Reach for the Sun

science learning game that teaches about plant growth & structures

Reach for the Sun is a stunningly illustrated plant growth learning game aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Science standards. Through delicately constructed gameplay, players are tasked with growing their own plant from a seedling, defending it against insects, and helping it survive
to the end of the year. To achieve victory, players must help their flower endure till the end of the year, exploring topics like photosynthesis and plant life cycles along the way.

See how one teacher used Reach for the Sun in their classroom to improve plant biology interest and knowledge among students.

GENRE

STRATEGY

SUBJECT

SCIENCE

PLATFORM

PC (STEAM),
WEB BROWSER

AGE

ADOLESCENT

ART

2D

Best in Show

GAMES+LEARNING+
SOCIETY, 2014

Best Gameplay

GAMES FOR CHANGE AWARD WINNER, 2013

GAMES FOR CHANGE

Concealed beneath a smooth interface, a beautiful art style, and a really fun set of core-mechanics, Reach for the Sun, while certainly a successful game for the classroom, excels even beyond through the total consideration given to its design.

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