￼Explore a captivating digital playground in this tantalizing puzzle game. Children ages 5-8 manipulate gears, chains, rods, and pulleys, to pull themselves through each level, which teaches them how different mechanisms affect one another when constructing a machine. This DIY experience is perfect for the young maker in your life!
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Seven Academy is a multi-award winning app developer whose games have been highly acclaimed by Children’s Technology Review as well as Parents’ Choice. The company’s mission is to provide children with enjoyable early-learning activities using the latest technologies. Its team members, many of whom are young parents or teachers, strive to produce tools that motivate and inspire children to learn, play, and progress.
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ABOUT CRAZY GEARS
Explore a captivating digital playground in this tantalizing puzzle game! Children manipulate gears, chains, rods, and pulleys, to pull themselves through each level, which teaches them how different mechanisms affect one another when constructing a machine. Each reasoning challenge was carefully designed to adhere to the theories of educational technology pioneer, mathematician, computer scientist, and designer of the first programming language for children, Seymour Papert.
“The best use of games is to leverage their tendency to enhance learning”- Papert
Recommended Ages 5-9
As a child, Papert fell in love with gears. Their movement fascinated him in every way and inspired his career. Crazy Gears was conceived not only as a tribute to him, but with the hope of providing a child with the inspiration to discover and understand the physical properties of mechanisms found in their everyday lives. Such complex notions include, tension, motion, and gravity. We achieve this by encouraging the child to manipulate the objects in each level to determine how they work together to accomplish a goal. Interactions with technology give kids the power to construct their understanding of STEM subjects in meaningful ways. Here we engage them in play that does just that!
• No rules
• No explicit instructions
• Kid Friendly Design
• Powerful Artificial Intelligence
• Seamless Interaction
• Multiple Language Support
• Crash Resistant Design
• Bold, bright colors
• Automatic Memory
STEM TOPICS EXPLORED
• Mechanical Systems (simple and complex)
• Action and Reaction
• Motion (circular, rotary, and reciprocating)
• Torque and Speed
• Mechanical Advantage
Seven Academy’s mission is to provide children with enjoyable early-learning activities
using the latest technologies. Our team members, many of whom are young parents or
teachers, strive to produce tools that motivate and inspire children to learn, play, and progress.
We take your child’s privacy very seriously, for this reason, we are proud to offer a product
that is certified COPPA compliant by PRIVO.
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If you have any support requests, comments, or questions do not hesitate to contact us at
[email protected] or visit the Seven Academy Online Community at
sevenacademy.com. We’d love to hear from you!
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.