iPads in Education – Enhancing student learning by Lynda Cutting

Earth Sciences

Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.26.37 PMThe Rock Cycle

A beautiful interactive story that, using a poem, tell the story of the life cycle of a rock. Beautifully presented this would be great for all year levels.It even includes interactive games.


Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.33.21 PMThe Water Cycle .99

A nice, simple look at the water cycle



Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.37.30 PMEarth Viewer Free

Scroll back through time to investigate what Earth looked like though the eons – students can see the oceans and continents evolve and change.


Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.41.13 PMCommon Rocks

This app has pictures and information about a number of basic rock types  such as  igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic and even include quizzes. It is based in Scotland, but many rocks are common around the world.


Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.53.25 PMQuakes

Locate earth quakes as they occur – and be notified as they happen if you wish.



Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 2.58.18 PMEarth School – Science & Dinosaur games for kids, toddlers and preschool aged children

Designed especially for the early years – this app has 18  interactive games to help young learners discover the origins of our planet


Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 3.07.08 PMJust Science

A great app to investigate climate change using an interactive map from the  Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) study.




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