Engaging Rocket Science, Brought to the Classroom

Engaging Rocket Science, Brought to the Classroom

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.

Title: Kerbal Space Program
Summary: Design and launch a rocket into space in realistic astrophysics sim

Pros: Playing and participating with a rich online community helps students learn content and skills.
Cons: Students who need structure and preset goals may have problems staying engaged.
Bottom Line: This accurate rocket sim encourages trial-and-error learning and makes for great (and often explosive) physics and engineering experiments.

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By Common Sense Education