Games and Simulations

The UCAR Center for Science Education has a collection of games and simulations related to weather, climate, atmospheric science, and space weather education. Test your knowledge with one of our games or gain a deeper understanding of earth science through a simulation.

We have also assembled a collection of additional games, simulations, and virtual labs from other sources.

Compare Multispectral Sun Images
Compare images of the Sun side-by-side with this interactive viewer. What features can you see in ultraviolet or infrared images?
Compare solar eclipse photos
Compare photos of different solar eclipses side-by-side.
Solar Eclipse Memory Game
Test your memory while you learn about eclipses of the Sun. Click on tiles to reveal pictures of solar eclipses and maps of the path of the November 2012 eclipse in Australia. Try to find matching pairs of pictures.
A graphic of the sun and a thermometer
Sort features of the sun based on temperature or solar minimum and maximum.
Sun and Space Weather Memory Game
Test your memory while you learn about the Sun, space weather, and Earth's magnetosphere and upper atmosphere.
Sun Sorting Game
Sort pictures of the Sun and its features by temperature or by time in the sunspot cycle.