The Sun is one of the most important stars in our galaxy. It gives us light, enables the growth of plants, is a source of energy and is the cornerstone of our calendar. To learn more about this spectacular star, you should check out the Sun By Kids Discover app.

The iPad app features interactive 3D models as well as audio and HD video to teach you about the sun. You’ll learn the difference between the solstice and the equinox and follow the steps as a star is born. The app is packed full of stunning photos, clever animations and easy-to-read trivia about the Sun. Think you are an expert ? Then test your knowledge using the puzzles, quizzes and games included in the app. There is even an activities section that teaches you how to study the Sun in real life.

The Sun By Kids Discover app is available for US$3.99 from the iOS App Store. It is compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 5.0 or later.

Daily iPad App: Sun by Discover Kids is star-studded look at our Sun originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 22 May 2013 12:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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