In BioDive, students are marine biologists using Google Cardboard VR headsets to travel to international dive locations. They will study the impact of abiotic factors on biotic factors across diverse marine ecosystems and then document their learning into their digital science journal.

As students move through the experience, they toggle between their own personal digital science lab journal ( and expeditions in the field, including the Eastern Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, and Indo-Pacific Oceans. They will make observations, collect data, collaborate with fellow scientists, and synthesize their knowledge to write a formal hypotheses about the impact of variables on changes to different ocean ecosystems. Players must have access to the digital science journal to view more than the first scene.

BioDive was developed by a team of science teachers and scientists to model the process of scientific inquiry and discovery. Students use their VR goggles to make observations and use their laptops to manipulate data and to synthesize their observations to demonstrate learning.

This game was created by an award winning team co-founded by a practicing marine biochemist. BioDive was developed with support from the National Science Foundation!

What’s New

Version 1.5

* Fixed restoring player so that if there is no connection, it restores the user's progress and allows them to continue playing (at least the scenes they had access to)
* Fixed spelling of Conus purpurascens
* Dive Scene - Reports to Dashboard if they have seen different types of snails now.

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Pathetic pear ,

This was very unhelpful

I was trying to have my son learn about the birds and the bees and this app did not do anything. I’m too scared to explain it to him myself so I thought an app would help. Please make an app that helps with describing human reproduction so me and my wife can feel better about ourselves. Thank you for nothing.


Killer Snails LLC
489.3 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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