Wild animals meet augmented reality
DATA + FUN TECH = Lively learning to inspire a lifetime of conservation.
--Up to 50% of species could be extinct by 2050
--Almost every child is exposed to a zoo or aquarium - a vital touchpoint that can inspire a lifetime of passion for wild creatures and the places that need to be protected.
--Understanding the conservation role that zoos and aquariums are playing can multiply this impact.
--54%+ of students say they get more involved in classes that use technology and say they wish instructors used more educational games to teach.
As we face an era of extreme biodiversity loss, it is critical that the K-12 audience becomes aware of the crisis and what they can do to help. This game will help raise awareness of the importance of wildlife conservation and the essential role that zoos and aquariums are playing. It will also improve student engagement by connecting them with causes they care about while learning through innovative game play in augmented reality.