Posts Tagged ‘ Mobile ’

Spore

Description

controversial game in which an organism ‘evolves’  from single celled organism to land based creatures, to communities and civilisations until they travel to and invade other planets.

The reason for this games controversy is due to problems with the way the science is represented.  For more information on these controversies follow the following link

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/322/5901/531b

Age

12-16, 16+

Where can I get it?

The main Spore game is available to buy for PC or Mac http://eu.spore.com/extra/?id=10579&lang=en

There are also cut down versions of the game available for the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and the iPhone

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Space Physics

Description
An addictive physics based game for Android phones in which the player draws lines and circles on screen, which come to life with the aim of getting a small ball to a star.

Age Range
16+

Where can I get it?
Buy from the android store

Atomic

Description

A clever game for android phones in which various parts of a molecule are scattered around a maze and the player has to put the pieces together. as the game goes on, the player has to piece together increasingly complicated molecules including water, Ethylene and Propene.

Age
16+

Where can I get it?
Free to download from the Android store

Mendeleev’s Table

Description

iPhone game where the player has to place the element in the correct position on the periodic table against the clock.

Organizing the elements in chemistry has never been easier than through the Mendeleev’s periodic table. Here is a tribute to this great scientist. This application is a colorful visualization of the periodic table that will leave indelible impressions of factual chemistry in the young minds. For the inquisitive, the application provides a full page detail of many of the properties of the elements.

The ‘Pick & Place’ game, with multiple skill levels, will dramatically change the way we learn about the elements in chemistry. Put yourself in the Mendeleev’s shoes; drag the elements one by one to where you think they should go in order to make the complete periodic table. Keep watch of the time

Age Range

16+

Where can I get it?

A very limited free version as well as the paid for full version are available from the iTunes store.

Finger Physics

Description

Physics based puzzle game for the iPhone,  in which you construct, balance and destroy towers of blocks and magnets.

Age Range:
12- Adult

Where can I get it?

A free version and a paid for version are available from the itunes store

Fantastic Contaption

Description

Another highly addictive physics based puzzle game in which the player uses wheals, pulleys, rods and other devices to create a fantastic contraption which will move over obstacles to reach its goal.

Age Range:
12- Adult

Where can I get it?

Play online at http://fantasticcontraption.com/index.php

You can also download for the iphone/ ipod touch via the iTunes store (Not Free)

Newton

Description

Game for android phones. In which you develop your knowledge of angles and physics to shoot a target

Age Range:

12- Adult

Where can I get it?

Download from the android market place. Not free