Ages up to 8

Tami's Tower

It’s lunch time and Tami, the golden lion tamarin, is hungry! Help Tami reach the delicious fruit by building a tower. But watch out! Other animals can cause Tami’s tower to topple over.

From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is an educational engineering design game that will help teach your student how to design a solution to a problem using basic engineering design principles.


Educational features:

• Aligned to educational science standards for kindergarten through second grade
• Designed for emergent readers
• Grounded in educational psychology research
• Metacognitive prompts provide students an opportunity to monitor and assess their own confidence
•  Teachers can assess student responses to metacognitive prompts through an in-game
summary screen
•  In-game tutorial to teach students how to play
• Introduces students to engineering design principles
• Students will learn how the shape of an object can help it function as needed to solve a problem
•  Students can reflect on previous attempts to improve design
•  Students can design a level in Sandbox mode
•  Designed to be used in the classroom or at home
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What's New

Updated for Google Play compatibility.
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Additional Information

Updated
June 26, 2020
Size
34M
Installs
1,000+
Current Version
1.4
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Smithsonian Institution
Developer
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC 20560
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