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Grades K – 12

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Create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. The ability to add an image encourages students to create a visually appealing project.

Add, drag, and rearrange items as needed. Saving capability allows students to return to their work and make revisions. Final work can be shared via e-mail or saved to the device's camera roll.

Designed for use in the school environment, this app features a simple profile system so that multiple users can create and store their own timelines on the same device without confusion.

This app mirrors our web-based student interactive Timeline, so users familiar with one can easily adapt to the other. In fact, users can send their editable .rwt files to an email address and then open their timeline right in the online tool!

  • See the various ways that timelines can be used to organize information.

  • Pictures and descriptions can be added to help liven users' timelines.

  • Editable files can be saved in users' profile and emailed out and uploaded into the online timeline interactive.

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Grades   11 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

A Blast from the Past with Nuclear Chemistry

After researching the history and basic facts of a nuclear chemistry topic, students utilize the Web 2.0 tool Timetoast to create an electronic timeline that they use to present their research to the class.


Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing


Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.