2021 Poster - reFEWSing to give-up: reflections on a multi-year project to develop educational video games based on scientific models

Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Games, Simulations, and Interactives, Public Programs, Afterschool Programs, Summer and Extended Camps
Audience: 
Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Undergraduate/Graduate Students | General Public | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Ecology, forestry, and agriculture
Organization:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Description: 

This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting.

The project's goals are to:

  • Develop systems thinking skills in youth
  • Increase understanding of sustainable agricultural systems
  • Raise awareness of STEM careers related to agricultural systems
  • Leverage scientific research models and data for educational video games
  • Use the Corn-Water-Ethanol-Beef System as a model for interconnected Food, Energy, Water Systems (FEWS)
Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Award Number: 
1639478

Team Members

Deepak KeshwaniDeepak KeshwaniCo-Principal Investigator

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