With Catchy Words, an interactive augmented reality word game, students create specific words with 3D letters that float around the room. Students can engage in the immersive experience without touching the screen of their mobile device. They just walk around, catch the letters with their device, and solve the word. The game encourages problem solving, language development, and physical activity. It is made available by Twice for iOS. Cost: Free
With the new Mission to Marsapp for iOS, users can drive a rover, walk the Martian surface, and play robot geologist, all in augmented reality. The Mission to Mars appoffers seven experiences, starting with an overview of Martian geography.
A generation of children grew up playing settlers heading west on the Oregon Trail. They remember it mostly for the moment their party died of dysentery. Now, a new spin on the wagon train game focuses on more accurately representing Native Americans and includes new storylines and playable Native American characters.