Teacher Review For Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game

Fun way to learn about simple machines and problem solving.

Mona E.
Technology coordinator
Huntington High School
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
I use this app with my students when I teach a unit on simple machines. It is fun and requires problem solving and a knowledge of simple machines.
My Take
I really like this app. Students learn a lot about simple machines and it really helps with their problem solving skills. It's hard to get them to stop playing.