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Keep Your Math Skills Sharp with These Fun Stem Games

Griffin Bateson / June 16, 2023
Keep Your Math Skills Sharp with These Fun Stem Games

Summer is here, which means that there is not a whole lot of math and science going through many of our heads right now. While breaks are essential, it is still definitely useful to use the math and science part of our brains a little bit. However, this doesn’t have to be in a way that is difficult and dull. Ditch the times tables worksheets and check out these stem games instead! They will both stimulate the math part of the' brain, while also providing a source of entertainment.

Best Stem Games

There are tons of stem games here at Coolmath Games that can sharpen your skills. From math, to science, to physics, you can have a fun time while keeping up all of your basic stem knowledge. Read on to learn about 5 of our favorite stem games for you to play during the summer for a fun learning experience.

Math Clash

Stem Games Blog Math Clash

Take on players from across the world in this fast-paced multiplayer game. In Math Clash, you must use your addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills in order to win. The goal of the game is to solve the basic math question presented to you in a speedy manner. Players earn points for answering each math question correctly, and the one who answers first will earn more points. Be careful though, if you answer the question incorrectly, then you will not receive any points. The first player to win two rounds will be crowned the victor. 

Math Duck

Stem Games Blog Math Duck

If you are a fan of platformer games, then Math Duck is your best answer for sharpening up your skills with stem games. In Math Duck, players must grab the correct numbers to solve the equations that are given to them. Plan out your route before you move, once you begin the round you only have ten seconds to complete it. Fill in the equation, grab the key, and get out of there!

While the aesthetics of Math Duck seem fun and friendly, it is actually a relatively difficult game to complete. Not to worry though, we have an entire Coolmath Games blog that can help newer players out. Check out the article on how to play Math Duck and start solving equations with ease.

Number Solver

Stem Games Blog Number Solver

Use the four main mathematical operations to solve get to the number 24. This means that you will have to be an expert in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Players are given 4 numbers, and they must find a way to reach the number 24 using various tactics. You will have to be creative in your problem-solving, certain levels will take a few minutes to get.

Lemonade Stand

Stem Games Blog Lemonade Stand

Combine your business and math skills to run the ultimate lemonade stand in this classic flash game. This game is all about optimizing your resources and adapting to change. If you are a fan of games like Papa’s Pizzeria or Jacksmith, then Lemonade Stand will be right up your alley. It is kind of like both of those games, just with more math involved. Balance the amount of ingredients you buy with the recipe for your lemonade to make as much profit as you can. Here's a tip – when the weather is colder, people aren't as willing to buy as much lemonade. 

Batteries Inside

Stem Games Blog Batteries Inside

If you are looking for a stem game that focuses more on the science side of things, then Batteries Inside is a great option. In this game, players must turn on every single light by matching up the voltage with the lightbulb. This will take a lot of planning and critical thinking in order to get every single light to illuminate. The game starts out with very simple problems, but quickly picks up in difficulty after just a few levels. If you are a fan of games that have a lot of moving parts, such as Sudoku, then Batteries Inside will be a fun time.

So go out and brush up on your science, technology, engineering, and math skills with these stem games. With so many fun games to play, learning doesn't even feel like a task. Just taking a few minutes each week to play a game or two will make more of a difference than you think.