The Rock Cycle 4+

Base 12 Innovations

Designed for iPad

    • 3.8 • 112 Ratings
    • Free



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

Version 1.4

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Support for iPhone X and iOS 11.

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

out of tune ,

Science Stories

Thank you for the "ROCK STORY". I often spend time with my grandchildren talking walks along the shores of the ocean, lakes, rivers, as well as, swimming and snorkeling.
I've often told them of the treasures found at the bottom, mostly ROCKS AND THE STORIES OF THEIR LIVES if you look for them. Consequently they now have small boxes full of treasures. Including SEA GLASS, DRIFTWOOD and rocks of many different shapes, sizes, colors and composition. Having a collection of books with pictures with detailed descriptions of their origins and how they traveled to the PACIFIC NORTHWEST. Your short story helped my long explanations make sense to them and our hunting exciting. Fun and educational.

Tanks a lot ,


It's cute and it's nice to have a different take on the rock cycle. The shake thing doesn't work for me but pushing next does so no big deal. 4 stars because it needs more graphics. It could really be something truly special.

Patti.Harada ,

I'm amazed AND informed!

This guy has taken his math, geology and writing education, and with his programming skills, has created a truly unique explanation of rock! I'm awed!

Not only that, but having explored to learn more about who he is, I'm even more awed by this. HE IS STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL and has written this and other valuable programs for the purpose of helping other students grasp these topics.

This is a person who is living the last lines of his verse:

"But learn one thing from this rhyme.
You can be anything, just take your time.
So always overcome your fears
Even if it takes a thousand years"

Psst... Venkat... Fix the broken "survey" link on the first page of the rock story.

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