Posts Tagged ‘ 5-12 ’

Fun N Games at the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum Website has an area for kids with a number of activities online games including;

Dinosaur defender
Use your heavy clubbed tail to defend your babies from vicious raptors in this game.

Gone fishing
In this dinosaur game you use your claw to swipe enough fish to stop yourself starving to death.

Mission: Explore
Travel to the island of Regaloam to collect specimens and preserve them at the Museum.

Nit fit
Race your louse through a head of hair answering questions as you go along.

Hair detective
Become a detective and investigate who has stolen a rock band’s hair products.


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SciMorph isn’t a game or virtual world environment.  It is an augmented reality animated character.  This means that by useing a webcam you can appear on screen with this animated character.

This is aimed at primary school children and by clicking on screen buttons childrem can get scimorph to demonstrate a number of basic scientific principles about gravity, sound and bugs


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Primary Games Arena – Science

Description A collection of 30 basic online science games and quizzes which are categorised according to which age group they are relevant to.

Games include; Label the vegetables , How can we stay healthy? , Investigating Earthworms, The Earth And Beyond, Exploring Food Cycles, Life Cycles of Plants , How to Brush your Teeth , Nature Grid, Different types of Energy , Build A Mouth , Eating the right things, Medicines and aches, Fungi. do they take up mush-room, Different Kinds Of Teeth , What & Where are Micro-organisms, The Positions Of the Sun, Day & Night, The energy we can get from our food, How do we use our teeth? , Sunrise & Sunset, Healths Pairs , Making Electricity, Who lives in the woods? , Orbits , How do spores distribute? , Creating a Food web, What is Bacteria?, Who lives in the grass and Our Circulatory System.

Age Range: 6-12

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This basic 2 dimensional virtual world aimed at pre team girls and boys includes a wide range of educational games and activities

The Skater & Spin Game The Skater game teaches angular momentum, while challenging you to answer the question, “How do skaters get spinning so fast?” The Spin Game further extends the skater activity by addressing the issue of rotational axes and symmetries.
WhyReef WhyReef, sponsored by the Field Museum, is a virtual reef on Whyville’s own beach! Just dive in and you can explore the reef and lean about the species that live inside.
Hot Air Balloon Race Sponsored by the University of Missouri, The Hot Air Balloon Race challenges you to navigate the altitudes and analyze vector fields to navigate a hot air balloon.
Whyville CDC WhyPox and the WhyFlu are infectious illnesses that periodically plague Whyville. Citizens investigate the parameters of the infections at the Whyville CDC.
The Getty Museum In Art Sets you learn the art concepts of subject and medium through a fast-action card The Getty game. The Art Treasure Hunt sends you in pursuit of art treasures all across the globe, Museum and through time and place.
WASA WASA is Whyville’s own version of NASA. In the Zero Gravity Chamber, learn about angles and the principles of Newton’s 3rd Law. In the Rocket Design Lab, simulate rockets to test parameters such as nozzle size and pay load. And in the Ion Engine Lab play 3 games that teach about electric charges and ion engines.

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