Great Social Studies iPad Applications

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best creative and informational iPad applications to help teach Social Studies and Social Science subject matter. With these outstanding apps, your students can create their own country, build their knowledge of U.S. economics, explore ancient societies and much, much more. All of these user-friendly applications can be downloaded instantly for free. We hope they help encourage a love for learning in your classroom!

Grades K-2
Stack the States Lite – This dynamic game explores the states in a fun and engaging way

U.S. Westward Expansion – Students travel with Lewis and Clark and can explore interactive maps, timelines and games

Grades 3-5
National Geographic – Free through the Newstand app, students can explore limited sample content from National Geographic and National Geographic Kids

European Exploration: The Age of Discovery – Learn about the European world in the 15th Century using this simulation app

Grades 6-8
My Country HD – With this app, students can create a country with a starting capital of $65,000

Constitution – Use this full copy of the US Constitution for debate, research and more

Grades 9-12
Market Dash – Students can learn about economics by following the market, watching trends and creating their own portfolios

MyCongress – Track congressional news, explore profiles of Congress members and encourage students to contact their representative(s) with this great app

Grades K-12
Khan Academy – This outstanding app provides students and educators access to the entire Khan Academy curriculum

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