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Cool Tools | GameDesk’s GeoMoto and Pangean

14 Nov

edtechdigest.com

CREDIT GameDeskAn innovative learning games organization just released a couple of new and novel interactive gaming titles for education, GeoMoto and Pangean. Their embodied learning experiences allow players to create and manipulate geographic features with movement. For the IOS, Android, and Leap Controller/PC platforms, GeoMoto and Pangean allow players to learn through direction and movement by creating geographic features by pulling, smashing and grinding tectonic plates and moving entire continents. The games emerged out of research and development and performance testing supported by The National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Science, the Betty Moore Foundation, as well as the Science and Entertainment Exchange. Working in collaboration with content experts from Bill Nye the Science Guy, LucasArts, Cal Tech’s Tectonics Observatory and Boston University, GameDesk merged its assessment-driven and game-based learning design practices to foster deep conceptual learning of various geosciences subjects. GeoMoto, which is now currently available in the Apple App…

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