How to play GAME FOR SCIENCE in the classroom Technical questions and issues

How to play

What happens during a game session?

Your students will create a character that represents them. They can then freely explore the virtual world. Watch the tutorial to learn how to navigate in the virtual world.

What is the purpose of the game?

The goal of the game is to evolve a character by earning points (neurons). The ultimate aim is to become a Super Genius.

Is it really free?

Yes. We also offer products to promote science literacy and academic achievement in our online store.

GAME FOR SCIENCE in the classroom

Which levels and subjects can be taught using GAME FOR SCIENCE?

GAME FOR SCIENCE is suitable for use in elementary and high schools, college, and with some specialized clientèle, for a variety of subjects.

How do teachers use GAME FOR SCIENCE in the classroom?

Teachers use GAME FOR SCIENCE’s resources in several ways. Here are some ideas:

  • Use GAME FOR SCIENCE as a virtual laboratory to provide practical activity related to topics covered in class.
  • Consult our study guides. They offer classroom scenarios for many of our games. They also contain student guides, answer keys and teaching notes.
  • Introduce a new learning module with a game.
  • Use it as homework.
  • Offer your students a rewarding and motivating activity, inviting everyone to participate in our online competition :"The GAME FOR SCIENCE neuron hunt".

Do you offer study guides?

Yes! Simply select your level in the menu to the right to see if any guides are offered for the level you are interested in.

Do you provide training?

CREO offers training sessions for your teachers and educational activities for your classe. Email us or contact Geneviève Lajeunesse, production and marketing coordinator, at (514) 278-9595, ext 25.

Technical questions and issues

Do I need a special program to play?

To explore the virtual world, you need a recent web browser equipped with Flash Player version 9 or higher.

What is the minimal configuration required to play?

To explore the virtual world, you need a computer that can display a minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels. It should have a working Internet connection and run Flash Player version 9 or higher.

I connect and all I see is a black screen, what should I do?

Port 443 must be unblocked to allow the connection to the virtual world. Contact your network administrator to change this setting.

How can I contribute to GAME FOR SCIENCE?

Do you want to participate actively in the future of education (focus groups, pilot projects, experiments, etc.)? Do you have any projects in mind and would like to discuss them with us? Email us or contact Geneviève Lajeunesse, production and marketing coordinator, at (514) 278-9595, ext 25.

I have a question that is not covered by this FAQ, what can I do?

Email us or contact Geneviève Lajeunesse, production and marketing coordinator, at (514) 278-9595, ext 25.


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