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4 iPad Apps with Animals

Tablet technology can bring the world to students’ fingertips.  There are lots of iPad apps with animals. There are apps include animal characters and some great choices connecting students to the real thing.  These apps could be integrated into a unit on ecosystems or animal life. Students might explore favorite animals in partners or gather information for a research project on their own device.  In whole class lessons, you could use these apps to hook students before an activity or provide background knowledge for students.  Here are a few favorites!

iPad Apps with Animals

Plants by Tinybop

Plants by Tinybop lets kids interact with different ecosystems.  They’ll see the creatures that live in different places and even which ones stay up late at night.  This is an app that promotes student inquiry and lets them take the lead in their learning.

Weird But True

This app from National Geographic is full of weird but true facts that students will love.  Kids can swipe through the screen for tons of wacky information, many involving animals.  It’s a super fun app that will spark a discussion and pique the curiosity of kids of all ages.

Virry

This super cool iPad app combines live web cams with interactive games for students.  Kids learn about the lives of lions, meerkats, giraffes and rhinos as they tilt their device and swipe their screen.  Students can see each animal up close and personal while learning new facts.

WWF Together

The World Wildlife Foundation has a totally free app for iPads full of information on threatened populations of animals.  Kids can see maps of where different animals live, and learn about some of the challenges each group of animals’ faces.

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site ClassTechTips.com for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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