Tami's Tower 4+

Let's Think About Engineering

Smithsonian Institution

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings
    • Free



It’s lunch time and Tami, the golden lion tamarin, is hungry! Help Tami reach the delicious fruit by building a tower. But watch out! Other animals can cause Tami’s tower to topple over.

From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is an educational engineering design game that will help teach your student how to design a solution to a problem using basic engineering design principles.

Educational features:

• Aligned to educational science standards for kindergarten through second grade
• Designed for emergent readers
• Grounded in educational psychology research
• Metacognitive prompts provide students an opportunity to monitor and assess their own confidence
•  Teachers can assess student responses to metacognitive prompts through an in-game
summary screen
•  In-game tutorial to teach students how to play
• Introduces students to engineering design principles
• Students will learn how the shape of an object can help it function as needed to solve a problem
•  Students can reflect on previous attempts to improve design
•  Students can design a level in Sandbox mode
•  Designed to be used in the classroom or at home

What’s New

Version 1.5

Performance improvements and bugfixes.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Theriches99 ,

Had fun playing

Wish there were more levels, this was entertaining, i also wish you got rated out of three stars on your design per level kinda like other games. Wish I knew the number of trys while doing the levels. Also the screen doesnt rotate when flipping the game on the phone.

Bsl75 ,


Helps every one in family learn more

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