This is a game proposal that could be included in Edubuntu, it teaches kids about velocity, angles, gravity, physics, ballistics, external factors, mathematical calculation and estimation, etc in a fun, easy and entertaining way.
You can play versus the computer or against another player.
You both have a cannon each, your goal is to fire a cannon ball that hits the enemy cannon which destroys it, then you win.
To hit the target you have to decide the angle of the cannon and the velocity of the cannon ball. You must use the right angle and velocity to hit the target, else you will miss.
This teaches kids physics by ballistic trajectory of a projectile with variables such as velocity, angle and estimation of where the cannon ball will hit.
You may also need to take into account external factors and put into consideration stuff such as terrain and wind and compensate for this.
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