Gravity Apps, Games, and Websites

Few scientific concepts are as fundamental as gravity. With these physics favorites, kids can observe, experiment with, and better understand how gravity has us all in its grasp.

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APP

Hovercraft - Build Fly Retry

age 7+

Cool 3-D modeling, racing, and revision; lots of ads.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2015)
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GAME

Max and the Magic Marker

age 7+

Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows (2010)
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GAME

Gravity Ghost

age 8+

Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.

Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows (2015)
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APP

Gravity Guy

age 8+

Force-flipping game is challenging for kids and adults.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2010)
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GAME

LittleBigPlanet - PS Vita

age 8+

Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.

Platforms: PlayStation Vita (2012)
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APP

Rotate & Roll

age 8+

Challenging but loads of fun. Control gravity with a twist.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2011)
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GAME

World of Goo

age 8+

Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows (2008)
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GAME

Airscape: The Fall of Gravity

age 9+

Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.

Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows (2015)
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APP

Isaac Newton's Gravity HD

age 10+

Trial version of game has great puzzle creator.

Devices: iPad, Android (2012)
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APP

Monster Physics

age 10+

Colorful graphics, fun missions engage as kids experiment.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2013)
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GAME

Portal 2

age 10+

Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.

Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360 (2011)
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GAME

Planet Mechanic

age 11+

Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.

Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows (2013)
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GAME

Luna's Wandering Stars

age 12+

Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.

Platforms: Mac, Windows (2015)
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APP

SimpleRockets

age 12+

Space-science physics game a blast for budding engineers.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2014)
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GAME

Gravity Rush

age 13+

Quirky and fun gravity-shifting game has strong heroine.

Platforms: PlayStation Vita (2012)
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