The Wonders of Nature, on an Interactive Screen

The Wonders of Nature, on an Interactive Screen

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.

Title: Toca Nature
Summary: Create, explore, and enjoy realistic (but G-rated) virtual forests

Pros: Gorgeous graphics and captivating music make this a unique and engaging way to experience the natural world -- virtually.
Cons: Representation and interactions with nature are not completely realistic in this kid-friendly virtual version.
Bottom Line: Virtual world is wonderfully calm, inspiring, and strangely addictive, but the range of its exploration is limited.

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By Common Sense Education