Digital Teaching and Learning

Accuweather

Very good weather app that allows collection of weather data in many formats, including video forecasts and radar maps.

  • Cost: $.99 ( free with ads)
  • Skills Taught:
  • Offline functionality: 10%
  • Accessibility Issues: iPad Accessibility Features: Voice Over: Works with forecast but when voice over is turned on, you cannot swipe the screen to navigate to the other features of the app; such as, hourly forecast, videos, lifestyle, etc. To use the voice over feature, you would have to navigate to the section you want to use first, then turn on the voice over. Zoom: Yes Large Text: No White on Black: Not good
  • Student Protection issues: Free version has ads
  • Keywords: weather
  • Requirements: iOS 3.2 required iOS 4.0 tested 7.6 MB
  • Type: software
  • Device(s): iPhone, iPad
  • Subject Area: Science
  • Category: Reference, Utility
  • Grade Level: 6
  • Date Added: Apr 26, 2011
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