First iGAM4ER competition : the best scientific discovery games !
Some twenty international teams of students, researchers and professionals reached the Final of the International Game Competition for Education and Research (iGam4ER)
andgathered in Paris to showcase their game and drive them forward. These scientific and educational games promote learning by playing, doing or questioning.
The event was be hosted in Paris on December 14th and 15th 2013 by the Carrefour Numérique at Cité des Sciences, concurrently with a temporary exhibition on video games.
With one goal: make science available and teach with scientific discovery games, low-cost research experiments, “crowdsourcing”, and citizen science.
Visitors could also witness the creation of a game during the “game jam” (jamshaker.com/paris), whose participants had access to the local fablab to make physical objects.
Relive the event through some pictures(iGAM4ER gallery)