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National Geographic Kids: Fantastic Resource for Students to Explore Life on Earth

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Stunning photos and in-depth stories of Earth's peoples and wildlife

Pros: Tapping into an expertise in photography, international coverage, and wildlife reportage, the site provides an amazing array of learning resources.

Cons: Teaching resources are limited; some of the wildlife videos and photos show predators in scenes that could scare very young kids.

Bottom Line: This large collection of multimedia resources teaches younger students about animals, habitats, countries, and cultures.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

By Common Sense Education

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