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Rocks HD

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The app Rocks HD teaches students the basics of rocks, minerals, the rock cycle, soil, and fossils, all major components of a Key Stage 2 Geology components. The formation of rocks and minerals is explored through simple text, interactive diagrams, and photos. The images are of high quality and clearly display the relevant content. At the end of each "unit," students can take quizzes in which they earn gold coins for correct answers. Answering easier questions unlocks harder ones.
Students  will enjoy the interactive diagrams and photos, as well as the opportunity to win coins and unlock questions in the quizzes.

From the Developer

Rocks HD is a multi-sensory exploration of key topics in Earth Sciences such as the rock cycle, various types of rocks and their geology, minerals and excavation, soil types and horizons, weathering and erosion, formation of fossils, and various types of fossils.

If you have ever wondered about questions like:

  • How are rocks formed and what role do they play on Earth?
  • What are the different layers of the Earth?
  • What are minerals and how are they formed?
  • How are the rock structures in Grand Canyon and Arches National monument formed?
  • How is soil formed and what are the different layers (horizons)?
  • What is a fossil, how is it formed?
  • Are there different types of fossils?
  • What does a paleontologist do and what tools does he or she use?

Then you should get the Rocks HD app !!

With wonderful pictures, videos and sound effects, Rocks HD simulates an in-the-field experience and provides an entertaining and immersive exploration of various topics.


  • HD picture based navigation with sound effects; swipe to navigate; touch to learn more
  • Additional videos and photos available from the top menu
  • Text with Voice over narration for the beginning reader
  • Quiz based on Bloom's taxonomy
  • Did You Know section with WOW facts about each topic.
  • Easy, Intermediate and Advanced level questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy to test knowledge about the various topics.
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Curriculum Aligned

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