Apps for iOS
Arches National Park Geology Tour With this illustrated and narrated guide to Arches National Park you can listen to the narration as you hike the trails, study the photos and illustrations before your visit, or just take a virtual trip. Download on the App Store or on iBooks

Earth’s Rocks and the Rock Cycle Learn about the three rock types found on Earth. Observe how the rock cycle illustrates the geologic processes that change one type of rock into another. Explore these processes with the Rock Builder activity. Download on the App Store
Earthquake Finder Provides a visual display of recent earthquake activity on a 3D globe or 2D flat map of the world. View earthquake magnitudes, focus depths, and times. Also displays recently active volcanoes. Download on the App Store
Focus on Earthquakes Provides a comprehensive description of the causes and consequences of earthquakes. Will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn about earthquakes or as a great classroom supplement for any Earth science curriculum. Download on the App Store or on iBooks

Folds and Faults Provides an illustrated overview of two significant topics in geology: folds and faults. Helps to explain how mountains form, how layers of rock change shape over time, and the underlying cause of earthquakes. Download on the App Store
geotimescale 2 Represents the timeline of Earth’s geologic history and provides information for significant events. Includes names of the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages along with their corresponding dates. Download on the App Store

geotimescale enhanced Represents the timeline of Earth’s geologic history and includes illustrations and information for significant events. Enhanced with artistic impressions of life on Earth over time. Includes the names of the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages along with their corresponding dates. Download on the App Store

Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour Take an extensive photo tour of this spectacular park. Learn why the rocks display those magnificent colors, find out how the interesting pinnacles and buttes formed, and more. Download on the App Store or on iBooks

How to Identify Minerals This interactive guide illustrates mineral identification techniques through photos, animations, video demonstrations, quizzes, and laboratory investigations. Learn mineral properties and structures and use the database included in the app. Download on the App Store

Introduction to Rocks and Minerals An iOS App Store bundle that contains two apps: Earth’s Rocks and the Rock Cycle and How to Identify Minerals. Both apps provide high resolution photos and videos, identification activities and quizzes. Download on the App Store

Mineral Database Provides a quick, portable reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals. Contains hand sample photos, photomicrographs, physical properties, crystal animations, 3D structures, and more for 300 common mineral species. Download on the App Store

Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy series Designed to take full advantage of digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. Using color photographs, illustrations, movies, 3D models that can be rotated, interactive diagrams, and review questions, this series makes a challenging subject approachable. Download on iBooks

pangaea Dynamically shows the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea and the positions of the continents over the last 200 million years on a 3D globe. Download on the App Store

Plate Tectonics Visual Glossary and Atlas A comprehensive glossary of plate tectonics terms and definitions that includes illustrations, animations, photos, and videos. Explore Earth’s surface features and geography on a 3D globe. Search for specific terms from a list. Download on the App Store
Puzzling Plates Provides an interactive, engaging experience that inspires you to explore the large, tectonic plates that make up the surface of Earth. Experience how plates fit together. Explore what happens at plate boundaries. Discover how earthquakes and volcanoes relate to plate tectonics. Download on the App Store