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11 best Geography apps for primary Students

When it comes to education, we tend to avoid it as much as possible. The children, especially tend to run away from the books, that’s hectic, isn’t it? So what if the children are made to study differently? Yes, you heard that right. Now that we live in the 21st Century, we no longer need to be worried about education, and the ways by which primary students can be made to study.

Although kids hate studying every subject, because it delays their playtime, the most popular favourite subject of the students is Geography.  This is because the Geography books and the concepts turn out to be quite intriguing to them. Kids easily get bored of studying the entire day. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s have a look at these fascinating apps.

Stack the states

Stack the states

So, let’s start with the first one. The name of this app is Stack the States. It is a geography fun game, which helps the kids to learn about the state shapes, capitals, and the location of countries on a map. The states are animated that is capable of dropping, tumbling and stacking around like pieces of a puzzle. The impressive graphic design of the game attracts the eyes of the kids. The modern kids are equipped with technological advancements. Thus, a fun game app for studying? It sounds excellent. Just imagine! Kids are using smart phone apps to study. In the mean time, their knowledge gets updated as they learn about the effectively of Geography in their lives.

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But don’t you want to know how the game works? Here it is. In this game, the player is asked a question regarding identification, national landmarks, and capitals, along with much more. By these parameters, the player asked multiple choice questions. The right answer fetches the player that particular stack of a state. Thus, the primary goal of this game is to reach the finish line by stacking enough states.

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Let’s get to the productive quotient of this app. After the attainment of this app, the kids get to learn bordering states, state shapes, capitals, location on the map, nicknames, and much more. Now that you are accustomed to the methodology of the app let us have a look at the predominant features of the app. This game has the capability to create over six player profiles. As you collect all the 50 states, you get to track your proceedings on your personalised map.

Kids map

This is a map puzzle game. Now, when this game starts, an empty US map appears before the player. As you start playing, the various states come in pieces, and the primary goal is to drag the state to the right position on the map. As you find each piece appearing on the screen, the app provides factual details of the particular state. The facts are, however, said n a funny way. As you place the state in its correct position, the abbreviation of the state presented to you. Thus, it enhances your knowledge about Geographic locations.

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State Bingo and geography crossword

This app is another effective one; it equally helps your child to gain knowledge about the app. This game has two distinct apps, which are namely State Bingo game and Geography Crossword game. The first one is a typical game of bingo, but it comprises of geographic questions. The app provides riddles, and you need to solve them in order attain victory.

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On the other hand, the Geography Crossword game is much easier than the Bingo game. You get major hints to solve the crossword. The player needs to answer all the questions instantly since the time is limited.

Geography drive 

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This app facilitates the player to hit the roads with challenges on travelling and gain widespread information about the USA. This game covers state capitals, to US landmarks, and historic events. The game is loaded with over 800 significant facts into one amazing adventure.

Earth 101 

The app includes over 1100 geographic objects and 250 wonders of the world. The player can choose the weather information to witness the current temperature of the designated area as the player spins the globe. It is considered to be a tool for learning global geography and exploration of the world in fun way.

Barefoot World Atlas

This app based on the print book Barefoot World Atlas. The app is a beautiful version of the printed book. It contains 3D icons of landmarks, country flags, along with the animal and plant representatives of different regions and companies. It provides cultural information on the geographic landmarks and locations all over the world.

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Geo bee challenge

This app checks your geographic information. Lots of students apply and participate in the Geobee challenge. It also helps in creating awareness about the conceptualisation of the subject. The contest is designed to encourage teachers in including the subject in their classrooms. Thus, it can be said that the Geobee challenge also enhances the capacity of the students in raising their knowledge about the subject.
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There is a Map on my Lap

It is originally a book, and this app is a version of it. It brings out both complex and straightforward concepts in a very encouraging way. The game begins with an explanation of the map, and it goes on to describe the various types of maps. This app includes terms such as scale, measuring distance, legend and much more. The game needs to be played according to the instructions, which are provided in the game itself. Thus, the game appears to be quite adventurous and will increase your skills in geography.

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Tiny countries

This app contains a variety of questions on geography, and it also contains flags, famous sites and cities around the world. It contains high-quality graphics and is filled with adventure as Tiny Chicken sets out on a mission to save the world from evils.

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Geo walk HD 3D World Fact Book

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This app is considered to be one of the most educationally qualified apps, which provides profound knowledge about geographic destinations. The graphical content of this app is impressive as students will grow curiosity about the mysteries behind geographic places.

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Therefore, it can be concluded that the apps on geography elaborate the knowledge on the subject and it facilitates the students to gather first-hand information as well. So, which app are you going to choose? You have 11 options, and now it’s up to you, which makes your geographic skills better.

