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16 Excellent iPad Apps for Social Studies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started featuring posts containing lists of iPad apps specific to each content area. We are very much hoping to create a huge repository of peer reviewed apps for teachers and educators to access for free and at any time they want.Yes, it is not easy to cover all the subject areas because of the  paucity of resources but we will do our best to provide each teacher no matter what subject they teach, with apps to help them improve their teaching in their content area.

Today we are covering iPad apps for Social Studies, we have organized them into different categories and we hope you will find them practical. Check them out below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy


                                         1- Geography


1- Atlas for iPad Free



Atlas for iPad features valuable Information and Maps on over 250 world entities.






2- 3D National Parks Lite


Take a three-dimensional journey through the United States National Parks. This 3D presentation of the beauty and natural wonder of America's greatest treasures was created especially for the new iPad.





3- Tour Wrist


Creating tours is just as fun and easy too! Use your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to shoot and share for free. Or check out TourWrist.com to learn more about the professional options available.





4- 2012 World Factbook



The complete CIA World Factbook at your fingertips, including extensive information on more than 250 countries and locations throughout the world.





5- Stack The State Lite



Stack the States™ makes learning about the 50 states fun! Watch the states actually come to life in this colorful and dynamic game! 





6- Offline Topo Maps



OTM is the best simple topo app on the App Store, with the best maps, and the best support. Get in touch with the six hikers that develop OTM at otm@gaiagps.com





7- We Rule Deluxe


Create and customize your own vibrant world with over 1,500+ characters, buildings and decorations! Build everything from epic fantasy structures such as Valhalla and the Minotaur's Labyrinth, to real-world landmarks like St. Basil's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace



8- Geo Photo Explorer


This application provides an easy way to explore, organize, manage photo galleries and share photos from Google Panoramio and Flick. Recommended for all virtual tourists.





9- United States Puzzle Maps


United States puzzle map game will help you to learn the map’s shape and name of every state. In main game, touch state map you can see the full name; You need to drag the state map to the correct position, when you drag all state maps to its position, you win.





10- Europe Puzzle Maps


Europe puzzle map game will help you to learn country map’s shape and name of Europe. In main game, touch country map you can see the full name; you need to drag the country map to the correct position, when you drag all maps to its position, you win.




11- History Maps of The World

"History:Maps of World" is a fun and educational collection of high-resolution historical maps.
Check it out to keep up with your history, learn something about history.





                                           2- History


1- World Book


This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches.





2- History Tools


HistoryTools is an app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch that lists all the famous and infamous people who were born or died on each day of the year, major news events that occurred on each day, plus feast days of saints and holidays and celebrations around the world.




3- Constitution for iPad


Senator Sam Ervin pulled one out of his pocket during the Watergate Hearings... Now prepare to own any legal debate with a copy of the US Constitution on your iPad!





4- My Congress


MyCongress is a portal to detailed information about your elected U.S. Congressional officials. Track their news, video and Twitter feeds. Look up their official Open Congress profile or contact them directly. MyCongress helps you get in touch with your government.




5- Constitution and Federalist Papers


The complete text of all 85 of the Federalist papers in also included. Program users will enjoy photos of the authentic Constitution document. Using the unique capabilities of the iPad/iPhone you can zoom in on any part of the actual Constitution. 





6- Civil War America's Epic Struggle



CIVIL WAR: AMERICA'S EPIC STRUGGLE features over 1,000 high-resolution photos, more than an hour of multimedia presentations, in excess of 100 authentic maps, dozens of first-hand accounts, and numerous text articles and biographies. 


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  1. Over all defined 16 apps are good and I like the Geo photo explorer app which provide an easy way to explore, organize, manage photo galleries and share photos.

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