If you can imagine it, you can build it with TinkerBox.
TinkerBox is a fun, free-to-play physics puzzle game. While it is full of interesting science facts and teaches basic engineering concepts, TinkerBox is more than just educational!
Take the tools in your hands to explore your creativity and imagination with Invent mode. Build outrageous machines, share them with your friends, or download popular inventions online.
Stretch your brain through the devious Puzzle mode. Get immersed in physics-based puzzles and mechanical concepts, where your only hope for success is your creative problem solving.
|TinkerBox HD||Free||Compatible with iPad.|
There’s been a lot of talk about makerspaces, but the problem with makerspaces is that they require space, and sometimes you just don’t have that. Although an app will never replace an actual maker space, TinkerBox does a pretty good job. To quote their website, “If you can imagine it, you can built it with TinkerBox.” The app includes different modes and in the free play mode you can use pulleys, levers, and more to create machines and learn some basic physics concepts. There is also a series of puzzles that you can work to solve…
I homeschool and my 8th grade son LOVES Tinkerbox. If I were to describe it, I might call it a Rube Goldberg on the iPad, but that really doesn’t do it justice. Go see it for yourself! It’s fun.