

Grade Level: Grades 8-11 (suggested)


  • Best Serious Game at Unite in Amsterdam, Unity Technologies' annual conference (2012)
  • Featured by Apple in the 2011 App Store Rewind under Best Educational App for iPhone
  • Featured by Apple under New & Noteworthy
  • Over 600,000 downloads

Visit the Dynamoid Apps website for additional info.

Lesson Plan