Game on with climate science
For teachers looking to deliver a climate-change message in a different way, games developer Red Redemption has come up with a global strategy game called Fate of the World. The PC game has four challenging missions with more than 40 hours of gameplay, all involving aspects of climate science. For more information, visit www.fateoftheworld.net
Back-up made easy
Plextor has launched a range of new lightweight hard drives designed to help students or teachers to back up their data. They include a compact 162g portable hard disk, with a capacity of 500GB, which comes with a lightweight aluminium case. All of the drives can be instantly connected to any USB device without the need for an additional cable. For details, go to www.ingrammicro.co.uk
Frog supports reward system
Learning platform supplier Frog has added the school rewards system Vivo Rewards to its software line-up. Frog customers will be able to access Vivo widgets through the Frog platform and check pupils or the schools' rewards balances through their own personalised "dashboard". Visit www.frogtrade.compartners for more details.