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March 25, 2009

Computer games can enhance our understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, how does this happen?

Virtual worlds with scientifically accurate simulations could permit learners to tinker with chemical reactions in living cells, practice operating and repairing expensive equipment, and experience microgravity, making it easier to grasp complex concepts and transfer this understanding quickly to practical problems.

Logon to http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/games.shtml have fun with NASA games as you learn more about the earth, space and technology.

Posted by undergrad at March 25, 2009 10:21 AM

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