History Pin. [Free]. Connect to people and places via historical photos. Review Source: commonsensemedia.org. "Have students take a photo of an location that interests them and use the app to start a research project into the history of the area."
Geo Walk HD - 3D World Fact Book. [2.99]. Learn about the people, animals, plants, history, and inventions of a given location. Review Source: commonsensemedia.org. "Loaded with information in easily digestible nuggets, the app makes learning truly fun."
Numbers. [9.99]. Create spreadsheets to share statistics from given researched country. Review Source: commonsensemedia.org. "Kids interact with, organize, and analyze data with responsive touchscreen controls. "
Explain a Website. [Free]. Create a screen cast of websites used for research projects. Review Source: App of the Week YALSA Blog. "Explain a Website comes with some useful tools - highlighting, drawing, and laser pointer."
"Subtext: Collaborative, customizable digital reader for all subject areas" [Free] This app allows educators to embed questions, prompts, links, and more for students to explore within a document. Students can collaborate with classmates, and teachers can see how students have annotated or responded to the text.
World Fact Book for iPad. [1.99]. CIA World Fact Book in app form. Chock full of statistics for World Geo research. Review Source: Graphite from Common Sense Media. "Explore a wealth of dry global statistics, but expect no thrills."