Start playing with science!

February 6, 2012 at 4:40 pm Leave a comment

Spongelab Interactive, an online science education company, has been awarded an Honourable Mention by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their interactive Build-a-Body human anatomy game. The award was published in the February 3, 2012 issue of Science and is featured on the NSF website.

“Our model addresses the education world’s need for an advanced teaching tool with no payment required,” says Spongelab founder Jeremy Friedberg.

Spongelab educational games offer easy-to-understand interactive models to encourage in-depth understanding of complex science. In Build-a-Body, players interact with a virtual anatomy lesson by recreating biological systems within a human form.

Build-a-Body took honours in the Interactive Media category of the Visualization Challenge 2011, the third time Spongelab has won an NSF award. In 2009, Spongelab won First Place for Genomics Digital Lab: Cell Biology. They also took First Place for Genomics Digital Lab: Plant Cells in 2008. Spongelab has been a global leader in developing innovative learning technologies, with awards from the United Nations and published three times in the Journal of Science.

All of Spongelab’s award-winning content is available for free on Spongelab’s global science community. To start using all the features, animations, interactives, images and games, sign up for a free account at and start playing with science.

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