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Lever Physics is a challenging, math, physics and equilibrium-based game for upper elementary school / middle school students, high school teens and grownups where you must place and balance weights (fun items and characters) on a ‘seesaw-style’ beam connected to the ground by a pivot (fulcrum). Playing against the clock, you must place any available weights onto the lever (beam), and try to keep it perfectly balanced in the middle.
Some quick physics revision: A lever is a simple mechanical device which consists of a beam or stick or rod, and helps to lift weights with less effort. To be effective (as a lever), it must have a support to pivot on. This pivot is called a fulcrum. Levers can then be used to exert a large force over a small distance at one end of a structure by exerting only a small force over a greater distance at the other end of the same structure (beam). (Physics teachers - Brief correction welcome here if needed..!)
The Law of Equilibrium: A lever is in equilibrium when "the load" and "the effort" balance each other. The effort (weight) multiplied by its distance from the fulcrum = the load (weight) multiplied by its distance from the fulcrum. This law of equilibrium is true for all classes of levers.
For example, 2 pounds of effort exerted 4 feet from the fulcrum will balance 8 pounds located 1 foot on the other side of fulcrum. This effort times (multiplied by) distance about the fulcrum is the "Torque" (rotational force).
Back to Lever Physics Flash game!: Don't be fooled by the fun and playful imagery in this load balancing brain-teaser! It is a tricky, analytical thinking puzzle and logic problem solving challenge that requires good observation skills and hard thinking combined with mathematical and engineering solutions.
This interactive, point-and-click activity allows some trial and error (by quickly placing, removing and re-positioning weights) but you definitely cannot delay your decisions for long as the clock is ticking fast! Ok Balancing Master, can you ‘lever’ yourself to the top of the class?
Calling math, engineering and physics game fans who enjoy thinking outside the box - both children and adults! Libra is a multi-level, equilibrium-based physics game and online creative thinking exercise where you must strike a balance on a classic, two-sided scale by adding an equal (or close to equal) weight of Tetris-style blocks on each side.
Featuring a whopping 48 levels, your analytical and lateral thinking skills are sternly tested as you attempt to balance the scales amid some quirky rules and stipulations (for example, complete horizontal rows of blocks on a scale get eliminated from the equation).
This demanding, interactive mathematical and creative thinking challenge requires logic, the ability to think creatively and use your imagination to solve the problems, prediction skills, and the key ability to learn from your mistakes (adding, removing, and re-positioning weights is commonplace).
Engineering enthusiasts and science game buffs should be in their element here, while this game could also be used by teachers as a helpful cognitive development activity and creative thinking reinforcement exercise for elementary school students, middle and high school aged children. Now, are you the one who will finally bring balance to proceedings?
Pit your considerable wits against a challenging visual and strategy-based puzzle with a massive 300 LEVELS! Stream Master Unlimited is a fun yet tough brain teaser game for kids, teens and adults where you must carefully connect pairs of colored bubbles together on a large grid. The tricky part is that you must use EVERY square on the grid, and the colored lines between your bubbles cannot cross paths.
This cool online ‘connect the dots’-type activity can be played on desktop, laptop, notebook, and provides a stern test and exercise of your visual and problem solving (analytical) skills. Good observation skills and concentration are really essential here, as well as bucket-loads of determination! Have you got what it takes to make it all the way to Level 300?
You will definitely need your thinking cap for this one! Cloudy is a difficult physics and timing-based puzzle game for older kids, teens and grownups where you have to plan out a safe, logical route for a paper plane to cross a dangerous, cloud-filled skyline. Your loyal little paper plane travels along a white-dotted pathway, and your goal is to successfully manipulate that pathway so that your projectile makes it safely from the left hand side of the game screen, all the way over to the right hand side. The catch however is that your paper plane must collect all of the randomly-positioned Gold Stars in order to progress to the next level.
This highly-stimulating and tricky brain teaser activity requires good concentration levels and creative engineering skills, a healthy amount of patience, and plenty trial and error! You have to strategically and meticulously create a simple flight trajectory for your paper aircraft, which is certainly easier said than done with these pesky clouds blocking your way, as well as having to collect all of the Stars, and confined spaces to work with. Your problem-solving skills must come to the fore to figure out a safe and secure flight path through the often treacherous skyline. Have you got the puzzle busting skills to reach Cloud 9?
