Here is some new Apps for you to try.
Bar none, here’s the best app for introducing kids to classical music. Learn about instruments and hear how they sound, listen to representative works from masters like Chopin and Mozart, and get a few laughs as you see cartoon animals performing on french horns and cellos. New and Noteworthy, indeed. (iPad, $2.99, Naxos Digital Services Ltd.)
Kids and parents will flock to this animated book that uses your voice and answers to silly questions to create the story. (Universal, $7.49, Disney Publishing Worldwide Applications)
Learn about the principles of light and color in this eye-opening app from the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco. The app presents a series of experiments that use cool illusions to illustrate concepts like light refraction and color perception. (iPad, Free, Exploratorium)
Nat Geo’s latest app weaves dozens of insightful videos, beautiful photography, interactive maps, and intriguing articles into an extraordinary tale of a world changing from population growth.
Coinciding with the arrival of the seven billionth human being, it exposes the most pressing concerns of our species with challenging and fascinating solutions.
(iPad, Free, National Geographic Society)
Put your mark on the map as a geography wiz with quizzes covering the world’s capitals and countries on an interactive atlas. Includes high-resolution maps and over 40 difficulty levels (iPhone, $0.99; iPad, $4.49, Visuamobile)
Grab the falling letters to make words in this fun spelling and vocabulary app with beautiful original hand drawn art. Create customized word lists with your own photos, turn hints off, and adjust the speed of falling letters for more ambitious spellers. (Universal, $0.99, Merge Mobile)