Category Archives: Game Design

Games that actually help you learn science…a new project

Recently people have been posting a twist on Battleship that makes the game board a Periodic Table.  People are saying:  “Cool!  Science!”  From a science learning perspective, there is nothing with real science learning about that game.  What happens when an actual science learning expert and game design enthusiast takes a stab at it?

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Prototype nearly finished!



Many hours and tens of thousands of words of writing have gone into what you see above.  I sent out two emails yesterday to recruit playtesters from amongst my education colleagues (one content and one curriculum group).  Now all I really need to do is send out Doodle polls to schedule them and find the physical action points, comments and question tokens.