How quickly can you enter numbers to break the code under intense pressure while playing the part of a cheeky rogue? Art Thief is an unusual yet fun code-breaking puzzle game (based on deductive reasoning) where you have to quickly and logically figure out the 3-digit code that instantaneously switches off an alarm system so that you can grab and run off with valuable loot (paintings from prestigious museums). In this suave virtual world, your character is a normal, corporate office worker by day, and the world’s most notorious art thief by night, attempting daring heists in some of the most renowned galleries! Known only as ‘The Specter’, you have scrupulously designed a state-of-the-art code breaking gadget that handily indicates whether your 3-digit guess is ‘higher’ or ‘lower’ than the real alarm code in that gallery. Through a series of logical guesses and quick reactions, you try to crack the alarm code to switch off the laser system, and steal the painting!
Yes, stealing is obviously wrong and totally unacceptable in real life, but the best police officers and detectives have to be able to re-trace the steps and actions of the cunning criminal in order to solve the crime, and restore some sense of justice. This stimulating brain exercise allows you to be the villain of the day in an intense environment, and requires deductive logic skills, a good memory, fast mouse-clicking reactions, an enthusiasm for number crunching and problem solving under pressure, a clear strategy, and patience! Each time you enter a 3-digit code, you only get a ‘higher’ or ‘lower’ clue as to the exact code combination, so you have to be clever in the subsequent numbers you enter. Guess what? The more valuable the painting – the less time you have to work on the code! So, have you got the skill and desire to break the code? Good luck – and just don’t trip that alarm!
Ball Puzzle is an arcade puzzle and skill-based game for both little kids (in the early levels) and older kids (in the higher levels). Based on a simple idea and grid, this activity may prove a visually tricky brain teaser for some players. This online maze-style challenge requires good observation, careful analysis and strategy, and exercises your analytical thinking skills. Here, you have to carefully observe the playing grid in each level, and figure out the correct path that enables a small red ball to reach a green exit portal. The catch is that your rolling ball travels along the tiled grid either horizontally or vertically, and continues moving until it impacts with a blue block; you must use these blocks to your advantage. Can you find a solution to each level? Happy problem solving!
Monkey Go Happy 4 is the fourth episode in the hugely popular Monkey Go Happy series of fun, thinking and skill-based puzzle games where you have to solve a series of point-and-click adventure brain teasers (mini-games) in order to delight a family of 4 cute cartoon monkeys (this time including Grandpa monkey) who are easily upset. Maurice and his family of cranky primates are desperate to see some tricky puzzles solved, so it’s up to you as usual to save the day, and to turn their frowns into radiant smiles! Test your patience, concentration and observation skills, adaptability, problem solving ability, reflexes, pinpoint accuracy, determination, and more with challenging interactive mouse-clicking tasks that may well have you scratching your head!
Find solutions to mini-arcade games, step-by-step puzzles, fun shooting tasks, and a whole host of interesting random challenges where you have to creatively use different tools, find hidden objects, and generally try to figure out a quick answer to each puzzle using your visual thinking strategy skills. This original and highly entertaining brain game is a very good match for kids & teens who enjoy puzzle activities with a twist, or anyone of any age who loves to try to solve fun yet difficult online brain teasers! There's no time to monkey around though! Let’s get the problem solving action started! Can you laugh as loud as these monkies when you finally crack each puzzle? (Also, can you find the original Monkey Go Happy game, Monkey Go Happy 3, and a few others in the series of funny monkey mini-games on this site? They are certainly worth playing!)
Help Santa Claus deliver gifts (sometimes called presents in the North Pole) to some good children who are sound asleep by creating an intricate pathway from the chimney all the way down to the living room of the house! Santa’s Chimney Trouble is a challenging maze-building puzzle game where you have to use your engineering know-how and problem solving skills to aid a lost and bewildered Santa Claus deliver his precious gifts this Holiday Season! Poor Santa suddenly finds himself in a new neighborhood where the chimneys haven’t been properly constructed, so he needs your help to quickly build a brick passageway from the roof to the living room using an array of differently-shaped blocks. As usual, Santa is in a hurry, so your chimney passage construction needs to be complete as soon as his reindeer land on the roof in each level.
