OnCell Powered Apps for Remote Learning

As more schools are forced to shut down, teachers, parents, and students are looking for new innovative ways to tackle in-home learning.  Whether it’s history, art or nature we have some great apps that could help bring the classroom to you. Primarily offered in English, some apps are also available in French and Spanish to really put your skills to the test.


History

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Find Your Independence: Experience life as an American Pioneer with this Independence, Missouri app. Play a game of Pioneers to Presidents and help solve historical mysteries as you learn, and earn, special badges. Also, included in the app are custom photofilters for fun pictures to share on social media and with friends!

Download the app from Apple and GooglePlay.

 

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Junior Ranger Quest: Digitally visit Mount Rushmore and earn virtual badges to complete the quest and become a Junior Ranger. Rich in history, this app is perfect for remote or on-site learning. Once 12 of 16 challenges are completed you can show your device to a ranger at the Information Center desk during your next visit to Mount Rushmore, and receive a real Junior Ranger badge.

Download the app from Apple and GooglePlay.

 

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Harriet Tubman Byway: Discover and learn more about the secret network of people who helped escaping slaves reach freedom in the Underground Railroad, including the best known conductor, Harriet Tubman. This suspenseful tour guides you through the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The app takes you to the various places Tubman knew as a slave and from which she fled as a young woman. Perfect for on-site or at-home learning.

Download the app from the Apple and GooglePlay. Also available as a Web App.


Arts/Culture

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Reynolda Revealed: Take a tour of the Reynolda house, a cultural centerpiece in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The app allows you to choose between two tours; one of the house and the other of the gardens and town. Also included in the app is a tour of Reynolda’s robust American art collection on view which ranges from the famous still lifes of  William Michael Harnett to Martin Johnson Heade’s whimsical Orchid with Two Hummingbirds painted in 1871.

Download the app from Apple and GooglePlay. Also available as a Web App.

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O’Keefe Museum Tours: Looking to go someplace sunny? Try virtually touring the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Museum officially opened to the public in 1997, eleven years after the death of the artist. Today, it is the only museum in the United States dedicated to an internationally-known woman artist. Explore the amazing collection, while learning about O’Keefe’s life, career, and homes in New Mexico.

Download the app from Apple and GooglePlay.

 

Museum Without Walls

 

Museum Without Walls: Created by the Association of Public Art this app allows you to take a virtual walk through Philadelphia’s streets to explore the outdoor sculptures located all over the city. Museum Without Walls includes audio, images and background on all the pieces and artists. The perfect way to explore outdoor art without being outside!

Available as a Web App

 

Currier MuseumCurrier Museum of Art: Take a look inside this internationally renowned art museum located in Manchester, New Hampshire! This web app allows you to explore the history and vast collection of the Currier Museum, which includes works by Picasso, Monet, O’Keeffe, Wyeth and LeWitt.

Available as a Web App

 

 


Nature

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Nature Trek: Created by the Canadian Museum of Nature this app is designed specifically to engage young visitors. Users are encouraged to explore this science museum by themes such as Gross, Bizarre, or Ugly. The app contains video interviews with curators and staff; and even includes a Highlight Tour of staff favorites around the museum. The app is offered in both French and English.

Available as a Web App

 

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El Yunque National Forest: The official app of the El Yunque National Forest, the app includes exclusive tours and content created by El Yunque’s educational Interpreters and Rangers. Featuring audio, image galleries, and historic imagery; the app tells the story of the rich landscape through the eyes and words of those helping to preserve it. Also included in the app is a “Become a Junior Forest Ranger” program, which allows kids to answer quiz questions and complete challenges. Spanish and English language options.

Download the app in the Apple and GooglePlay stores. Also available as a web app.

 

 

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