ExoTrex Sneek Peek
Our Newest Science Space Adventure Game ExoTrex™ Episode 1 featuring: Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi as Dr. Burke
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Ready for a Scientific Space Adventure?

The human race is on the brink of extinction and it’s up to YOU to find a new, habitable planet. Use the revolutionary B.E.A.K.E.R. (Basic Element Analysis Kinetic Energy Reactor) fuel cell developed by universe- renowned scientist Dr. Gerald Burke to evaluate exoplanets and find humanity a new home. The adventure will require your best chemistry and critical thinking skills. Are you up to the challenge?

Puzzles and problem-solving exercises empower students in grades 8-10 to engage in active thinking and deeper learning as they build college and career readiness across STEM content areas
• Physical Sciences • Planetary Sciences • Mathematics
• Literacy • Analytical Thinking • Problem Solving

Standards Aligned: Next Generation Science Standards (Physical and Planetary Sciences Grades 8-10); Common Core State Standards, Literacy (Science and Technical Subjects Grades 8-10)

Suitable for HTML5 Compatible Browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

Featuring Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi as the voice of Dr. Gerald Burke

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Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi: • Astrophysicist, Inventor, Educator • Chief Science Officer at Discovery / Science Channel
• Star of Outrageous Acts of Science  • Associate Professor Florida Institute of Technology

ExoTrex™ was made in association with Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi (Discovery/Science Channel) and the Burke Family

 

The ExoTrex™ story is told in episodes.  Each episode is a stand-alone game that can be played by itself.

Available Now: ExoTrex™ Episode 1

Coming Summer 2017: ExoTrex™ Episode 2

For Educators:

Available Now: In Episode 1, your students will demonstrate an understanding of atomic and subatomic structures as well as practice balancing chemical equations in order to power the ship. In addition, students will analyze the Earth’s atmosphere, show understanding of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy and demonstrate knowledge of our solar system map. Your students will love this immersive STEM experience while they have a hand in helping humanity in the not-too-distant future!
Future Releases: Extrotrex will challenge your students to not only learn to power the ion propulsion ship, but also to sample the planetary characteristics of known and unknown planets as they analyze, evaluate and make recommendations for an alternative to Earth.
Coming Soon: lesson plans with extension activities and corresponding standards for each in-game activity.

 

Every ExoTrex™ purchase contributes to our “Get One, Give One” summer learning loss prevention program, #GOGOLEARN: for every game you get, we give a game to an underserved student. Click here to learn more.

 

This game is compatible on most recent HTML 5 browsers.  It has been tested on the following desktop/laptop browsers:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari (on Mac computers)

Chromebook compatible: Yes

Mobile Device compatibility using mobile browsers:

  • Ipad Series 3 : Yes
  • Ipad Series 2:  No
  • Iphone: No
  • Android tablets: Tested on Kitkat device

Coming Soon

The ExoTrex™ game has a series of fun facts on chemistry and planetary science presented by the character Dr. Burke during the game play.  These fun facts with the voice over by Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi are a great way to engage the classroom on a daily basis when preparing to use the game or in your lesson planning.  You can view them all on our YouTube Fun Facts Playlist


Game Intro Scene

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