Inventioneers is a physics engineering game from Filimundus AB for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. Using given tools and helpers, students design, test, and revise fun, crazy inventions that will meet challenges and help special characters achieve success. Students can press “Play” to see their inventions in action. If the invention fails, students can try again. A “Create” mode allows students to create and share their inventions with others. A free version of the app includes only the first chapter with 14 inventions and 40 different objects to use in creating the inventions. The full version, at a cost of $2.99, includes eight chapters with a total of 112 inventions and 100-plus objects that students can use.
Could there be ghosts trapped in the basement of the SmithsonianNational Museum of American History? With the sudden and curious departure of her last intern, Museum Curator Isabella Wagner needs students’ help solving a mystery dating back to the Civil War.
Developed by Boston Children’s Museum, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is part of The Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums. In the game, a criminal mastermind known as the FOX has been stealing important cultural landmarks and objects all across China, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. Working together, students will learn about Asia and assemble clues from each country to track down this criminal mastermind.