Learn all about the coral reefs of the world in the latest addition to the Britannica Kids series. Discover the variety of interesting creatures that live on and around coral reefs through a wealth of amazing images (which you can email to friends), videos, games, and informative articles. As its from Encyclopaedia Britannica, you can be sure its appropriate and safe for the whole family.The Coral Reefs app is a perfect introduction to the subject of ocean conservation. It explains how reefs are formed and what kinds of problems are facing the reefs and the living things that depend on the reefs. Learning about plants and animals has never been more fun with this quick, interactive, and educational app. The content was developed using Britannicas curriculum-based content. The text and the captions for the high-quality videos and images werewritten specifically for ages 8-12. The following topics are covered in the app:Rainforests of the Sea How Coral Reefs Are FormeWhere Coral Reefs Are FoundCoral Reef Life: Algae, Plankton, and PlantsCoral Reef Life: InvertebratesCoral Reef Life: VertebratesCoral Reefs in DangerThe learning continues in a new feature, called For Further Reflection, which offers activities and suggestions for how to keep exploring coral reefs.Coral Reefs A-Z features 25 different articles:AlgaeAngelfishButterfly FishClamClown FishCoralCrabEelFishLobsterOctopusParrot FishPlanktonPufferScallopSea AnemoneSea HorseSea SnakeSea StarSea TurtleSea UrchinShrimpSpongeSquidWormThe really fun stuff:Map - With this amazing tool you can locate where you are anywhere in the world. You can also find some of the oceans and seas where coral reefs are most common.Jigsaw Puzzles - created from beautiful images of coral reefs. Have some fun by shaking your device (iPod and iPhone) to mix up the pieces. Then try to slide the pieces back into place to complete the puzzle. Its not as easy as it looks!Scramble images of the coral reefs in the Magic Square game by shaking your device. Challenge yourself by trying to get the pieces back in order to unscramble the image.Brush-off rub away the image to reveal different types of coral. Try to guess what they are. How many can you identify correctly?Test your knowledge of coral reefs with the Quiz feature. Find out how much youve learned, but hurry: you must answer quickly as the quiz is timed!Test your memory with the popular Memory Match game. Match all the pairs correctly to win the game!Why not take your exploration into coral reefs a step further and link to Britannicas online services Britannica Online for Kids or Britannica Online to continue your discoveries.Try it today!
What's new in version 3.0.1
- Fixed issue running on iPod Touch
ReleaseJune 4, 2015
Date AddedJune 4, 2015
Additional RequirementsCompatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.