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iPad Apps Review: Germ Blaster

Germ Blaster

Why We Like It: It's a game, where you shoot germs. And if you choose the wrong weapon, you get sick and croak. What's not to like?

Above, a one-minute screencast of actual game-play, featuring germs, viruses, tapeworms and everything that your students would need to know about killing them.

Cost: Free
Publisher: The Rice University Center for Technology and Teaching
Ages: 9+
Keywords: science, STEM, how germs work, medicine, gaming