May 03, 2016 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. introduces Plate Tectonics Visual Glossary and Atlas 1.0 for iOS, a comprehensive glossary of terms & definitions related to plate tectonics with visuals that include illustrations, animations, photos, and videos. The app provides a visual experience that encourages discovery by exploration of Earth's surface. Using a 3D globe with surface maps that show Earth's geologic features, terms are related to the features that are a direct result of the motion of tectonic plates.
Apr 13, 2016 - In celebration of National Park Week, Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. has placed their Arches National Park Geology Tour app and Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour app on sale through April 24th. Arches National Park Geology Tour app provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park. Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour app is a narrated photographic tour of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with an emphasis on the geology.
Jul 21, 2015 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today introduces How to Identify Minerals 1.0, an educational Earth Science app for iPad. This app introduces students and teachers to Earth's minerals in an interactive guide with HD videos that illustrates mineral identification techniques. Topics explored include: how minerals are different than rocks; how atomic structure influences the formation of minerals; how and where minerals form; how minerals are grouped; and the properties used to identify a mineral sample.
Mar 26, 2015 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. announces Earth's Rocks and the Rock Cycle, a new Earth Science app available for Mac OS X. This app provides teachers, students, and parents with engaging Earth science content about rocks and the rock cycle. Photographs of rocks and their environments plus animations help students visualize the processes that change Earth over time. Scored quizzes and essay questions are included to encourage exploration, independent study, and written communication.
Jan 20, 2015 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today introduces Earth's Rocks and the Rock Cycle, a new educational Earth Science app for iPad. Explore the three types of rock found on Earth and understand the geologic processes that create and transform them. View high resolution photos and animations that show the geologic processes in action. Learn how the rock cycle illustrates the geologic processes as they change one type of rock into another. Test your knowledge with activities, quizzes, and essay questions.
Jun 06, 2014 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today announces Mineral Database 1.2, an update to its popular interactive reference for iOS devices. Compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter and illustrated by Dennis Tasa, Mineral Database features entries for more than 300 common mineral species. Ideal for field use, this app provides a quick reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals. Version 1.2 is now a universal app so that it may be installed on all devices.
May 22, 2014 - Published by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc., in association with the Mineralogical Society of America, all 24 chapters of The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy digital book series for iPad and Mac are now available on iBooks. This series is specifically designed to take full advantage of the latest digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. The series feature color photographs, illustrations, movies, 3D models that can be rotated, interactive diagrams and review questions.
Mar 06, 2014 - The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy digital textbook series for iPad and Mac is specifically designed to take full advantage of digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. Search for minerals by selecting physical properties, optical properties, Dana number, Dana class, or many other classification and occurrence criteria. Written by Melinda Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter, this textbook is illustrated by Dennis Tasa and available for iPad and Mac on iBooks.
Feb 18, 2014 - Mineral identification is made easy with the Mineral Database compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter and illustrated by Dennis Tasa. This new Mac app provides a quick reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals. Search for minerals by selecting physical properties, optical properties, Dana number, Dana class, or many other classification and occurrence criteria; or, browse the mineral photo galleries.