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Description: Project Zap teachers basic aerodynamic principles with a creative rocket building simulator that puts a player’s knowledge to the test as they aim for the stars.
Skills and Ideas Taught: Project Zap teaches students the basics of aerodynamics through fun and intuitive gameplay. Students will learn how different properties affect the rocket’s performance.
Goal or Challenge: Players will be challenged to create the most efficient and effective rocket to return ZAP home safely.
Primary Audience: Suggested for sixth graders and up
Assessment Approach: Project Zap uses leaderboards to keep records of the most efficient rocket combinations.
Game Engine: Unity 3D
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8
Special Hardware: None