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Collisions


by PlayMada Games
GRADES / High School (Grades 9-12), Middle School (Grades 5-8)
PRICING PLANS / Other, Free
PLATFORMS / Web Browser, iPad App, Android Tablet App

Digital game for high school chemistry

Overview

Collisions is a tablet-based chemistry game where students play with the building blocks of chemistry. The goal is to learn more about how electrons, atoms, molecules etc. affect each other in real world chemistry. Collisions costs between $149/year and $1,150/year, depending on the number of classrooms using the tool.

APPROACH

Students use Collisions to play through several chemistry subject areas. Each area has a separate game, but the games have interconnected levels. In one, students arrange atoms to form molecules. The program gives students a limited number of atoms to work with, and they must use them to form a certain molecule. In the game, atoms interact with each other as they would in real life: In one example in a demo video, a Nitrogen atom will not bind with an Oxygen atom, if only three electrons are shared.

The game provides students with small bits of feedback to help them improve and check their work. For example, the atom-combining game will count the numbers of electrons in a shell to demonstrate to the student whether she has combined them correctly.

PRICING

Pricing for Collisions depends on the number of licenses:

  • Single classroom: $149/year, up to 35 students
  • Multi-classroom: $395, up to three classrooms; $750 up to six
  • School: $1,150 for use for multiple classrooms in a building
  • District: Custom pricing

WHO’S USING IT?

According to the company, over 11,000 students are using Collisions in 400+ US classrooms. 

EDUCATOR REVIEWS

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School Type: High School

1) The graphics could improve slightly, but not by much!!! (2) Multiple users could increase (3) Make this more challenging by increasing the ...

PRODUCT VIDEOS

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EDUCATOR REVIEWS

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School Type: High School

1) The graphics could improve slightly, but not by much!!! (2) Multiple users could increase (3) Make this more challenging by increasing the ...

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Chen Teacher. School Type: High School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population, 1:1 Devices

Chromebooks access using touchpad. Not just a website

Include a log in so teacher can follow progress of students.

Add a game module so students can com...

PRICING PLANS

Other

Educational institution subscription plans - PlayMada Games offers several annual subscription options that provide educators and students access to Collisions. All subscriptions include: Access to the exploratory Sandbox and leveled gameplay Challenges for each content area. Access to both the app and web versions. Game progress saved between play sessions. Single classroom - $149/yr For use by a single teacher and 1 class of up to 35 students. Multi-classroom (small)-$395/yr For use by a single teacher with two to three classes of up to 35 students each. Multi-classroom (large)-$750/yr For use by a single teacher with four to six classes of up to 35 students each. School - $1,150/yr For use by multiple teachers with classes of up to 35 students each within a single school site. Multi-School / District - Custom quote provided upon request For use by multiple teachers with classes of up to 35 students in multiple schools within a single school district.
Can be purchased by Teacher, School Leader, or District Administrator.

Free

Free version - The free version allows access to the Atoms Sandbox and Challenges.
Can be purchased by Teacher, School Leader, District Administrator, Student, or Parent. - We sell in-app upgrades and/or content (one-time)

TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

This product is accessible via a web browser.
This product is available as a native application on the following devices:
Android Tablet App
Download available at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.PlayMadaGames.Collisions
iPad App
Download available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/collisions-play-chemistry/id1132644631?ls=1&mt=8

PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES

Audience

For Students For Students
For Teachers For Teachers

Characteristics

Assignable Assignable
Game-based Learning Game-based Learning
Supplemental Supplemental

Subject Matter

Chemistry Chemistry