Although climate change, the need for careful use of energy or rare materials has a visible presence in off- and online media, engagement levels among youths are still very heterogeneous. Game development is one way to draw in youths who are not overly concerned about climate change but could still contribute to alleviating the situation. Game development has the advantage that there is a literally playful interaction with the problem.
Short description
Although climate change, the need for the careful use of energy or rare materials has a visible presence in off- and online media, engagement levels among youths are still very heterogeneous. Game development is one way to draw in youths who are not overly concerned about climate change but could still contribute to alleviating the situation. Game development has the advantage that there is a literally playful interaction with the problem.
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broadening participation
Path

/material/from-social-games-to-data-manual

Target audience
Group size
25 in groups of 4 to 5 each
Age group
15 to 16
Time frame
6 events à 4 hours