Online Science Games with Legends of Learning
This post has been sponsored by Legends of Learning. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.
Summer vacation is often a favorite time of year for teachers. It gives us time to recharge and gain the energy and momentum for the upcoming year. I hope my fellow teachers are enjoying their summer break as much as I am. Summer is glorious and relaxing and full of all fun things. But there is no summer break without a school year full of hard work. Today I want to share with you a wonderful new website called Legends of Learning. Legends of Learning will help your students to understand science concepts in a very fun way.
Legends of Learning is a science website with games and activities for children in grades 3-8. With more than 1000 games that cover more than 140 topics for kids, there is something for everyone. Kids can enjoy these games over the summer so they do not have too much summer brain drain. Homeschoolers can also use these science activities to learn more towards their curriculum goals. My daughter has been using the Legends of Learning games this summer to help boost her knowledge in science.
Teachers can feel comfortable using these games because they are based on the standards-based science curriculum. Each teacher will receive assessments and updates on the progress of each student in your class using the tool. Your school will see an increase in content learning from the Legends of Learning proven curriculum-based games. What other benefits will these games provide? You can read more about the benefits from playing these games, here. These games have shown to increase test scores, help students who learn at different speeds, and keep students excited about learning science. When the students in your class are more engaged, their minds are more open to learning. Your students can also continue learning at home with the Legends Academy.
Before you get started with your Legends of Learning account, you can try out the games yourself. See which games align with the curriculum you are teaching this year. Choose your favorite games and place these games, along with some assessments, into your student’s playlists. Launch your playlist and watch your students soar. When your student’s log in and start playing, you will have an easy way to track the class performance in real time, as you see the student engagement improve. Read more about the research from the Vanderbilt study that showed that games encourage engagement and academic performance here.
I am sure you would love to try these free games with your students. So, what are you waiting for? Sign up for your own account on Legends of Learning today. Signup is free and you can follow the tutorial and set up your own playlist in minutes. You can even get a free cape and be a superhero in your classroom. Visit the Legends of Learning website to learn more and share the excitement of science with your students.
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My grandkids love games of every sort, especially online games. And I love when I can find games they like that helps them learn too. So far we’ve been lucky in that they all show a special interest in science games so I think this is something I need to check out.
You should really check out these games! Your grandchildren will love them and learn so much.
I have two children within these grade levels, one that adores science and another that struggles with it. I think Legends of Learning would be wonderful for both of them!
Absolutely! Your child who struggles will gain confidence in science and the one who loves science will learn to love it even more!
Interesting! My two oldest love science. I’m always looking for new things for them.
Legends of Learning is a great way to keep up with science over summer break.
This is so cool! My niece uses computer and watching lots of videos. I think this will be good for her as she wants to play games like puzzles.
It is so much better to use computers for educational games, than watching videos!
This sounds great. I think my girls would really love it. They do love Science, so I’m sure they’d really enjoy this.
If your kids like science they will enjoy the Legends of Learning games!
Science is an interesting subject if taught properly. : Learning can be made fun through interactive games. Legends of learning seem to be doing precisely that. Nice to see Science being made interesting to kids in a fun way.
So true! If material is presented in an engaging way, kids will enjoy learning it!
Science games are so much fun for kids! I love to encourage learning via play! I am going to check these out for my son!
Learning through play is one of the best ways to learn.
I’ve never heard of these games before. I’m sure my boys would like it.
I am sure they would too!
As a homeschooler, I love this! I haven’t heard of it before, but I’m checking it out right now.
You should definitely check out these games!
I’ll have to show this to my oldest. I just set up a computer in his room.
I am sure your son will love these games!
Thank you for this post. My children love science games so this is right up their ally. This will be great for the upcoming school year.
I am so glad you found this helpful!