DK: Pinball Science (2.1)

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Build wacky pinball games packed with science facts and learning fun!

David Macaulay, author of the bestselling The New Way Things Work, has invented an original way to learn the FUNdamentals of physics! Macaulay's unique approach to teaching invites students to share in the author's own exuberance and curiosity about the world and how it works. Students will learn about various scientific principles as they go through the Inventor's Log—a fascinating view of the wonders of the world as explained by science. They then apply their knowledge to become mechanical engineers and design and build their own pinball games. Using springs, hot air balloons, gears and more, they learn science and gather more and more gadgets which they can use in building games. As the bumpers and obstacles of the game come together, their knowledge of science increases.

* Magnetic Force
* Simple Machines
* Units and Measurements
* Energy
* Friction
* Gravity

* Thousands of possible pinball game designs
* 45,000 words of text
* Three difficulty settings make learning fun for a wide range of ages
* Unique illustrations from award-winning children's book artist David Macaulay

Featuring David Macaulay - Author of The New Way Things Work

Ages 8–13

Windows® 10, 8, 7
233 MHz or faster processor
64 MB RAM (128 MB recommended)
30 MB free hard disk space