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.
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Name of the videogame/app
NASA Visualization Explorer
Name of the producer
How to find it
Main technical requirements
Native Virtual Reality Support
6-11 years, 12-17 years, 18+ years
Use in Educational contexts
Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use by students
Natural Sciences, Geography, Physics, Technology
Visual impairment, Learning difficulties
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.
Critical thinking, Coaching