Thursday, October 12, 2006

Teaching physics with Unreal Tournament

ITALICS, Oct 2006 - Volume 5 Issue 3 is on Learning With Games, Learning by Making Games

Colin B. Price - A Crisis in Physics Education : Games to the Rescue!
They have modded Unreal Tournament to make interactive virtual worlds for:

1. Gravity and Collisions
2. Activation Energy
3. Conservation of Momentum
4. Pendulae and Newton’s Cradle
5. Oscillations: Simple Harmonic, Diatomic Molecules, Normal Modes
6. Wave propagation and Solitons
7. Potential Hills
8. Central Pattern Generators in Biological Systems
9. Waves: Propagation, Diffraction and Interference.

My humble efforts with Game Maker can be found at

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