Apps for Environmental Education and Outdoor Activity
Are you looking for more ways to incorporate technology into your classroom?
- Project Learning Tree recommends some educational apps that include stand-alone games, interactive teaching tools, and reference guides and cover topics such as food webs, climate change, trees, conservation, and weather.
- The Moms with Apps website recommends thoughtful use of technology and recommends family-friendly apps that help develop skills and knowledge in STEM subjects.
Are you interested in apps that help you get outside for learning and better health?
- Oh, Ranger! Park Finder: Find a nearby public land!Includes forests, refuges,parks, and more.
- National Parks by Chimani: Your travel guide, map,audio tour,and a whole lot more forparksaround the country.
- Every Body Walk! : Acts as a pedometer to track time and distance on your walks,calculates calories burned, and saves your progress.
- AllTrails Hiking and Biking:Follow guide sor document yourown walk,bike, or hike everywhere from foresttrails to city neighborhoods.
- Creek Watch: Monitor your local watershed.Report observations to local water controlboards to help keep our streams clean.
- iNaturalist: Upload photos of plants, animals,and their GPS locations to share with an online community of nature lovers
- Project Noah: Document local wildlife as a citizen/community scientist! Users can go on missions tohelp gather data for real research projects.
- First Aid: American Red Cross â Find instructions to guide you through common first aid scenarios.