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Britannica Kids: Solar System

By Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

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Description

This latest addition to the Britannica Kids series is the perfect app for exploring the secrets of the Solar System in a fun and engaging way. Learn and play at the same time through a variety of games like Memory Match, Jigsaw Puzzles, and the Magic Square among others. Explore the solar system through a wealth of amazing images (which you can e-mail to friends!) videos and informative articles. And as it’s from Encylopædia Britannica, you can be sure it’s appropriate and safe for the whole family.

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“…I have been seriously impressed with both the content and design.” – The iPhone Mom (www.iphonemom.com)

Britannica Kids Solar System app is perfect for getting the facts right and exploring the eight major planets and their moons, the sun, comets, asteroids, gravity, and space in a really cool way.

Learning about the solar system has never been more fun with this interactive and educational app based on the school curriculum. Ideal for homework help, the app features:

Exclusive Encyclopædia Britannica standards-based content with high quality videos, pictures, and captions written specifically for ages 8-12.

Coverage of the topic includes:

Makeup of the Solar System
The Sun
The Planets
The Moon
Asteroids and Comets
Formation of the Solar System
Studying the Solar System
Gravity and Space
Exploring the Solar System

Planets A-Z – featuring the 8 major planets:

Earth
Jupiter
Mars
Mercury
Neptune
Saturn
Uranus
Venus

Then the fun starts:

Jigsaw Puzzles, created from beautiful images of the Solar System. Break apart the puzzle and have some fun by shaking your device (iPod and iPhone) and then sliding the pieces back into place to complete the puzzle - it’s not as easy as it looks!

Scramble images of the Solar System in The Magic Square game by shaking your device. Challenge yourself by re-arranging the squares to unscramble the image.

Brush Off - brush the layers to reveal images of the major planets and then try to guess what it is – how many can you answer correctly?

Test your knowledge on the Solar System with the Quiz feature - how much have you learned? But hurry: you must answer quickly as the quiz is timed!
Test your memory with the popular Memory Match game and match up the pairs!

Why not take your exploration into the Solar System a step further and link to Britannica’s online services – Britannica Online for Kids or Britannica Online – to continue your discoveries.

Try it today!

What's New in Version 2.1

- Updated for iOS 5

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Customer Reviews

Not Worth It!

When our kindergartener brought home a book from his school's library about Jupiter and said it was his favorite planet, I really wanted to expand on that interest and find a solar system app. This one had 5 stars and a good review that said it was worth the $5, so I bought it. Within 5 minutes I realized this is not what I thought it was going to be. Not interactive at all. A lot of small typing that gets boring for young children. The few videos it has are boring. I don't see us using this app at all. Nothing you couldn't find off a google search.

Space freak101

I love astronomy so this was a must have! But when I found out it was $4.99 I was mad but it is so worth it!!!!!!!

Britannica Kids: Solar System
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $4.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2011
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 189 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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