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"Kids will experience a “visual, entertaining, and fact-filled app covering rocks, soil, minerals, and fossils.” -- the iPhone Mom Review

"This is a marvelous educational app that should be utilized in science classes and for anyone that is teaching about our earth. This app is well worth the money." - AppyMall Review

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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We DO NOT display ads, have social media connections, track locations, or have any In-App purchase. We have the app linked to carefully curated and tested links to videos on You Tube.
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What’s New

Version 1.2

Bug Fixes

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings
12 Ratings
Bushobama12 ,

No way a text book can do what this app can do

Love the way the app is organized with text, photos, videos and quiz. The kids have so many questions after reviewing the content of the app, its great for discussion.

Teacher410 ,

wow! - great pictures

The touchbased interface is fantastic. Really educational app. This app covers all I wanted to teach for my elementary kids. They had so many questions about the topic - made it a real fun time in my class.

Britispooler ,

My school district bought this app and we love it

This app came highly recommended from other teachers in the school district. Great choice to teach this topic.


Sprout Labs LLC
382.3 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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