Join Ansel, the friendly intergalactic photographer from the exotic planet Virtoos, and Clair, a brilliant Virtoosian robot as they learn about the Earth’s environment, pollution, and how we can positively impact our home planet.
Embark with Ansel & Clair as they create their own green utopia while progressing through 18 wonderful levels of gameplay. Each level requires creativity, problem solving, and a sense of fun!
◆ PLAY: 18 unique game levels, which combine fun, creativity & problem solving. Complete missions to unlock rewards. Clear trash, plant, water, move, sell trees, catch the coal plants dumping pollutants, clean and free birds stuck in oil, earn GreenBucks to buy your rewards (NO in-app purchases!).
◆ CREATE: Your own Green utopia: plant 50+ trees, landscape accents, and environment savers!
◆ EXPERIENCE How changes around your island result in an increase in pollution (forest fire, air pollution from coal plants and vehicles, pesticides seeping into water, methane from cows, oil spill off the coast, acid rain, hole in the ozone.
◆ SOLVE: Fix or mitigate environmental challenges: Replace chemical pesticides on the farm with good bugs Reduce carbon footprint – add a solar panels and windmills Buy a skimmer to clean up an oil spill Clean the birds covered in oil, Add a bike path and public transportation to reduce vehicle pollution Plant fast-growing miscanthus grass that can be used to make alternative fuels
◆ LEARN Through Multiple ways Create, experience, fix, see, hear (dialog & songs), and read (Clairvision Deeper Dive fully supported by audio) How changes outside your island still impact you as neighboring islands, Folksville and Smokey Island evolve and change over 18 game levels From 9 fun little songs that explain pollutants] Make real world connections: E.g., Oil Spill off Green Island – Exxon Valdez; Sign the 3 Island Protocol to stop using ozone products – Montreal Protocol
Accolades received by Ansel & Clair’s Little Green Island: "One of the best science apps in iTunes" USA Today Dr. Toy 10 Best Children's Technology Products of 2013 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award - 2013 Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products of 2013 2014 CommonSense Media - Overall Design Award 2014 Tillywig Toy Award Winner 2014 Family Choice Award Winner
What Critics are saying about Little Green Island: "This app deserves to be on every kid’s iPad! …Little Green Island is the epitome of the much touted gamification approach for educational purposes" - Teachers with Apps
"5 Stars -This app seamlessly bakes its ecology learning into a sim that puts kids in charge of their learning. Ansel and Clair: Little Green Island is a fun, highly visual, and interactive way to connect kids with caring for the environment." CommonSense Media
"This is the epitome of a thoughtfully-designed, well-crafted app from an outstanding developer. It definitely earns a Top Pick"- Fun Educational Apps
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