This highly-stimulating and innovative brain teaser game requires very quick and decisive thinking (you have less than 90 seconds to construct your passageway each time). You have to make snap decisions regarding where each piece of your passageway should be placed (each ‘pipeline-style’ block is normally different in design from the next). You really need to see the bigger picture here to help ensure that Santa can crawl successfully through to the living room. Ok, there’s no time to waste! It’s really up to you to save Christmas for these kids and Santa!
Three bewildered farmyard animals lost in an underground labyrinth filled with tricky platform levels… what could possibly go wrong? Home Sheep Home 2: Lost Underground is a highly-stimulating and entertaining puzzle adventure and strategy game for kids and teens where you have to guide three different-sized sheep (Shaun, Timmy & Shirley) through 15 challenging brain teaser-style platform levels. Each sheep has its own unique attribute; Shaun can jump very high, Shirley can push large objects, and Timmy can squeeze through small spaces. You have to strategically utilize each sheep’s individual skill in order to engineer a solution where all 3 make it to the end of each level. Teamwork is the order of the day, and our three fluffy companions have to work closely together if they are to escape this perilous underground situation!
This eccentric online problem solving game (based on the hilarious stop-motion animation TV show Shaun the Sheep) requires deft keyboard tapping skills combined with logical and analytical thinking skills aplenty as you have to cunningly create pathways, remove obstacles, flip switches, open doors, and more! Your fast reactions are also important as your may have to quickly hop from one ledge to the next, while you also need to be tactful in your movements. Assigning specific duties to suit each sheep is the key to a successful run. Let’s hope Shaun and his buddies aren’t in for a ‘baaaaaaad’ day! Are ‘ewe’ ready for action? Happy problem solving!
Boombot is a cool, fun and highly challenging physics-based puzzle game where you have to carefully maneuver an indestructible little robot to an Exit Portal using powerful and controlled explosions. Your brave little Boombot buddy cannot move on his own, so must rely on your pinpoint bomb placement skills, and the effects of an explosion/detonation (a sudden release of energy that causes powerful pressure waves through the air in the immediate area) to propel him toward the Exit Portal.
This addicting online brain teaser is also an exhibition of controlled power and force, where you must blast Boombot up and over obstacles, through brick walls, and down steep ravines. Boombot should prove an instant hit with those who enjoy educational puzzle activities based on the laws of physics, or anyone who simply likes a good-old online game of fun explosion making! This game could also be used as a good activity for exercising spatial awareness, as well as your timing skills, observation skills, problem solving judgment, fast reactions, and patience. You only have a relatively confined space to work in, so the accuracy of your explosive placement is key. Ok Explosive Expert – let's get ready to have a blast!
Don’t let your day just float away! Clear a pathway, control the flood, save the villagers! Flooded Village is an innovative and original engineering-based puzzle game where you can really test your quick-thinking & problem solving skills by having to carefully manage the flow of a large body of water through a grid-based village. You play the role of ‘Flood Manager’, and have to carefully and methodically remove and re-position blocks and obstacles in order to direct the flow of water so that stranded pirates can float/sail, and plants can grow into trees. At the same time, you must also protect vulnerable villagers by making sure they don’t get swept away by the powerful gush. This highly-challenging brain teaser tests your creative engineering skills, strategic planning, good decision making, quick reactions, and more. It could also be a fun interactive activity for young players interested in themes such as irrigation, water treatment, construction, urban planning, and simply finding logical solutions to everyday global problems.
Jubinha Tic Tac Toe is a new version of a simple and classic puzzle game. The older version of this fun and addicting game required a sheet of paper and a pen. This online version is much more convenient and provides lots of enjoyable entertainment. Mark three squares in a row on the game screen. It's as simple as that! Play against the little lion Jubinha (your opponent). Have fun!
The Smurfs - Handy's Car: Have you ever wanted to build your very own home-made soapbox-style racing car? Well little Handy-man (or Handy-girl), now’s your chance to show off those manufacturing engineering skills! The Smurfs – Handy’s Car is a fun and challenging building game for kids where you have to carefully piece together a wooden vehicle from the various parts in Handy the Smurf’s garage. Ensure you assemble the car parts together accurately and with precision – this little racing vehicle is certainly no toy!
Handy plans to impress his Smurf family and friends with this cool and quirky new car, but he needs your help! Carefully and methodically build the car from the bottom up in this intricate car building puzzle. Common sense is important, as you have to build the vehicle "slowly and surely" in the correct order. For example, the wheels cannot go onto the chassis before the axles! Ok Master Mechanic, it’s time to don your overalls, and get down to work. Happy car building!
