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History Apps, Games, and Websites

Hook kids with these favorites rich with historical detail and facts, but that also give kids insight into how history is a living, breathing thing that's constantly evolving.

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AGE
4
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Online learning game set in a big open world is a cut above.
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Platforms: Windows
(2009)
AGE
7
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Engaging teacher-created edu site helps kids learn.
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URL: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/
(2012)
AGE
8
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LEARNING
Fantastic app makes historical figures relatable for kids.
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Devices: iPad
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
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Brilliantly designed app about Earth's people, places, more.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
8
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LEARNING
Incredibly in-depth archeology sim brings history to life.
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Platforms: Windows
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
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Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
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URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Relive history by managing a family's wagon trip out west.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Classic history game now fun on Wii and 3DS.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sophisticated look back in time via geo-located images.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
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URL: http://www.historypin.com
(2013)

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