An award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. Along with paintbrush, shapes and text, Tux Paint includes a "stamp" feature to add pre-drawn or photographic imagery to pictures, and a set of "magic tools" that provide filter effects (like blur, tint and waves) and interesting drawing tools (like train tracks, bubbles and grass). Tux Paint includes a collection of "starter" images, both coloring-book style and photo-realistic, and a large collections of stamps are available as a separate download. Additional content can be added by parents and teachers, or downloaded from 3rd parties. Tux Paint is available for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Haiku operating systems.
A planetarium software that shows a 3D simulation of the night sky
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.
An educational tool for designing and simulating digital logic circuits, featuring a simple-to-learn interface, hierarchical circuits, wire bundles, and a large component library. As a Java application, it can run on many platforms.
A circuit simulator with graphical user interface (GUI)
Qucs is a circuit simulator with graphical user interface. The software aims to support all kinds of circuit simulation types, e.g. DC, AC, S-parameter, Transient, Noise and Harmonic Balance analysis. Pure digital simulations are also supported.
An interactive viewer for three-dimensional chemical structures.
Over 10,000,000 page views! Jmol/JSmol is a molecular viewer for 3D chemical structures that runs in four independent modes: an HTML5-only web application utilizing jQuery, a Java applet, a stand-alone Java program (Jmol.jar), and a "headless" server-side component (JmolData.jar). Jmol can read many file types, including PDB, CIF, SDF, MOL, PyMOL PSE files, and Spartan files, as well as output from Gaussian, GAMESS, MOPAC, VASP, CRYSTAL, CASTEP, QuantumEspresso, VMD, and many other quantum chemistry programs. Files can be transferred directly from several databases, including RCSB, EDS, NCI, PubChem, and MaterialsProject. Multiple files can be loaded and compared. A rich scripting language and a well-developed web API allow easy customization of the user interface. Features include interactive animation and linear morphing. Jmol interfaces well with JSpecView for spectroscopy, JSME for 2D->3D conversion, POV-Ray for images, and CAD programs for 3D printing (VRML export).
A Logo programming environment for Microsoft Windows
A Logo programming environment for Microsoft Windows operating systems. FMSLogo (contrasted with other Logo dialects) has an easy-to-use GUI that encourages learning, especially for young children. FMSLogo was once called MSWLogo.
Real-time 3D visualization of space
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
Free music notation & composition software
MuseScore is the leading free & open source music notation software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is easy to use and makes beautiful sheet music. MuseScore is often praised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale. Support MuseScore at http://musescore.org/en/donate Like MuseScore on Facebook: http://facebook.com/musescore
Dictionary for Mobile Information Devices and PCs
DictionaryForMIDs is an dictionary application for cell phones, tablets and PCs. The dictionary is completely installed on the device ("offline dictionary"), i.e. after installation there is no need for an internet connection. DictionaryForMIDs can be set up for any dictionary, for any language, or for any other lookup-purpose. The DfM-Creator tool is used to set up a dictionary for use with DictionaryForMIDs.
Free church worship presentation software
Open Source Worship Presentation Software. This project has moved to Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/openlp
"Tux, of Math Command" is a math drill game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. Lessons are included from simple number typing through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative numbers. It is intended for kids ~4-10.
Wikipedia offline & more
Kiwix is an offline reader for Web content. It's especially intended to make Wikipedia available offline. With Kiwix, you can enjoy Wikipedia on a boat, in the middle of nowhere... or in Jail. Kiwix manages to do that by reading ZIM files, a highly compressed open format with additional meta-data.
Biblatex is a LaTeX package which provides full-featured bibliographic facilities
Educational Software for children aged 2 to 10.
GCompris is a high quality educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game oriented, but nonetheless still educational.
forma.lms is a Learning Management System (LMS), opensource lms
forma.lms is an open-source, web-based elearning platform (learning management system - LMS), used to manage and deliver online training courses. It's focused on corporate training needs. The projects forma.lms ((aka formalms) was originally created as a fork of Docebo CE v 4.0.5. The support comnunity of forma.Lms is active on http://www.elearningcommunity.net
Standards Compliant Learning Management System
ATutor is an Open Source Web-based Learning Management System (LMS), designed with accessibility and adaptability in mind. Author interoperable e-learning content, provides social networking, and adheres to standards. Put your courses online.
eFront LMS is an easy to use, visually attractive, SCORM certified, Ajax powered, eLearning and talent management platform.
Open Source Learning Management System
Claroline is collaborative learning environment based on PHP/mySQL. It allows teachers or education institutions to create and administer courses through the web. The software provides group management, forums, document repositories, calendar, SCORM,...
iTest is a Qt application consisting of a Server and a Client designed for easy computerised examination.
Easy-to-use print report library and designer
QtRPT is the easy-to-use report engine written in C++ QtToolkit. It allows combining several reports in one XML file. For separately taken field, you can specify some condition depending on which this field will display in different font and background color, etc. The project consists of two parts: report library QtRPT and report designer application QtRptDesigner. Report file is a file in XML format. The report designer makes easy to create report XML file.
Graph is a program used for drawing graphs of mathematical functions. It is easy to use while having a lot of features and settings. Official web site is located at http://www.padowan.dk
eAdventure (formerly <e-Adventure>) is an authoring tool for the creation of point-and-click games, especially designed for educational purposes. eAdventure is SCORM compatible so eAdventure games can be integrated with LMS like Moodle. More info at: http://e-adventure.e-ucm.es
A collection of interactive educational exercises
eduActiv8 is a free Open Source multi-platform educational application that aims to assist in learning various early education topics - from learning the alphabet and new words, colours, time to a range of math related subjects. eduActiv8 is a continuation of the development of the pySioGame project just under a new name. It is being developed on GitHub at: https://github.com/imiolek-ireneusz/eduActiv8 but 'compiled' releases are published here. Currently, it is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux. Also ported to Android, however, its best used on tablets, mobile phone screens may prove a little bit too small to use certain activities: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.eduactiv8.eduactiv8
ILIAS is a web base learning management system (LMS, VLE). Features: Courses, SCORM 1.2 and 2004, mail, forum, chat, groups, podcast, file sharing, authoring, CMS, test, wiki, personal desktop, LOM, LDAP, role based access, see http://www.ilias.de/
Educational Activities for Kids
!!!! IMPORTANT !!! pySioGame project has been renamed to eduActiv8 - please visit new project page at: https://sourceforge.net/projects/eduactiv8/