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The Rock Cycle

By Base 12 Innovations

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The Rock Cycle is an interactive story about the life of a rock. Weathered and aged, he tells his life story in this elegant poem. Each stanza is supplemented with interactive images, diagrams, and mini-games.

This app was created and developed by a middle school student for a geology assignment.

What's New in Version 1.3

Miscellaneous improvements:
+Added a settings menu where you can turn off the vibrating text.
+Return to the place where you left off in the story when opening the app.
+Or, tap and hold on the Begin button to resume the story.
+Improved some of the interactives, including the geothermal gradient.
+Support for the iPhone 5 screen resolution.

Thanks for all your suggestions from the last poll! I'll keep them in mind as I develop more updates for The Rock Cycle. Don't forget to leave a review or rating on the app page for each new version to support Base 12 Innovations!


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Customer Reviews

Good limericks.

Good explanations and engaging app.

Great illustration

Cute illustration of the rock cycle.

Some ideas

Pretty good could use more fun games that appeal to 5-15. Make a big update for it and make more fun games for it

The Rock Cycle
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 28.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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