Debian Games Project
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Education
Debian's educational games

This metapackage will install educational games for young and older children.

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Animals
Traditional AI animal guessing engine using a binary tree DB
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You think of an animal, and this package tries to guess it... when it's wrong, you teach it about your animal.

To be more flexible and help educational aspect this game does not contain an initial database. This also allows it to be used for non animals like guessing of tools or locations.

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Atomix
puzzle game for building molecules out of separate atoms
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Atomix is an educational game designed for GNOME in which one has to build molecules, ranging from simple inorganic ones to some extremely complex organic ones, out of separate atoms.

The first levels can be rather easy, but added complexity always comes with the next level, so that several minutes (or much longer than that) can be spent on each single level.

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Basic256
educational BASIC programming environment for children
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BASIC-256 is an easy to use version of BASIC designed to teach young children the basics of computer programming. It uses traditional control structures like gosub, for/next, and goto, which helps kids easily see how program flow-control works. It has a built-in graphics mode which lets them draw pictures on screen in minutes, and a set of detailed, easy-to-follow tutorials that introduce programming concepts through fun exercises.

Childsplay
Kolekce výchovných her pro vaše děti
Maintainer: Markus Koschany
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Childsplay obsahuje zábavné paměťové aktivity učící děti zvuky, obrázky, písmena a čísla najednou; také zde najdete úkoly trénující používání myši a klávesnice, různé skládačky, pong, pacman a třeba kulečník.

Gamine
Interactive game for young children
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Gamine is a game designed for 2 years old children who are not able to use a keyboard.

The child uses the mouse to draw coloured dots and lines on the screen.

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Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
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GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

This is a transitional package that depends on the new series of GCompris releases (rewritten using Qt). It can be safely removed once gcompris-qt is installed.

Granule
flashcard program for learning new words
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Granule is a flashcard program that implements Leitner cardfile methodology for learning new words. It features both short-term and long-term memory training capabilities with scheduling.

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Pysiogame
educational activity pack for kids
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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pySioGame is a set of educational activities and games for children aged between 3 and 10. The activities are grid based and can be played all in a single window. pySioGame includes maths, reading, writing, painting, and memory activities.

Pysycache
Educational game to teach children to use the mouse
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A collection of activities based on simple objects, photographies, numbers and letters with their sounds in different languages. The activities make children practice on clicking, double-clicking, drag and drop, moving and identify the mouse buttons. From its website many packages can be downloaded to add new photos and text to the activities.

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Tuxmath
Matematická hra pro děti s Tuxem
Maintainer: Holger Levsen
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"Tux, of Math Command" (zkráceně "TuxMath") je vzdělávací hra s Tuxem, maskotem Linuxu! Vychází z klasické hry "Missile Command", ve které musí Tux ochránit svá města. To se mu podaří pouze řešením matematických problémů.

Tuxtype
Vzdělávací hra psaní na stroji s Tuxem
Maintainer: Holger Levsen
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TuxTyping je vzdělávací hra s výukou psaní na stroji a hvězdou Tux, linuxovým tučňákem. Hráč se snaží provést Tuxe tak, aby snědl ryby, které padají shora z obrazovky. Každá ryba na sobě má určité písmeno. Jakmile hráč toto písmeno stiskne, Tux se přemístí tak šikovně, aby snědl onu rybu. Hra se snaží děti naučit psát na klávesnici. Mimo to, obsahuje i velmi obtížné úrovně, které zvládnou jen ti nejpokročilejší písaři.

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Xball
Simulate bouncing balls in a window
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A simple educational game that simulates bouncing balls in a window. Gravity, elasticity, and ability to collide can all be adjusted.

Young children enjoy watching the balls bounce around the screen and are fascinated by the program. This is an ideal program for teaching rudimentary mouse skills to very young children.

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