10 Best iPad games for learning Geography

Amazing World Atlas by Lonely Planet Kids – Educational Geography Game
By Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd

Created by Lonely Planet Publications Pty Lid., the Amazing World Atlas by Lonely Planet Kids, with its five games, is one of the best iPad apps to develop the concept of geography. The games in the apps provide the kids interesting ways to learn geography. You can enjoy the game of matching the national flags with the name of the countries along with the geographical locations of the countries. The apps help you to remember the flags of different countries and their continents by its “flag memory” game while in “capital match” you face the challenge of choosing the right capital for different countries. The “World Matchup” is another interesting mini-game in the apps which help the kids relate the flags, animals as well as the important historical shrines to their correct places on the world map.

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Learn World Geography
By Brainscape

The use of the latest techniques in cognitive science has made the apps really unique for learning the geography of the entire world. The particular concentration of the makers of this apps is to use your learning time as efficiently as possible. Rating of flash cards based on the ability of the kids to locate the capitals and the places of importance in all over the world as well as the major currencies of every country in the world really provide a moving experience to learn the entire maps of the world within minimum possible time. The techniques of using flash cards in right pattern also make it easier for the kids to learn the name of the countries, their continents as well as their currencies and capitals.

Geography Duel – Two Player Split Screen World Trivia Game for Kids and Adults
By Ellie’s Games, LLC

The game provides an excitement of competition in between two competitors while they learn the world geography. The game is also suitable for single kids who want to learn world maps, the name of the countries as well as the name of their capitals and places of historical importance all over the world.

iLearn Geography
By iLearn Company

The iLearn Geography app is a merger of the stunning and attractive landmarks as well as places of significant geo-political importance. The places have been displayed and made lively by brought to life by a amazingly instinctive and imaginative user interface. You can find the details of the rivers criss-crossing the landscape of different countries, the elegant waterfalls as well as all the important cities with their places of important buildings and work of arts like statues and sculptures.
Presentation of the global map by dazzling descriptions and the important facts about the location, and other characteristics of the most important sites of the world, will provide you a remarkable experience of learning the details of world map through an apps.

TapQuiz Maps World Edition
By Rolzor

The countries of North America, Latin America and the entire Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Australia will come to you alive with all their important locations and key information about the countries will come to alive when you will try to learn geography using this app. The apps have made it easier to learn the geography by incorporating a traditional and familiar question answer pattern to learn the subject. You can also keep the statistics of your performance while answering the questions based on the maps and that will help you to find out the area where you still need improvements.

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Geo Touch: Geography Game to Learn the US State Maps, Capitals and Countries of the World
By Always Icecream & Clever Dragons

The apps help your kids to learn the boundaries, shape and the site of every country in the world. The capitals of the countries, the states within each country as well as the other natural characteristics of each place on the earth could be learnt in an easiest way through this app.
Optical and acoustic cues assist you accurately spotting states.
Educating yourself with the help of the apps has been made easier by offering the States and countries in convenient sets which are has made it easy to manage the app. While you finish your learning, you can test your knowledge by switching on the practice mode which helps a lot to memorise what you have learnt.

Stack the Countries™ Lite
By Freecloud Design, Inc.

Learning geography is fun in this apps where you can actually touch and place the courtiers wherever you want on the screen and that gives you a remarkable way of learning about the location, landmarks, capitals of different countries in the world. You form your own map by placing the countries and soon you will lean if you have done it perfectly. With sound effect and brilliant colourful view of different countries and landscapes over the, the apps also gives you an opportunity to sharpen your memory and knowledge by introducing thousand vital and interesting questions on geography. The questions are related to the geographic locations of all places of importance, capitals of different countries of this globe.

National Geographic World Atlas
By National Geographic Society

National Geographic, itself is an icon in the exploration of this interesting world and sometimes even beyond this world. When apps are prepared by such a reputed establishment to teach geography to the kids, without any doubt, the apps become one of the most interesting and complete one to serve its purpose. National Geographic World Atlas, is regarded as one of the most trusted and interesting apps to teach geography. The references and resources that are available on this app to answer innumerable questions are simply overwhelming. The app portrays almost all vital geographical statistics and facts about every country in this world. While looking at the apps, you can also have the most recent information on the weather of any place on this globe.

The World Factbook for iPad
By Fuzzy Peach LLC

The fact book provides you a lot of detailed information about more than 250 countries. Starting from geographical location to the important facts of these countries will be just at your fingertips once you start looking at this app. Maps of the countries, various locations, social facts, facts about the governments, transportation systems and lots of other information about almost all the countries in the apps has really made it a useful tool, not only for the kids to learn geography but also for the adults who frequently travel throughout the world.

123 World HD: Talking Coloring Book for iPad (English, Spanish, French and German)
By Steve Glinberg

123 World introduces topography to kids by means of appealing presentation of various countries with mind-blowing special effects, melody as well as a live Google map. One unique feature of this app is that it gives a brilliant idea about the various languages like English, Spanish, French, German, Russian and Hebrew by providing numbers as well as letters in these languages.