Wacky Machines Offer Problem-Solving Fun

Wacky Machines Offer Problem-Solving Fun

Contraption Maker

Solve problems, puzzles, brain teasers while creating wacky machines

Pros: Full-featured puzzle game offers ample opportunities for building conceptual knowledge.

Cons: Teachers will need to build the bridge from fun to actual learning.

[Use Coding to Create Diverse Projects, From Art to Robotics]

Bottom Line: Hands-on problem-solving leads to great fun and independent learning with the right curricular wraparound to connect what kids are doing with what they need to know.

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