Boldly go where no kid has gone before in 3, 2, 1…. Liftoff!
Travel into space to visit 8 planets and the sun. Hurl meteorites through the atmosphere. Search for water on Mars with Curiosity. Zoom onto the surface of the sun. Discover diamonds inside of Neptune.
"Space should more accurately be called "Hands On With the Solar System." — Children's Technology Review, Editor's Choice
Space is No. 8 in Tinybop’s award-winning educational series, The Explorer’s Library. Each app is an interactive model that lets kids explore the invisible and awesome wonders of our world. Kids develop STEM skills and science literacy. In Space, kids play and learn about our solar system, compare and contrast the characteristics of each planet, observe the phases of the moon, and more.
+ Visit 8 planets and the sun!
+ Study the surface of each planet and the sun up close.
+ Discover the characteristics of each planet with a helpful snowman.
+ Throw meteorites at each planet to test their atmospheres and gravity.
+ See how big and massive each planet and the sun are by comparing them side-by-side.
+ Play with and observe each planet’s orbit around the sun.
+ Follow the moon’s orbit to discover the phases of the moon.
+ See how quickly or slowly each planet spins on its axis and how long each day is.
+ Peek inside each planet’s rocky crust or gassy outer layer.
+ Move the Earth’s axis to see how it affects seasons.
+ Explore Mars’ rocky surface with NASA’s Curiosity.
+ Experience wild weather and more on Venus.
+ Find out why Mercury has so many craters.
+ See what Saturn’s rings are made of and make them spin.
+ Discover diamonds on Neptune and Uranus.
+ Interactive text labels in 50+ languages teach vocabulary.
+ FREE Space Handbook has technology tips and info for teachers and parents.
+ Original artwork by Jessie Satler.
+ Original sound design.
+ Open-ended activities with no rules. Curiosity and creativity are rewarded.
+ Multi-user system.
+ Fun for the whole family. Play and learn together!
+ No third-party advertising.
Our expert-reviewed handbook is full of facts, interaction hints, and discussion questions to support learning in this app, in the classroom or at home. Download in your app or at: http://tinybop.com/handbooks.
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Compatible with iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 Plus, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2, 3, mini, and Air. **This app is optimized for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s or higher. Requires iOS 7.0 or later.
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Basic spacecraft maintenance.
Ratings and Reviews
Tinybop’s newest treasure is an engaging way for young ones to discover the final frontier. We’re constantly delighted by the beautiful ways we can explore Earth and our planetary neighbors. Informative diagrams and interactive features (like a cosmic tape measure!) turn science facts into silly fun.
👍, but still needs work
Hey, tinybop guys! I have downloaded all of your games, but this one is... kinda... y'know, boring... I think it doesn't have enough activities. What kind is up to you! Thanks!sorry, but I don't have tinybop @... BUT! I would love a gravity test for each planet. Thank you!
Hi! Thank you for the feedback & we're sorry to hear that you find this app boring. We'd love to hear more about what kinds of activities you would want to see! Please email email@example.com if you want to share any of your ideas. Thanks! 😄
Gorgeous solar system app
Not gonna complain when my kids spent hours learning the solar system. Well done tiny bop!
- Tinybop Inc.
- 333 MB
- Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Bengali, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Latvian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.