Note: The web version of BumperDucks requires Adobe Flash Player, which can be downloaded from, to be installed. Adobe Flash Player is compatible with all modern web browsers. If it doesn’t work, make sure your web browser is updated, or try running the game in a different web browser.

These ducks need your help! Help them reach tasty treats across the pond, but watch out for obstacles! Turtles, frogs, and logs will try and knock you off course. It isn’t easy, but pond friends are there to help! Think you’re up for the challenge? 

BumperDucks is an educational physical science game that will help teach players about what happens when two objects collide and how mass impacts the acceleration of an object.

BumperDucks is available as a website for desktop and laptop computers. For use on iPad, download the application from the Apple App Store.

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This game was funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations contained in this work do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Education or other funders.