Minecraft Earth lets users aged 10 and up bring Minecraft into the real world. Students can build amazing objects in tabletop mode and place them in the real world at life size. They can populate their builds with unique mobs like the muddy pig and moobloom. They can collaborate with other builders and create communal masterpieces together, or team up and go on mini adventures. They can explore a new side to their local neighborhood and watch it evolve over time. Available for iOS and Android mobile devices, this augmented-reality game gives students a whole new world to discover! Cost: Free, with in-app purchases offered
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.
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.