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Games

This Section provides access to an Online database of:
• The best educational Videogames and mobile apps available on the market
• The most suitable Videogames and Apps that, even if not specifically designed for educational purpose, can be used as teaching or learning tools with students

Videogames and apps are categorized, analyzed and assessed in order to provide the teachers with all the necessary information and hints to make full use of the Videogames and Apps in teaching contexts.

Partners' Institution
Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera
Author
Roberto Carraro

APPS/VIDEOGAMES

Product type
Educational App
Name of the videogame/app
NASA Visualization Explorer 
Name of the producer
NASA
Year
2011
How to find it
For free
Main technical requirements
Ios, Android
Native Virtual Reality Support
No
Single/Multiplayer
Single
Type
Educational
Target Audience
6-11 years, 12-17 years, 18+ years
Augmented Reality
No
PEGI Clasification
3

Use in Educational contexts

Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use by students
Subjects involved
Natural Sciences, Geography, Physics, Technology
Other
Astronomy
Special needs
Visual impairment, Learning difficulties
Educational Potential
The app features data visualizations developed by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, Earth Observatory, Science @NASA and others, that show current research from NASA's study of Earth, the moon, the sun, our solar system and the universe beyond.  
Learning Object / Suggested activities with students
NASA Visualization Explorer collects stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your device. A direct connection to NASA’s fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format.

Skills and competences

Skills and competences acquired
The App is an useful tool for education in Astronomy.
Soft skills
Critical thinking, Coaching

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