A bunch of Math games

@joe_bower said he was looking for some decent math games online and couldn’t find any. I remembered that I used to make math games all the time so I fired off a bunch of links back. I decided it was worth gathering all those links into one spot. Who knows, maybe some of these old games are useful.

Good for teaching about perspective: Labyrinth

Gives students a feel for how fraction operations work: Fractions operations

Practice operations and solve a number puzzle: Countdown

See how simple rules result in much complexity: John Conway’s Game of Life

Practice factoring numbers & remember prime numbers: Factors!

Just a fun spaceship game (similar to Asteroids): Spaceship game

Useful for recognizing some similar fractions: Horse Races

Really just algebra practice & puzzle solving: Algebra puzzle

More of the same type as practice as above but quadratic algebra: Quadratic algebra puzzle

Look at patterns when moving rings: Towers of Hanoi

Try a variation of the classic logo programming language: Logo Programming

 

 

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3 Comments

  • @MAttledding wrote:

    You missed my all time favourite: lure of the labyrinth ( http://labyrinth.thinkport.org/www/ ) for pre-algebra students (12ish) There is a bit of a pre-amble, but the game is really well designed, useful, and engaging.

  • David Wees wrote:

    This is actually a list of math games I’ve created, but please feel free to share resources that you like. The more the merrier really.

  • cool math games wrote:

    Very good list. I will check these out.

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