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iPod Touches 101
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iTouch Journey Activity
This activity is based around using several apps and going on a journey of learning. It could be adapted for any subject or curriculum area.
Complete the activities and then write up your answers- see Part 7. We will then share our findings with the group.
iPod Touch Apps Needed:
Google Earth (free) Download from App Store
Google Maps (already on iPod)
Google Latitude (web app)
Wikipanion (free) Download from App Store
Blanks (free) Download from App Store
Stanza (free) Download from App Store
Phrasebooks- Japanese, German or French (Research on App Store and choose one to Download).
Step Trak Lite (free) Download from App Store
Evernote (free) Download from App Store
Tumblr (free) Download from App Store
Activity 1: Using a combination of Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Latitude to find your answers.
sing Google Earth (download free from App Store)
Locate 3 landmarks from your home town (where you were born).
Take 3 separate screenshots of these landmarks (will be saved in your photo browser)
Using Google Latitude or Search Safari
Ask 3 different people where they were born.
Find out the latitude, longitude of each of these three places.
Write the information in your notes app (already exists on Touch)
Using Google Maps
Locate the closest bus station to Thebarton Senior College
Find this location on
Use the directions tool to find out how to get from the train station to the school by walking.
Email these to yourself and then use them later in your notes.
Activity 2: Finding out information relevant to the area around Adelaide and the school.
(free app) or search in
find out this information. (record your notes in Evernote or Notes App, take screenshots where necessary).
Relevant timetable to the bus station near Thebarton Senior College.
Closest medical services: Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, Pathology.
Closest Library-State and Local
Centrelink office closest to school
Community Groups for New Migrants
Activity 3: Measurement Time (related to Activity 1 and Activity 5)
Using the stopwatch app, record how long it takes to get from (As in PHYSICALLY, go and walk using the STOPWATCH app)
Closest Bus/Train Station to the school's front gates. (Compare this information to Google Maps).
Write the answer in your notes tool.
es Time-Review and a look at e-books.
Look at free educational games- Free Grammar, Blanks
Rate it from
Would use a little/not at all
Good for practical aspects
Great for learning a subject area
Excellent source of -------
Have a look at Stanza (e-reader) app
What is the first line of Pride and predjudice?
Name four other books that you can find in Stanza?
Activity 5: Translation and Learning Another Language!
Your first task is the find out the translation for these 5 words in 3 OTHER LANGUAGES! (Write down your answers in the Notes Tool/Evernote)
Use a translation app, or
Travel Destination- Find one phrasebook on the App Store (or Web app) for these following languages. Only choose one language. (Write three common phrases down in your notes).
Activity 6: Health and Wellbeing
Using the pedometer app (Step Trak Lite) measure how many calories and steps it takes you to walk from the closest train/bus station to the Thebarton's Senior College front gates. (Write down your results in the Notes).
Time it took (refer back to stopwatch tool).
Activity 7: Putting it all together!
Recording your journey via
Evernote (for pics and notes) You will need open an account with evernote (
Tumblr (App)-Journal Tool.
You will need open an account with
There will be time to present your answers to the group. (Deadline!)
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"