Monday, July 17, 2017

Feds Spend $224,999 on ‘Clean Water’ Video Game

Children can 'right environmental wrongs' of fictional town
 


The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a video game about clean water. The computer game will help children "right the environmental wrongs" of a fictional town. A grant for the project was awarded last month to Meadowlark Science and Education, a company that makes STEM video games in Missoula, Mont. The target audience of the new environmental health video game is 5th and 6th graders, who will use the game to sharpen their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills while increasing their "awareness of the importance of clean water."...more

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