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Calling all future scientists!
Welcome to Toca Lab! Explore the colorful and electrifying world of science and meet all 118 of the elements from the periodic table.
Discover elements by experimenting with the lab tools!
* Take your element for a spin in the centrifuge.
* Warm them up in the Bunsen burner.
* Put the element on ice with the cooling agent!
* Add a drop or two of mysterious liquids from the test tubes.
* Change their voltage and make them magnetic with the oscilloscope.
Each element has it's own personality. In Toca Lab, what does Neon sound like? Is Gold heavy or light? Is Nitrogen squishy or hard? Explore, inspect, and study each one and let us know! Can you find all 118?
The time has come, future scientists, to head into the lab to explore and discover. Put on your lab coat and protective eye gear because things are about to get experimental!
Toca Lab is a place for playing and having fun, and with it we hope to inspire kids to explore science. While the periodic table in Toca Lab is accurate, the way new elements are created is not. Instead, it’s a fun way to experiment, discover and create curiosity in the world of science. Toca Lab is just a starting point for further exploration!
ABOUT TOCA BOCA
At Toca Boca, we believe in the power of play to spark kids’ imaginations and help them learn about the world. We design our products from the kids' perspective to empower kids to be playful, to be creative and to be who they want to be. Our products include award-winning apps that have been downloaded more than 130 million times in 215 countries and offer fun, safe, open-ended play experiences. Learn more about Toca Boca and our products at tocaboca.com.
What's New in Version 1.0.4
We gave our quirky lab a quick polish and fixed an issue where music would disappear on certain devices running iOS9. It's all gone now. Phew!
From a parent/teacher perspective
While I love the concept and the immediate interest my 9 year old showed in the periodic table, I am annoyed that the actual names of the elements are nowhere to be found.
App does not give very good directions and the descriptions I read online, implied that they would be learning more about each element. She completed the chart in a few hours and actually pulled up another periodic table on the computer to see what the elements were. When you click on the elements in the table, they just make little sounds, why not have them say their name... or at least have the name show up on the clipboard at the bottom of the screen? This way they would be learning more useful information, while having fun.
Very cute app, just could be better.
Great fun intro to chemistry
I agree with the previous review. The only reason why I gave it only 4 stars is because the actual name of the element should be included. I have to constantly look it up for my very curious 5 yr old son who WANTS to know the name! Please let the next update include the full name of the elements. And maybe why some have leaves etc, and what the little symbols that accompany the elements mean. PLEASE. My son wants answers. Do not underestimate the curiosity of young children!
Great way to introduce kids to science.
I know game is not scientifically accurate but my daughter still loves it. She completed the whole game and she was so happy. After play Toca Lab she is now interested in doing her own experiments and discovering new things. I gave it 4 stars because it would be great to have the elements full name available and not just the abbreviation, otherwise it's a great game and thanks for introducing my 4 year old into science.
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- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Jun 01, 2016
- Version: 1.0.4
- Size: 170 MB
- Languages: English, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: Toca Boca AB
- © Toca Boca
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.