This is a beautiful educational platforming game which helps students learn about the scientific method.
- Help DocDuck promote the scientific method by working through the process.
- Form a question, generate a hypothesis, conduct experiments, analyze the empirical evidence, and reach a fundamentally solid conclusion.
- Fight off monsters along your way as you play through the game.
Play DocDuck Scientific Method Game Online
Children and parents can play this scientific method learning game by clicking in the window below.
Alternatively kids and adults can play this educational science video game for free as a web application .
Doc Duck Scientific Method Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions
How to Play
This is a platforming game where you explore the scientific method.
- Starting the Game
- Select the NEW GAME button in the center of the welcome screen to start the game.
- The lower left corner of the welcome screen has buttons for sound and music controls.
- Game Controls
- Press the A key or the left arrow key to move left.
- Press the D key or the right arrow key to move right.
- Press the W key, the up arrow key, or the spacebar to jump.
- Press any of the above twice to double jump.
- You can press twice consecutively, or press once, and then wait a while before pressing again.
- Use your mouse left click button to select correct answers & scroll through information pages.
- This game was designed primarily for play on desktop devices.
- Game Play
- Collect the leaves and stomp on the monsters to score points.
- Avoid running into the sides of monsters or you will lose health.
- If you lose all of your health you will have to restart at the nearest checkpoint you have passed.
- Question – something we ask after experiencing a strange phenomenon.
- Hypothesis – an educated guess about the answer to the question we asked.
- Experiment – plan and conduct a rigorous test of our hypothesis.
- Analysis – an evaluation of the empirical evidence collected in the experiment.
- Conclusion – a summary that compares the hypothesis with the analysis of the actual results of the experiment.
- Dependent variable – what is measured by the scientist to track the results of an experiment.
- Independent variable – the singular variable a scientist changes in an experiment.
- Phenomenon – anything that we experience that leads us to ask questions.
- Qualitative data – things that can be described using our 5 senses (taste, touch, smell, sight, or sound) but not measured precisely.
- Quantitative data – things that can be obtained by counting or measuring precisely.
- Target Audience
- The game is suited for young learners exploring science who like to learn by playing games.
- The game has no adult themed content.
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DocDuck Scientific Method
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support
This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.