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Science: Earth and Space

Books in the Stephens Library

Useful Apps

The Rock Cycle
Created by a 14 year old, this app explains the rock cycle using an interactive story. This is a free app for iOS users.

Video Clips

ABC Splash
Browse for videos and interactives about weather, space and geology. 


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Online resources

Space and our solar system (ABC Splash)
Provides short videos and interactive content discussing different aspects of astronomy.


Astronomy - online resources

General resources
Space + Flight (NOVA)
Provides good information, videos and images on all aspects of space. 

The Moon
Moon Facts (Royal Museums Greenwich)
Provides a good discussion of the characteristics of the moon.

The Moon (Extreme Science)
Provides a good discussion of the moon, including the geology and phases of the moon.

Is There an Atmosphere on the Moon? 
Provides detailed information regarding the moon's atmosphere.

Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth's Moon (
Provides good information, graphics and videos about the moon.