Test your cognitive abilities with Brain Builder, a fun, fast-paced, point-and-click brain training game for kids, teens, and grownups where you take on 16 different, 1-minute, mini-puzzle activities. With 16 different brain building exercises - from math addition and subtraction problems to analytical and recognition-based puzzles, this game provides is a good exercise of your cognitive skills (for example - visual awareness, attention, analysis, evaluation and reasoning, processing speed, flexibility skills), your hand-eye coordination and reaction speed, and general problem-solving ability under pressure. Can you make it all the way to the end?
Footprints is a very challenging yet relaxing, multi-level, point-and-click puzzle game for older kids and adults where you must navigate (step-by-step) through a series of stepping stone maze-like grids. The catch here is that you can only use each individual tile of the grid once as you find a successful route and pathway to the Green Exit Tile.
This very interesting, problem-solving brain teaser activity for kids, teens and adults requires good analytical thinking skills, smart strategy, and patience to carefully seek and find a solution to each increasingly-complex puzzle. Deep thinkers and board game enthusiasts should enjoy the "route plotting" game play combined with the simple mouse-only controls. Learning from your mistakes (trial and error) play a big part toward solving any tricky puzzle game, and Footprints is no different.
The ambient background soundtrack also adds to the distinctive atmosphere and feel of the game. Are you ready to leave your ‘footprint’ on this challenge?
3D Suduko Puzzle - Original Japanese Sudoku game with puzzles ranging from easy to very difficult. It is very simple to learn how to play, requires no calculations, and provides a surprisingly wide variety of situations where logic is needed. Children to the elderly can enjoy Sudoku as a pass-time. The game refers to a number placement puzzle also known as "Number Place" in the US.
Geometrical Figures: This is a fun and challenging puzzle game for all ages. Create the same figure that can be seen in the top left corner of the game screen using the various shapes (triangles, squares and trapezoids) at the bottom of the screen in this addicting game. Rearrange and align the shapes in the correct order to make the exact figure that is shown. Are you up for this puzzling challenge? Think logically!
You control the button; you control the outcome! Blockoomz 2015 is a highly interactive, challenging and explosive physics and reactions-based puzzle game. Here, you must utilize smart strategy, excellent timing and smooth mouse control to blast ‘bad guy’ pink, black and grey bombs off of the game screen while simultaneously protecting the ‘good guy’ yellow bombs from harm. As Chief Bomb Expert, you must carefully decide when and where to execute each explosion.
This highly-stimulating, point-and-click arcade game requires very good analytical problem solving and creative engineering skills as you attempt to generate sufficient momentum and interaction to knock some bombs off and out of the play area. Levels are filled with platform-style hindrances as well as bombs positioned in awkward places, so a certain amount of learning through good-old trial and error is essential. A basic understanding of the effects of physics on a "suddenly disorderly environment" is also important – For example, bombs are certain to be flying through the air!
Now, let’s see how well you remain cool, calm and collected under intense pressure in this tricky, incendiary challenge!
Piu Piu is a challenging, visual awareness-based online puzzle game for kids, teens and adults where you must combine perceptual skills with careful mouse movement to maneuver a ‘blue thing’ through a series of quirky, disorienting maze levels. The concept is very simple – Collect green shapes and avoid red shapes. However, levels increase in difficulty as you progress, with the game screen becoming partially blocked, inverted, flipped upside-down, and more.
This easy-to-play yet difficult, interactive brain-teaser game requires you to focus and interpret what you see, and exercise your visual perceptual skills and analytical thinking ability to solve the problem in each level. Peculiar level arrangements take you out of your ‘comfort zone’, and force you to concentrate hard – or risk failure!
Play the original Sudoku online - Sudoku, meaning single number, was invented by an American puzzle maker in 1979, and is often referred to in the US as the "Number Place" number placement puzzle. The rules of Sudoku are very simple: Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. There is nothing more to it!
Use the Hint button if you get really stuck. Select the square you need help with, and click "Use Hint" to fill in the correct digit. You have up to 3 hints per level.
There are 75 levels in total, split up into the categories of Easy (1-25), Medium (26-50) and Hard (51-75). See if you can complete all of the levels!
There is a timer shown, but no time limit!, so you can play at your own leisure or put yourself under pressure or challenge your friends and family members.