Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Studying Endangered Species

There are 3079 animals and 2655 plants that are classified as Endangered worldwide. Many of these species are in danger because of the direct impact of man and the removal of their native habitat. These apps give students an introduction to the number and variety of species that are under threat. These would be good for Inquiry or Project Based Learning but are just as useful as classroom resources.

WWF Together: FREE
Experience the world’s most amazing and endangered animals in one app – together. This interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales, rhinos and other fascinating species. Discover their lives and the work of WWF in a way you’ve never seen before.

Wildlife Monograph: FREE
A glimpse of some of the worlds increasingly rare and endangered species, captured on camera in their natural habitats. The spell binding intimate images captured by some of the worlds premier wildlife photographers breath with vivid insight and a sense of being closer than most of us can ever hope to be.

GeoEndangered: FREE
Animals all around the world are in danger but how familiar are you with vulnerable and endangered species? This app present you with a picture of an animal and you have to guess whether it is Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable. Raise awareness for endangered species as you educate yourself.

My Environment: FREE
From the Australian Government, find the Australian environmental places and species that make up your neighbourhood. See the heritage places, wetlands, protected species, protected areas, weeds and invasive species near you. Drill down to see photos and location maps of environmental places and species.

Threatened Species: $0.99
This educational app captivates your students with stunning high-definition photos and 17 informative videos with a total duration of more than 30 minutes on different endangered and exotic animals. Animals include Orang Utan, Komodo Dragons and the Asian Elephant.

Animals in Danger: $0.99 AU
This application is a collection of the Worlds endangered animals. You will get all the information required about 60+ mostly likely endangered animals in the world. Go for this collection and get the information about the animals which we need to protect them before they get extinct.

Species on the Edge: $1.99 AU
A guide to 365 species on the Red List, the most widely recognised list of threatened and endangered species, compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The Species on the Edge app allows you to browse and learn about threatened and endangered species from around the world.

Endangered Species - Last of their Kind: $2.99 AU
Learn about these rare and amazing creatures, who are on the verge of going away forever! App includes Hi-resolution images of endangered species as well as detailed information on each animal. The app has been built with retina ready graphics and includes a Challenging Quiz Game!

Endangered Animals: $5.49 AU
Hundreds of species of animals are becoming endangered, and many more are likely to become extinct in the wild unless we do something to help them. This app focuses on 150 of the animals listed on the IUCN Red List, the internationally recognised list of the world’s most endangered species.

Britannica Kids Endangered Species: $5.49 AU
Learn all about the endangered species of the world in the latest addition to the Britannica Kids series. This app offers a fun andengaging way to explore a very important subject. Discover the variety of plants and animals on earth through a wealth of amazing images, videos, games, and informative articles.

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