App Chat: Plugging In to the Outdoors

16:24 minutes

A camping trip might be the perfect way to relax and “disconnect,” but you might want to consider adding your smartphone to your camping checklist. In this App Chat, reporter Bob Parks guides us through his favorite apps for mapping the sky, identifying birds, and exploring the outdoors.

Segment Guests

Bob Parks

Bob Parks is a freelance writer in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.