Learn World Geography is a free geography app from Brainscape. It is a flashcard app, but the algorithm is designed by learning cognitive scientists leveraging the latest cognitive science techniques, so you can master the content faster.
From the surface, it is just a flashcard. After using the app for a while, you will find that memorizing the geographic facts is not that hard, and in fact it is quite easy.
According to Brainscape, their objective of the app design is, “rather than creating frivolous games or distracting quizzes to try to make learning “fun,” Brainscape provides a scientifically optimized algorithm to repeat flashcards in just the right pattern for your brain’s maximum absorption, based on your confidence. Brainscape makes sure that your study time is used as efficiently as possible”.
The most obvious difference between Learn World Geography and other flashcard apps, is it asks the user to rate each answer, with the question “How well did you know this?” from the scale of 1 to 5, 1 being Not At All, 5 Perfectly. Those questions were rated 1 to 4 will be repeated based on the rating. Some questions show up right away, some questions show up later.
Geography facts included in the app are: Major World Currencies; Maps for Africa, Americans, Asian, Europe, Oceania; National Capitals for Africa, Americans, Asian, Europe, Oceania; and Flags of the World.
High lights of the app features: • Over 1,000 flashcards to drill you on maps, flags, capitals, and major world currencies
• A customized flashcard repetition algorithm that cuts your memorization time dramatically
• Convenient “browse” and “search” functions that allow you to easily find cards you want
• Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress
Learn World Geography is available on iPhone, iPod and iPad. It is FREE on App Store.
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Looking for more Geography Apps for Kids, even for younger kids? Check out our 10 Best Geography Apps for Kids.