Rainforests is a brand new app for iPad and iPhone from Encyclopaedia Britannica, which lets kids explore the lush, tropical areas of the world, which are vital to the ecology of the planet, via a combination of games, puzzles, photo quizzes and high-quality information from Britannica’s expert editors.
The app is primarily designed for students aged 8-14, although children as young as four can enjoy the app. Features include interactive games, such as magic-square puzzles, stunning videos and photography, articles on indigenous rainforest animals, from anaconda to toucan, quizzes, and hands-on maps showing where the world’s rainforests are located. Use the navigation wheel at the bottom of the screen to browse through all the features.
Click here to download the app for $4.99: Britannica Kids: Rainforests for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store“Rainforests are vital to the survival of life on Earth, and it’s important for the leaders of tomorrow to understand them and their current plight,” said Dale Hoiberg, editor-in-chief at Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. “This app gives parents and teachers a great way to teach those lessons. It’s rich in both educational content and fun features that make it good for home, classrooms, even family trips.”
Source: Encyclopaedia Briannica