Digital Games

The Wisconsin MRSEC has developed three digital educational games that are all free to play! These games are a great way to introduce concepts to your students, learn/review fundamental science, and have fun!

Image of Crystal Cave digital game

Crystal Cave is an interactive, online game that teaches young scientists about one of the main forms of solid materials, crystals! Through nine levels, players will be challenged to grow a variety of crystals and learn about the properties and importance of their unique structures.

For ages: 10+

Average playing time: less than 15 minutes

 

screenshot for digital game, atom touch

 

Atom Touch takes a look at the extremely small building blocks of life–atoms! Young scientists are able to choose from a variety of activities or partake in free play, which allows you to more deeply explore how atoms really behave.

For ages: 10+

Average playing time: less than 30 minutes

 

 

Lost at the Forever Mine, the newest edition to our digital games, takes you on an adventure as a materials scientist who crash-lands on an abandoned mining planet. Using mathematical models, you must determine if you have enough fuel to make it off the planet before your oxygen runs out! This fun, interactive game allows young scientists to practice relating equations and graphs and working with scientific models.

For ages: 10+

Average playing time: less than 30 minutes