Tag Archives: geography

Map Puzzles for Android Tablets

As I shared on iPadApps4School.com, Digital Gene is a developer of educational apps for Android and iOS. Two of their apps that I’ve recently tried are Enjoy Learning World Map Puzzle and Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle. In Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle students have to drag and drop the states into their proper places […]

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Virtually Cycle the Alps on Your Android Tablet

Cycling the Alps is a new Android app version of the popular website of the same name.¬†Cycling the Alps offers dozens of virtual tours of the Alps just as you would see them if you were on a bicycle tour of the Alps. You can take Google Earth tours of the Alps on the app. […]

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Access Interior Museum Maps on Google Maps for Android

Google Maps for Android received a nice update today that puts indoor Google Maps on your Android device. Part of the update includes indoor maps for twenty museums in the United States. Seventeen Smithsonian museums are included in that total. These maps can be used without an Internet connection (you will need a connection at […]

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3D and Aerial Imagery Comes to Google Earth for Android

Google Earth is one of my “must install apps” for Android tablets that are going to be used in schools. Today, Google Earth for Android received a major update in the form of 3D and aerial imagery. According to Google’s blog post, the update will allow you to navigate in 3D through Boulder, Boston, Santa […]

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Fun and Education With GPS Essentials

Yesterday, I published a post about creating QR codes for GPS locations to build scavenger hunts. In that post I mentioned an app called GPS Essentials that a friend turned me on to. I spent some time last evening having fun testing out GPS Essentials. In addition to the expected features of showing your current […]

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