Digital Teaching and Learning

2011 World Factbook for iPad

The complete CIA World Factbook at your fingertips, including extensive information on more than 250 countries and locations throughout the world. Whether you’re an avid traveler, a busy student, or someone who just likes to stay informed, this is the app for you!

*** WORKS OFFLINE - No internet access required; all content is contained locally within the application.

*** Content updated at least once a month. ***

CONTENTS:
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• COUNTRIES / LOCATIONS:
- Flag w/ full description
- Color Map
- Introduction
- Geography
- People
- Government
- Economy
- Communications
- Transportation
- Military
- Transnational Issues
(field names within each category are linked to their definitions and existing rank order pages)

• REFERENCE MAPS
- Africa, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Caribbean & Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceania, South America, Southeast Asia, Time Zones

• RANK ORDER pages
- country comparisons based on presorted lists of data from selected Factbook data fields

• APPENDICES:
- [Abbreviations]
- [International Organizations & Groups]
- [International Environmental Agreements]
- [Cross-reference List of Country Data Codes]
- [Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes]
- [Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names]: cross-references a wide variety of geographic names to the appropriate Factbook “country” entry.
- [Notes and Definitions]: terms, data fields, and categories used throughout the Factbook
- [Weights and Measures]

  • Cost: $0.99
  • Skills Taught: Geography
  • Offline functionality: 100%
  • Accessibility Issues: None
  • Student Protection issues: The only issue would be some content data like "deathrates" and poverty levels.
  • Keywords: C.I.A. FactbookFactbookReferenceCountries
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • Type: software
  • Device(s): iPhone-3GS, iPad2Wifi, iPhone5c, iPhone4, iPadMini, iPodTouchThirdGen, iPhone5s, iPadWifi, iPadThirdGen4G, iPad23G, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadFourthGen, iPhone4S, iPadMini4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPodTouchourthGen, iPadThirdGen, iPad3G
  • Subject Area: Social Studies
  • Category: Reference
  • Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher/Administrator
  • Date Added: May 3, 2011
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