The study of science introduces a fun world of wonder and impossibilities imagined. But for many students it creates confusion, stress and boredom. Listed below seven free website links have both fun games and projects to try at home that are sure to ignite creative imagination and a love for science.
“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.”
1.) Test out part of Newton’s First law in the game, “Lincoln High Dive”, at:
2.) In the game, “Penalty Shootout”, one to two players can test their knowledge of the Particle Theory in a soccer shootout against goalies like, Maggie Thatcher and William Shakespeare.
3.) Educating in science, math and engineering; Nasa Quest’s “Astroventure” gives real world information as users create their own planet.
4.) Physics is exciting when designing your own roller coaster park and theme at:
5.) Science Kids website not only has games, but also projects and experiments to try at home. Speed the process of nature and create Stalactites and Stalagmites from a few simple household items:
6.) Monocot or Dicot? Flowers highlight knowledge and speed in the elimination game, “Petal Pusher”, from Sciencemonster.com.
7.) Sound cannot be seen…or can it? In this at home experiment, dancing ooblek shows how different frequencies affect their environment.
We would love to hear about your own projects and experiments as well as your thoughts about the games listed in this article. Please leave your comments in the comment section.
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