KerbalEdu is an official school-ready standalone* remix of the award winning game Kerbal Space Program. The game is available for everyone to purchase and has been enhanced with features that help integrate it into the classroom*. Players assist the lovable-but-hapless Kerbals as they build rockets and carry out orbital missions. Students master real-world physics and engineering skills as their understanding of STEM concepts blast off!
*No previous purchase of Kerbal Space Program required. *Game is also available at a discounted price for educational institutions. Available for PC Mac Linux
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Built on top of the hit indie game Kerbal Space Program developed by Squad, KerbalEdu unleashes student creativity with an iterative design approach to learning from mistakes. A perfect fit for physics and math curriculums in higher levels. Can also be used for any age group to demonstrate physics concepts and motivate students to engineer creative solutions through experimentation.
Both KerbalEdu and Kerbal Space Program are in active development and receive regular updates. Designed by teachers for teachers, KerbalEdu includes additional tools for educators to create custom mission scenarios, and key visual features intended to facilitate student understanding of the forces involved in orbital physics.
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Another KerbalEdu update is out! This update is mostly about bringing KerbalEdu up to date with the current version of Kerbal Space Program, 1.0.4. It contains mainly bugfixes, both in the base game and in the edu features.
Improvements and fixes related to the edu features are listed below. For the improvements and fixes in the base game since 1.0.2 see http://wiki.kerbalspaceprogram.com/wiki/1.0.3 and http://wiki.kerbalspaceprogram.com/wiki/1.0.4.
You can now set KerbalEdu to create the savegame files to a folder outside the installation directory. You can specify this directory by creating a file named edusettings.cfg in the installation directory and writing there the line:externalSavesDirectory = your/external/saves/directoryIn addition to yaw a