3D National Parks

With this app, learners can visit 28 national parks without leaving the classroom! It includes contemporary and historic photos of Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, and so many more parks; plus the ability to view images in 2-D or 3-D mode. A description accompanies each image.

3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 10 Downloads
App Overview

Over 800 photos provide a thorough exploration of America's national parks. From the main menu, select a park you want to view, choose 2-D or 3-D, and move through the pictures at your own pace, or press play for a slide show.

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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money
  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
  • How techie do I need to be?
    Novice
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the app to introduce a unit on the environment, the establishment of the national parks system, or outdoor adventure
  • If every pupil had a set of 3-D glasses, it would be a highly engaging activity to view the slides together
Classroom Considerations

  • App costs $1.99 to download
Pros

  • Beautiful photos
  • Short, but informative descriptions
  • Multiple viewing options
  • Great for all ages
Cons

  • None