App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Well-developed biome sim provides cheap, endless learning
Pros: Infinite replayability, biome variety, and low price keep the lessons flowing.
Cons: The game's slow start may frustrate some students, and it's not obvious when populations die or multiply.
Bottom Line: This affordable ecosystem balancing game teaches life science skills while keeping students engaged.
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