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Homeschool Special: Become a Scientist by playing Videogames! (Stage 2, Stage 3)

Live Event
29
Mar

Join Associate Professor and Founder of Arludo, Michael Kasumovic to learn more about how Arludo can turn your students into Scientists by playing video games


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

In this virtual excursion you will:

  • Play an Arludo game 
  • Learn more about the Ingenious program
  • Find out about the National Game Design Challenge – where your students can pitch their own game design concept based on a scientific question or problem

 


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Arludo


Event Details

Date & Time

  29-Mar-2023    11:45AM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

1 Hour

Price

Free

Curriculum

Primary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Living World

Presenter Bio

Michael Kasumovic is an Associate Professor in Evolutionary Biology at UNSW Sydney and the Founder of Arludo. He is an award-winning researcher, science communicator and educator, with a long track record working with students at the university, secondary and primary levels.
His research ultimately gave rise to Arludo in 2015, which has since developed 30 science-based mobile games for educational purposes, with over 300,000 downloads and 10 million scientific data points collected through student gameplay.
Through Arludo, his mission is to increase interest in STEM topics and improve scientific thinking for students of all genders, ages, and socioeconomic levels.

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (29-Mar-2023 11:45AM).

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Technology and Materials Requirements

This virtual excursion will run via Zoom. A device with internet connectivity with the capability of streaming video is required.

Attendees can choose to have their cameras enabled or disabled, but all microphones will be muted.

The virtual excursion will include a live presentation and time for a Q&A. Questions can either be submitted as part of your DART booking form or in the Zoom chat.

All student participants must be supervised by a teacher or parent/guardian for this virtual excursion.

More Information About This Event

In this virtual excursion you will:

  • Play an Arludo game 
  • Learn more about the Ingenious program: https://arludo.com/ingenious-program/ 
  • Find out about the National Game Design Challenge – where your students can pitch their own game design concept based on a scientific question or problem. More information about Arludo’s National Game Design Challenge including FAQs, Terms and Conditions and how to register can be found here: https://arludo.com/gdc2023/ 

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Arludo

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Email: [email protected]

Website: https://arludo.com/

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