Odyssey: The Next Generation Science Game is an enchanting and innovative science adventure game. Help Kai and her family escape their captors on the Wretched Islands - and learn the history of astronomy, mechanics, and scientific reasoning as you read Kai's journal and solve puzzles along the way!
Developed by The Young Socratics
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What is it all about
Odyssey: The Next Generation Science Game is an intriguing adventure game where students solve puzzles to delve deeper on a mysterious island. You have answered a distress beacon, and you are the only person standing in the way of the pirates circling the island and the scientists trapped on the island... Odyssey combines a deep story told through diaries you find on the island with challenging and rewarding puzzles, which are all based on real laws of physics and thrilling experiments. Explore the beautiful island, read the expertly written notes and solve puzzles that will test your knowledge of physics and logical thinking.
Odyssey is a learning game that takes the players on a journey throughout the history of astronomy. Beginning with early civilizations and acclaimed philosophers such as Aristotle and Parmenides and continuing all the way up to Copernicus, Galileo and other revolutionary astronomers, the game provides an excellent and tangible progression of scientific breakthroughs that ultimately popularized the heliocentric model. In addition to learning vital details of astronomy and its history, the game also contains challenging logical elements and educational puzzles. You will also need to read the notes left by one of the stranded scientists, therefore also practicing reading comprehension and drawing the players into the story.
Applicability to standards
Next Generation Science Standards:
This game comes with its own lesson series consisting of 8 lessons spanning the history of astronomy from ancient times to the modern era. The final lesson is a special review lesson and reinforces learning with control questions that can also be utilized as a test or quiz.
|Operating system||Windows 64 bit, OS X v10.7 Lion or higher|
|Processor||Intel Core2Duo or Equivalent AMD|
|Memory||2 GB RAM|
|Graphics||Intel HD4600 and above Integrated Card or Direct X 11 Dedicated Card|
|Storage||1 GB vapaata muistia|
|Additional Info||Run on Medium/Low Setting for Integrated Graphics Card like HD4600|
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