These Unity 3D Games were created by the MIT ARTEMiS visualization group in collaboration with science and engineering instructors. The games are free to use for teaching and learning. Try them and let us know what you think!

To play the games online, install the free Unity Web Player when prompted. To play a game offline, download the relevant version for Mac or PC, then run it like any other application.

Human Motion in Microgravity

Explore how an astronaut can use the physics law of conservation of angular momentum to perform self-rotations in microgravity.

Visual Earth: Plate Tectonics

Explore 3D world maps of tectonic data, the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, and the Wilson Cycle theory of basin evolution.

Visual Earth: Milankovitch Cycles

Explore Earth's cycles of orbit eccentricity and axis tilt and precession over the last 400,000 years and their effect on insolation and climate.
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”
– Diane Ackerman