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General Knowledge Apps

Name the topic and you will find the app that can help you learn all about it. This category looks at these specific interest and general knowledge apps and gives you the best of the best recommendations.


The Great Inventors will help kids from preschool through early elementary school learn basic information about the history of common inventions and their inventors. Children will enjoy the engaging graphics and animations, the narrated information, and the learning games.

Reviewed and recommended, these apps are a fun way for kids to learn about our American presidents anytime of year. Presidents vs Aliens Presidents vs Aliens is a game-like app that takes learning to the next level. This fun, interactive app teaches children fun facts, names, quotes, and so much more about presidents and includes …

Rough Science provides basic introductory information about layers of the earth, states of matter, and adaptation/evolution in the form of a video tutorial and a hands-on challenge that reinforces a simple concept from the video.

Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity is an interactive, thorough study guide for basic physics concepts in the two areas. The app is informative and engaging, and a great resource for upper elementary through beginning high school students.

Presidents Challenge is a fun and diverting way to memorize the names of the presidents of the United States in order. Users can choose to tackle specific eras or the entire list at once. There is a blank timeline with the year of election on one side of the screen, and a tray of presidential portraits with names on the other side. Users drag pictures from the tray to the correct place on the timeline. The app also provides a little biographical and background information about each president.