Game way to learn

13th July 2007 at 01:00
THE GOVERNMENT has launched a new online game to help GCSE pupils understand the threat of climate change.

Operation: Climate Control is billed as an innovative and exciting multi player game. The independent games developers Red Redemption designed it to educate 15- and 16-year-olds about the impact of climate policy and help stimulate a change in attitudes.

Gobion Rowlands, the managing director, said: "The threat that climate change poses to us all can hardly be understated and it is crucial that young people understand the problem and are enthused to help find solutions.

"We realised there are a very limited set of resources for school kids that deal with climate change in a way that teachers can build it into their lesson plans. Operation: Climate Control builds on our experiences and feedback from the Climate Challenge game to give children some difficult scenarios to deal with in a fun way."

* www.operationclimatecontrol.co.uk

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now