Game to Develop Understanding of Calculus Concepts
Created by the game developer Triseum, which grew out of the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University, the learning game Variant: Limits is designed to assist high school and college students with the intuitive understanding of calculus concepts, which they must apply to save a planet from powerful geomagnetic storms. The game features an immersive 3D world that allows players to manipulate objects by mastering calculus principles and theories, directly connecting mathematics and gameplay. The compelling narrative and high-stakes adventure provide clear goals and motivation to succeed. Intuitive feedback and game interaction allow players to explore at their own pace. Intelligent game analytics let teachers monitor student engagement and provide insight into player progress. Teachers can see Variant: Limits in action by requesting a link to a free demo.
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