App Reviews

age 6+
 
LEARNING
Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 7+
 
Treasure trove of data for War of Independence buffs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Fab tool provides the world at your fingertips.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
age 8+
 
Invaluable reference tool for North American bird-watchers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
age 8+
 
Interactive tool with games, videos, and lots of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Easy-to-use stargazing tool shines in its accessibility.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Database of global statistics is a great reference tool.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Comprehensive tool with voice search, fun daily features.
Devices: Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Comprehensive reference tool with games and customization.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 10+
 
All the text, but nothing more.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
age 10+
 
Encyclopedia of hundreds of high-res photos and basic facts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 10+
 
Educational app teaches new words and famous quotes.
Devices: Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Excellent tool encourages appreciation of the universe.
Devices: Android, Apps for Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Expand and explore vocab with pretty good word-finder.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
More detail would enhance interactive but basic world maps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Vague explanations, typos detract from decent learning tool.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
age 12+
 
Reference app folds in multimedia and interactive games.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
csm_app
age 12+
 
Collection of notable, more obscure sayings is fun, useful.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 12+
 
365 threatened species come to life in beautiful photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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