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Chrome web apps can be added to Chromebooks and your Chrome browser through the Chrome Web Store.  Unlike traditional applications, these are web-based and run through the Chrome browser.  Some of these apps also have the ability to run offline and/or be attached to your Google Drive.  More detailed instructions on how to install apps can be found here.  
 
Below is a list of various Chrome apps to check out that may be beneficial to your classrooms:
 
A 3D Modeler that runs in your browser.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
A non-profit community project that uses definitions, timelines, maps, illustrations, and articles to present ancient history in a very accessible way.

Autodesk ForceEffect
Bring engineering to the point of the problem with an engineering app for simulating design concepts in the field or in the office. Unlike the traditional approach of using paper, pencil, and a calculator to develop equations for design options, Autodesk ForceEffect does all the simulation and engineering calculations for you right in your browser, enabling you to quickly and easily simulate design options during the concept phase to determine the viability of a design.

Autodesk Homestyler
Autodesk Homestyler will bring your interior design ideas and remodeling dreams to life.

BeeLine Reader
Make reading easier and faster using BeeLine Reader!  BeeLine uses a color gradient to guide your eyes from the end of one line to the beginning of the next.

Biodigital Human
A 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments.

Blendspace
The easiest way to blend your classroom with digital content.

Chrome Speak
A text-to-speech tool that reads selected text.

CK-12
CK-12 is an app to help students, and teachers improve K-12 learning globally by providing self-pace learning content & tools.  Focuses on math and science, but does have other subjects also.

Desmos Graphing Calculator
A powerful online graphing calculator.

DOGOnews
A leading destination for current events, news and non-fictional articles for students and teachers in a variety of subject areas.

Daum Equation Editor
Create formulas quickly and easily expressed in your Chrome browser.

EasyBib
A free information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools.

Edmodo
Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices.

EDpuzzle
EDpuzzle empowers teachers to make any video your lesson. Crop a video, explain it with your own voice and embed quizzes at any time.

FlashCards
The study companion for mobile devices is now available for Chrome.  Learn languages faster. Prep for exams anywhere. Teach your kids anytime. Even entertain yourself with fun trivia. Versatility is it's middle name.

Floorplanner
Gives you the tools to make beautiful floor plans for homes and businesses, fast.

Fooplot
Online graphing calculator to plot functions, polar, and parametric equations.

Geogebra
A free dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package.

Google Classroom
A new tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes.

Google Drawings
Add some color to your documents, presentations, and websites with easy to create charts and diagrams. 

Google Finance
Get real-time stock quotes & charts, financial news, currency conversions, or track your portfolio with Google Finance.

Google Forms
Collect RSVPs, run a survey, or quickly create a team roster with a simple online form. Then check out the results, neatly organized in a spreadsheet. 

Google Hangouts
Hangouts gives you more ways to talk with chat, video and voice calls, all for free. The new Hangouts Chrome app brings all you love about Hangouts to your computer running Chrome OS or Windows and lets you stay connected with friends no matter what device they’re on. 

Google Keep
Quickly capture what's on your mind and share those thoughts with friends and family. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily find it later in search.

Google Maps
Find local business information, directions, and street-level imagery around the world with Google Maps.

Graph.tk
An online and open-source graphing utility.

instaGrok
A research engine that lets you learn about any topic.

iVocab
Test and Challenge yourself for GRE, TOEFL, SAT and English Vocabulary. Now with unlimited free quizzes.

Kaizena (Voice Comments)
Allows you to give voice feedback on a Google Document.

Kami (formerly Notable PDF)
View, annotate, share and collaborate your files on Chrome. Kami (formerly Notable PDF) is your cloud-based all-in-one office productivity tool.

Khan Academy
Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free.  Make use of their extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.

Lucidchart
A web-based diagramming tool that makes drawing diagrams fast and easy.

Lucidpress
A web-based tool that helps you intuitively produce stunning print and digital newspapers, flyers, brochures, photo books and more.

Metta
Nothing holds attention like a great video lessons. Metta combines its multimedia storytelling tool with a powerful quiz/poll editor.

Mindmeister
Create, edit and share mind maps online.

MindMup
Free online mind mapping.

MoveNote
Present your documents with video.  Add your favorite content from whatever source you want, and record video alongside to it with your computer.

Nearpod
The Nearpod platform enables teachers, schools and districts, to use their tablets/Google Chromebooks to manage content on students' mobile devices. It seamlessly combines interactive presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Newsela
Publishes daily news articles at 5 reading levels from grades 3–12 to drive gains in literacy.

Pear Deck
Interactive presentations and formative assessments to engage every student in your room, every day!

PicMonkey
A free photo editor with Collage, Touch Up, Teeth Whiten, Fonts, Effects, Filters, Frames, Stickers & more.

Picto4me AAC Communication Boards
Picto4me for Google Drive allows you to create, edit, play and share communication boards straight on Google Drive.  It is the easiest online application for designing communication boards.

Pixlr Editor
A full featured photo editor similar to Photoshop directly in your browser.

Pixlr Express
A fun and powerful photo editor that lets you quickly crop, resize, and fine-tune any picture

Pixlr-o-matic
A fun and simple photography/darkroom tool that makes it easy to quickly add style to your photos using effects, overlays, and borders.

Planetarium
An interactive sky map for exploring the stars and planets.

Polarr
An advanced photo editing tool similar to Lightroom that supports RAW images.

Plotly
A free online graphing and spreadsheet tool for scientific-quality graphing.

Powtoon Edu
Allows you to create simple animation presentations and videos.

Prezi
A zooming web-based presentation tool that moves beyond the constraints of traditional slides.

Quizlet
Makes simple tools that let you study anything, for free.

Readium
A reader for EPUB books.

Realtime Board
Brainstorm and organize shared creative projects with the participants from anywhere.

ScanQR
Scans QR codes and displays their contents on a Chromebook or other computer with a suitable webcam.

Seesaw: The Learning Journal
Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school.  Students can use photos, videos, drawings, text notes, links to show what they know.

Socrative Student
A smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classroom through a series of educational exercises and games.  This app is the one students use for Socrative.

Socrative Teacher
A smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classroom through a series of educational exercises and games.  This app is the one teachers use for Socrative.

StudyBlue
A free online place to store lecture notes and make flashcards. Study online and on your phone for effective, productive learning.

Sumo Paint
A full featured painting and image editing application.

Symbaloo
A free visual bookmarking site that gives you access to anything you bookmark with a tile from any computer.

Todoist
An easy to use online Todo list and task manager.

TwistedWave
An online audio editor and recorder.

TypingClub
Master touch typing using this free game/educational program.  This online program will assist you with learning and improving your typing speed.

Video Not.es
An easy way to take notes on online videos and automatically saves them to your Google Drive.

Vocabla
Vocabla is an app for improving your English vocabulary.  You can translate, collect & memorize words, phrases, idioms and other chunks of language.

VoiceNote II
Voice recognition app that allows the user to dictate text  that can be copied/pasted to another application.

Weebly
A drag-and-drop website creation program that is easy to use.

Wix
A free online website builder awarded by many publications as the best tool available.

WeVideo
Basic video editor in your browser.  Has free and paid options.

World Data Atlas
Key statistics, data and visualizations about the world and world's countries and regions at your fingertips.

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