Top Astronomy App Invites Kids to Explore Universe

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Sky Guide

Awesome astronomy app takes students on a journey through the universe

Pros: Many ways to view the objects in the sky, multiple filters, a huge stellar and object catalog; can be used without a Wi-Fi signal.

Cons: Optional subscription may be financially prohibitive for full classrooms.

Bottom Line: A quality, affordable way to bring true astronomy study to the classroom, even during the day, with a plethora of viewing options. 

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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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