Ipad in the Spanish Class
History/ Social Studies
- Tapquiz Maps (Free) - This is a truly interactive and informative map quiz app. TapQuiz presents the user with a map of the world when you open the app. You can then select a region, and test your knowledge of the countries!
- WorldQuiz Lite - Students can play alone, with a friend, or against the world. The quiz questions range from geography to history to current events.
- Constitution for iPad and iPod Touch - For iPhone or iPod Touch, this is a great app for learning about the American Consitution.
- US Constitution and Facts ($1.99) - America's Best Selling Pocket U.S. Constitution Book Is Now Available For Your iPhone And iPod Touch. See the Entire Text of the Constitution, Bill of Rights...
- The CIA World Factbook ($2.99) - This app version of the popular CIA website gives students instant access to geography information.
- MyCongress (free) - This app provides in depth information about Congressas it helps students to research the latest issues in Congress or follow Congress members through Twitter feeds, news articles and You Tube videos. It links to each member's website, contact information, and Open Congress, a resource for following the voting patterns of Congressmen.
- News-O-Matic: Daily for Kids - This news app provides images, videos and maps to accompany five daily news stories. An interactive map with quirky facts, puzzles, games, and the NewsRoom are all features that engage students in current events. Articles are reviewed by child psychologists before publication to ensure content is age-appropriate.
- Civil War by KIDS DISCOVER – Students can read text, listen to audio of things like the Gettysburg Address, and manipulate 3-D objects. The app also includes videos, cartoons, and plenty of historical imagery. Students can tap the images to learn more about the people and places pictured.
- Science 360 - Science 360 is a science and engineering news app designed to engage the user in visual explorations through photos, videos, and text. New content is added weekly by scientists, engineers, and the National Science Foundation. Teachers can email image and videos to save for classroom room. A built in news feed keeps students and teachers up to date with the latest scientific discoveries. It provides the latest science videos from scientists, colleges and universities, science and engineering centers, the National Science Foundation, and more.
- Operation Math ($2.99) - Stop Dr. Odd from his quest to eliminate the world's even numbers by finding his secret bases and destroying his computer mainframes. To complete a mission and unlock rewards the player must answer a certain number of math questions in 60 seconds. Training rooms' help students prepare for their timed mission.
- SimplePhysics($1.99) - SimplePhysics lets you design complex structures for everything from tree houses to Ferris wheels. Verify the structural integrity of your design with a stress test. Great engineering is not enough, however - keep your project under budget to win the game!
- Molecules - Perfect for science class, Molecules offers an incredible three-dimensional view of molecules. Users have the control to alter the view of the molecules by rotating them, zooming in on them, and more all through the use of their fingers.
- Bill Nye The Science Guy - students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do at home with their parents.
- students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do at home with their parents.
- Essential Skeleton - students studying the human skeletal system should download. The app puts a 3D skeleton on your students’ iPads. Students can zoom-in, zoom-out, and rotate the skeleton 360 degrees. When students zoom-in and tap on a bone they will see its name in English and Latin, have the option to hear an audio pronunciation of the bone’s name, learn about the connected bones, and write their own notes about the highlighted bone.
- Videolicious - Instantly combine your videos, photos, music and stories into a stunning movie masterpiece. Just talk and tap to create the perfect video. Super fast and easy movie making -- now with incredible cinematic filters!
- Toontastic - Characters and backgrounds come to life while students record their stories with Toontastic. Original drawings and art can also be animated and turned into cartoons and then shared with classmates, friends, and family members.
- Khan Academy - We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on finance and history.
- Educreations - Educreations is an all-purpose app that records both writing and voice.
- Toontastic - Toontastic provides kids with a structured story arc and 40 “playsets” of characters and story worlds so that they can create their own animated stories. They can use drawing tools, and incorporate images, photos, music, and voice narration.