Gamified STEM

Science-focused board games seek to inspire youth to pursue STEM

Implications - As parents consider the best way to encourage healthy development in their children, board games with focuses on topics such as urban planning and optics seek to engage youth in STEM subjects. Such games highlight the genuinely interesting science informing all aspects of daily life, which in turn is aimed to get children interested in disciplines related to math and science. This shift represents a contemporary understanding of the influence of childhood activities on future education and career development.
SCORE: 4.1
Mild Top 5 Examples: 4,792 Total Clicks Sep 15 - Jan 16
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Urban Planning Board Games - CitiesUP Allows Participants to Buy and Build Neighborhoods
SCORE: 6.5
Warm 1,227 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 16
Urban Planning Board Games
CitiesUP Allows Participants to Buy and Build Neighborhoods
Those with an interest in urban planning and real estate will love CitiesUp, a Kickstarter-funded board game that invites players to build their very own neighborhoods. Designed for two to four... [More]
Cognitive Design Games - The 'Designercise' Board Game Enhances a Player’s Creative Thoughts
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 1,445 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 15
Cognitive Design Games
The 'Designercise' Board Game Enhances a Player’s Creative Thoughts
Designer and sociologist Leyla Acaroglu created this interactive board game hybrid that aims to unleash creativity through a variety of brain-stimulating design games. Designercise is filled with... [More]
Physics Board Games - This App-Connected Family Board Game Uses Logic to Teach the Scientific Method
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 1,012 Clicks Pub: Oct 19, 15
Physics Board Games
This App-Connected Family Board Game Uses Logic to Teach the Scientific Method
‘Publish or Perish’ joins the realm of family board games, integrating both science and technology into the game without being too difficult for kids. The game aims to teach children... [More]
Optics-Teaching Board Games - The 'Lazer Maze' Junior Board Game Teaches Science During Gameplay
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 339 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 15
Optics-Teaching Board Games
The 'Lazer Maze' Junior Board Game Teaches Science During Gameplay
Parents are now constantly on the hunt for new ways to infuse learning into everyday life for their children, so the ‘Lazer Maze’ Junior Board Game is designed to entertain and educate... [More]
Gaming Puzzle Toys - Learning Game System Puzzlets Gives Kids Coding and Game Development Skills
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 769 Clicks Pub: Dec 18, 15
Gaming Puzzle Toys
Learning Game System Puzzlets Gives Kids Coding and Game Development Skills
This learning game system is supposed to help kids develop “coding confidence” with game development skills. Puzzlets are a fun STEM toy that bring old school puzzles into the technology... [More]
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