Tag Archives: Reference

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Music Timeline

Free! Music Timeline provides a timeline that spans the 1950s into the 2000s and shows the popularity of musical genres (e.g., Jazz, Rock, Indie, Folk, Country, Rap, R&B, etc.) to each other at different times. Users can then click on the timeline, and the website will zoom into that section of the timeline to show more detailed information about when ...

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NewseumED

Free! NewseumEd is a comprehensive website dedicated to providing key background information related to current events.  After registering, users can navigate the website using the buttons on the left of the screen. The “ED Tools” button provides users with access to a variety of documents (e.g., units and lessons, activities and questions, case studies, artifacts, timelines, maps, and quizzes). These ...

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BeginBand

Free! BeginBand provides information for novice musicians who are interested in joining a school band or orchestra. From its homepage, BeginBand provides an overview of the website. Users can then click the different options on the left side of the screen to navigate the website’s content. The “Why Join a Band” section offers reasons for users to join a band. ...

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Explore 9/11

Explore 9/11 provides users with detailed information about the tragic event. From the app’s main screen, users can tap the “Lined” button, which provides them with information about the 9/11 Memorial. In this option, users can tap the “Find a Name on the Memorial” option that allows them to search for people who lost their lives because of the attack. ...

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Mammalian Organ Dissection Lite

Mammalian Organ Dissection Lite provides users with information about organs and virtual dissection experiences. From the app’s main screen, users must select if they wish to dissect the Brain, Eye, Heart, or Kidney. Next, they are presented with a menu of options that includes: Background, Dissection Information, Anatomy, Glossary of Terms, Anatomy Practice, or Vocabulary Practice. The “Background” option provides ...

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Literature Library

Free! Literature Library provides guides for completing various construction and engineering projects. From the app’s main screen, uses can tap the “Lit. Library” button to access the app’s documents, which they can search by project “Type” or “Category.” Once a project is found, users simply tap the “Download” button to access the project’s directions. After it is downloaded, the document ...

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Literature Library

Literature Library provides guides for completing various construction and engineering projects. From the app’s main screen, uses can tap the “Lit. Library” button to access the app’s documents, which they can search by project “Type” or “Category.” Once a project is found, users simply tap the “Download” button to access the project’s directions. After it is downloaded, the document automatically ...

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Making of Making Powered by NIKE MSI

Making of Making provides users information about the materials used to make apparel and shoes. After launching the app, users can choose the category that interest them (e.g., apparel, shoes, all materials, chemistry, and energy/greenhouse gas), and the app will show them a list of materials included in that category. Users then select a material in order to access information ...

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The Presidency

The Presidency is a biographical reference for America’s past and current presidents. From the app’s main screen, users tap a president that interests them. A short biography of the president will then appear, and users are able to scroll its content. When ready, users can tap the “Prev.” or “Next” button to access the biography of the president who came ...

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FrontRunner – 2016 Presidential Election Poll Tracker

FrontRunner pulls the Huffington Post’s polling data to provide trends lines of candidates’ support in the upcoming Presidential election. When first launching the app, users must choose if they wish to view the Republican or Democratic candidates. Once selected, FrontRunner shows trend lines of support for the selected party’s candidates. With the “Dot” buttons at the bottom of the screen, ...

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