Teacher Review For Monster Physics

Learning Physics Concepts in a fun way!

Matthew C.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 4
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 3
Support 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use this app in teaching my students stability and motion. It is a super fun and addicting way to allow students to safely build and test creations in a virtual physical environment. Students observe how things react in collisions and with gravity. The students always want to play this app. It is great for introducing and showing examples of physics principles. It is also great for early finishers.
My Take
I highly recommend this app to teach physics principles. I would say that you would probably need to look the app over and then you can ask the students to find examples of certain principles, for example, kinetic or potential energy, or certain types of collisions. If there isn't some structure, then it can just end up being lots and lots of playing.