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Making science video games: Spore and the misrepresentation of science.

A friend said to me, “I am trying to make a video game to create interest in engineering.  Someone told me Spore taught a lot about evolution.  What do you think?” I did play Spore and I was very disappointed.  I was angry, actually, because the things that are so cool about evolution were not [...]

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E.O. Wilson says Games are the future of Education

Dr. E. O. Wilson is interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition by Will Wright, the creator of the video game, The Sims.  Dr. Wilson is Professor Emeritus (retired) at Harvard. You can listen to the interview on NPR’s website. At the beginning of the interview, E. O. Wilson says that games are the future of education.  [...]

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