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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
The Elements by Theodore Gray
Name of the producer
Touch Press Inc
Year
2010
How to find it
To be Purchased
Main technical requirements
Ios
Native Virtual Reality Support
Yes
Single/Multiplayer
Single
Type
Educational
Target Audience
6-11 years, 12-17 years, 18+ years
Augmented Reality
PEGI Clasification
7

Use in Educational contexts

Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use by students
Subjects involved
Chemistry
Special needs
Visual impairment, Learning difficulties
Educational Potential
The Elements is based on the internationally best-selling hard cover edition of The Elements, by Theodore Gray, Popular Science Magazine’s Gray Matter columnist. But it goes way beyond what is possible on paper.

Chemistry truly comes to life with this fully interactive version of the periodic table. Engage with the elements like never before and witness the wonders of science in beautiful detail.
Learning Object / Suggested activities with students
The periodic table comes to life with 79 video explorations of the properties of the elements.
The Elements is not just a reference app, it is a rich and engaging love story of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, and allowing you to experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.

Skills and competences

Skills and competences acquired
Engaging introduction explaining the structure of the periodic table. Using and playing with this app, preschooler and elementary school kids begin to be fascinated by the Periodic Table and chemistry.
Soft skills
Critical thinking, Creativity, Coaching

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1 Comments


Partners' Institution
FH JOANNEUM
Author of the comments
Eva
The interactive feature in this application seems to be a great way to play with the periodic table and learn about the elements.



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