Games and Interactive Learning

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Challenge yourself!

How much do you know about optics? Brush up on your skills and put them to the test with these interactive games. Redirect light with mirrors, solve a laser crime with your detective skills, face off against snakes and an evil clown… Science is your superpower! Keep an eye out for new games as they become available!

 

Light, Shadows, and Reflection

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Bounce light, battle snakes, kick butt…

 

Optics Tutorial

Learn about light sources, reflection, and how we see light in this quick tutorial.

Challenge rating: 1

 

Dr. Beaker’s Lab: Reflection Tutorial

Go more in depth with Dr. Beaker in this interactive learning module all about reflection.

Challenge rating: 1

 

Mirrors: Light Reflection Game

Now that you know about light sources and reflection, try this game where you bounce light off of mirrors to illuminate objects. Don’t forget to take the quiz to test your knowledge.

Challenge rating: 3

 

Rescue Rani from Odd Bob: Mirrors Game

In this Doctor Who mini adventure, help Sarah Jane rescue Rani from Odd Bob using what you know about Light and reflection.

 

Challenge rating: 5

 

Space Detective Game

Use your sleuthing skills to make an intergalactic arrest! Four aliens might be guilty of a crime, and it’s up to you and your knowledge of optics to figure out whodunit!

Challenge rating:3

 

Snake Shoot Game

Join the Deadly 60 camera crew as they try to take pictures of venomous snakes! To get good pictures, you need to race the clock and avoid the shadows before it gets too dark.

Challenge Rating: 3

 

Bending Light

In this interactive simulation, you can experiment with bending light. Click here to play this game.

Challenge Rating: 3

 

Déviation de la lumière

Le jeu “Déviation de la lumière” est présentée en français . Cliquez ici pour ce jeu .

Challenge Rating: 3

 

The Visible Spectrum

a prism

Rainbows!

 

Visible Spectrum Tutorial

You know about how light moves, but do you know what it looks like? This interactive learning module will teach you about the visible spectrum.

Challenge Rating: 1

 

Dr. Beaker’s Lab: Dispersion Tutorial

Dr. Beaker is back to teach you about dispersion and how rainbows are made in this interactive learning module.

Challenge Rating: 1

 

Colour Vision

In this interactive simulation, you can experiment with colour and how it reaches the human eye. Click here for the game.

Challenge Rating: 2

 

Visions des couleurs

Le jeu “Visions des couleurs” est présenté en français. Cliquez ici pour ce jeu.

Challenge Rating: 2

 

Molecules and Light

In this interactive simulation, you can experiment with the way that different types of light move through different molecules. Click here to play this game.

Challenge Rating: 5

 

Molécules et lumière

Le jeu “Molécules et lumière” est présenté en français . Cliquez ici pour ce jeu .

Challenge Rating: 5