Get your hands dirty. Time to start making. Free, remixable apps by Field Day.


Researchers, teachers and students use ARIS to make mobile games, tours and interactive stories.



Use Siftr to make fieldwork easy. Got five minutes? Anybody can make a Siftr.



Create your own digital field guide, no coding required.



Field Day makes apps that change the way people see the world. play around, or remix them.

Welcome to Lakeland

Build a farm community without destroying your lakes.


Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

Unravel the stories behind mysterious artifacts at the museum.


Lost at the Forever Mine

Use math and scientific modeling to escape an abandoned planet.


The Yard Games

Teach Science with free, beautiful games on the web.


Discover IceCube VR

Journey deep into space to track down the source of a neutrino


Atom Touch

Explore how atoms work with this tactile simulation. 8+


Alien Gardener

Save a martian colony through research.


The N Game

Explore the complicated Nitrogen Cycle with this board game, 16+


Dominique Lark Teaches like a gamer.



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Field Day Courses

Online courses to teach you make stuff with Field Day tools like Siftr and ARIS



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Teacher Fellowships

You’ve got superheros in your school but even superheros need support. Join project based PD with Field Day.


We are Field Day

What if kids had the same curiosity and sense of discovery that drives the best researchers at universities? We foster that wonder by creating learning games, virtual reality experiences and citizen science apps. Teachers and subject experts work with us to design fun ways to connect people to research. Our mission is to explain big ideas in playful ways, bridging the gap between the university and the public.

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Teach with apps & games

Are you a teacher looking to use games & apps? Take an online course or join a fellowship for Professional Development.

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What we Make

We make learning games, virtual reality experiences and citizen science apps.
All our games, apps and courses are free and available online.

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Who we work with

We literally work with the most interesting people in the world.

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We work with scientists, researchers, teachers, artists, story tellers, and all-around rad people to make things together to impact our communities.

from the blog

Anne Lynn Gillian Daniels and Dane Morgan from MRSEC turn a Science Lab into a Game called AtomTouch

AtomTouch allows learners to explore principles of thermodynamics and molecular dynamics in an tactile, exploratory way. The game was developed to help students understand the structures and attributes of particles at the molecular level.

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Seth McGee’s Prairie Plant Companion app increases speed and accuracy for plant identification in the field

When Seth’s students use this app they start becoming real botanists! The students are significantly more efficient and accurate in the plant identification with this Prairie Plant Companion. We leverage human skills at visual pattern recognition, and computing’s ability to sort and filter to create a new approach to teaching students. exploratory way.

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Folklorist Ruth Olson creates new kind of app to help students discover local culture

Professor Ruth Olson noted that students new to anthropological research often consider “culture” to be what “others” have. With this app, Olson helps students to “see themselves as cultural beings” creating digital maps of their very own folkloric elements here at the UW.

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Julie Sykes teaches French with post-apocalyptic augmented reality app

Julie Sykes, from University of Oregon used our ARIS tool to make this post-apocalyptic game. EcoPod is mobile game that teaches students to speak French. Julie’s team relies on good storytelling to keep this “choose your own adventure” game interactive and thought provoking.

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