Education

NASA World Wind is a graphically rich 3D virtual globe for use on desktop computers running Windows.

developer Developer: NASA
license License: NASA Open Source Agreement
operating systems Operating System: Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP)


Fully-featured GNU gradebook: an application for tracking student grades for teachers.

developer Developer: Norbert de Jonge
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: GTK+ 1.2.0 or later


GCompris is an educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10.

developer Developer: Bruno Coudoin
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: Linux, Win


Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer.

developer Developer: Stellarium
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)


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.

developer Developer: celestia
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: 32-bit MS Windows (95/98), All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Linux, OS X


The Solar Model is real time modeling of solar system.

developer Developer: ffsoftworks.com
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP)


A drawing program for young children with sound effects, a cartoon character, and fun 'rubber stamp'/'stickerbook' pictures.

developer Developer: tuxpaint.org
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: 32-bit MS Windows (95/98), 32-bit MS Windows (NT/2000/XP), All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), All BSD Platforms (FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD/Apple Mac OS X), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Fr