Social Studies


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Marble is a virtual globe and world atlas — your Swiss army knife for maps. Find your way and explore the world!


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Can be used in conjunction with ProjectLibre Project Server
Current version includes:

  • Microsoft Project 2010 compatibility
  • Ribbon User Interface
  • Earned Value costing
  • Gantt chart
  • PERT graph
  • Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) chart
  • Task usage reports
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) chart

President Matchup

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A simple matching game where you match the various US presidents/vice presidents with their terms, parties, and each other.


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With XMind, you can just double-click to create and edit topics anywhere on the map. Drag-and-drop for reorganizing topics, moving markers, taking a mapshot, and adding attachments. You can even search on topic with Google and drag images into your map without leaving the working window.


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Luciole (Firefly) is a free stop-motion capture studio dedicated to the creation of animated films. Originally designed for the needs of schools, it is used by students from kindergarten to high schools. Future developments should enable it to integrate a soundtrack to allow the editing of video outside external video editing application (management of transitions, effects, credits and multiple bands sounds, sound etc.)


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Commonly referred to as GRASS, this is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/map production, spatial modeling and visualization. GRASS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world as well as by many government agencies and environmental consulting companies.

NASA World Wind

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World Wind is an open-source (released under the NOSA license) virtual globe developed by NASA and the open source community for use on personal computers. Old versions need Microsoft Windows but the more recent Java version, World Wind Java, is cross platform and provides a suite of demo apps. The World Wind Java version was awarded NASA Software of the Year in November 2009. The program overlays NASA and USGS satellite imagery, aerial photography, topographic maps, Keyhole Markup Language (KML) and Collada files.

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