easyLearn Rocks & Minerals | Earth Science HD

easyLearn Rocks & Minerals | Earth Science HD

iOS iPad Education

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"easyLearn Rocks & Minerals HD" is a fun & interactive app for kids to learn about various rocks & minerals found on Earth. Lots of high quality real-world pictures & simple facts along with quiz formats based on pictures & clues give the kids a great visual understanding of the topic.

This App can be used as part of earth-science curriculum in upper elementary and middle school classrooms, in the homeschool environments, as supplemental learning at home & as reference material by teachers.

The lessons covered include:
1. Rock Formation & Rock Cycle
2. Texture of Rocks
3. Types of Rocks - Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
4. Igneous Rocks - Intrusive, Extrusive, Porphyritic : Basalt, Gabbro, Granite, Pegmatite, Obsidian, Porphyry, Pumice - how they form, where they are found, minerals contained in them, their properties & how they are useful.
5. Sedimentary Rocks - Sedimentation Processes, Clastic, Organic & Chemical Rocks: Coal, Conglomerate, Breccia, Gypsum, Limestone, Rock Salt, Sandstone, Shale - how they form, where they are found, minerals contained in them, their properties & how they are useful.
6. Metamorphic Rocks - Foliated & Non-Foliated Rocks: Gneiss, Marble, Quartzite, Schist, Slate - how they form, where they are found, minerals contained in them, their properties & how they are useful.
7. Mineral Formation, Rock-Forming & Non-Rock-Forming Minerals
8. Properties of Minerals - Hardness, Color, Streak, Luster etc.
9. Mohs Hardness Scale
10. Mines & Quarries
11. Common Minerals: Bauxite, Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Diamond, Feldspar, Graphite, Halite, Hematite, Magnetite, native metals, quartz, precious & semi-precious gemstones & many more - how & where they form, their properties & uses.

There are 3 modes to begin with.
* Learn Mode - Lots of simple learning pages with pictures and facts about each rock/mineral and related topics.

* Practice Mode - After learning your facts, you can practice your skills in this mode by answering questions or clues. There are 7 types of activities. Each one is in the form of a quiz, but it gives you many chances until you get your answer right.
1. Naming: Tap the correct name of the object shown in the picture, using the clue.
2. Questions: Tap the correct picture to answer the question.
3. Matching: Tap the correct picture on the right to match the picture shown on the left, using the clue.
4. Puzzles: Join the pieces of the puzzle to see the picture and its name.
5. Sorting: Sort the pictures into two groups using the clue.
6. Trivia: Tap the correct answer to the question.
7. Assorted: This combines all the 6 types above in a random fashion.

* Quiz Mode - After practicing your answers, you can take the actual Quiz in this mode. There are 5 types of activities similar to the ones in Practice mode. Each one is in the form of a quiz. You can select your answers for all questions/clues one by one and at the end of the Quiz, it gives you a summary of how you scored and lets you compare all your answers to the correct answers one by one.
1. Naming: Tap the correct name of the object shown in the picture, using the clue.
2. Questions: Tap the correct picture to answer the question.
3. Matching: Tap the correct picture on the right to match the picture shown on the left, using the clue.
4. Trivia: Tap the correct answer to the question.
5. Assorted: This combines all the 4 types above in a random fashion.

Also check out our other easyLearn apps in Science and English Grammar.

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