The Molecularium® Project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has developed educational cartoon films, games, and apps that explore the world of atoms and molecules. The resources are aimed at young people, families, and school groups. Additional resources include images, activities, and an educator's guide. Products include:
• Molecularium Riding Snowflakes is the Digital Dome Experience that takes young audiences into the magical, musical world of atoms and molecules! A 23-minute immersive show for digital domes and planetariums released in 2005. • Molecules to the MAX! is the 3D Giant Screen Adventure for family audiences. Join Oxy and her crew of the Molecularium ship to boldly go where only atoms have gone before! A 40-minute Large Format feature film released in 2009. • NanoSpace is a web-based, virtual theme park for children of all ages! Explore the world of atoms and molecules with games, activities and short animations in a fun-filled amusement park and learning environment launched in 2012. • My Molecularium is a fast-paced, free game app that challenges players to build a wide variety of fascinating molecules from water and vitamin C to caffeine and adrenalin. My Molecularium is available for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play.
The Molecularium® Project is the flagship outreach and education effort of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Nanotechnology Center.
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