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Computer game teach students mathematics

A computer game that aims to get students interested in the oil- and gas industry was showcased at his week’s Offshore Technology Days (OTD) in Bergen. SIM Subsea wants to teach students mathematics in a fun and innovative way. BTO has contributed to the launch of the game.

The intention behind the game is to give an introduction to the oil and gas industry for students in 10th grade and first year of high school. In addition, the teaching goals for mathematics is included as part of the game, making the game both exciting and educational.

“The game should be so exciting, that the students want to play the game also on their spare time”, says project leader, Tone Røkenes, to Sysla.

BTO’s contribution includes helping the team to choose the right supplier for the game, business development etc.

The game has been funded by the county authority in Hordaland, NCE Subsea and Bergen University College. Partners in the project are The City of Bergen, VilVite Science Centre, Renatesenteret, Vest Næringsråd, MediArena, Business Region Bergen, One Subsea, Aker Solutions, FMC Technologies and «Virkemiddel for regional innovasjon» (VRI) directed by The Research Council of Norway.

Read the full article from Sysla here: Skal lokke ungdom under vann med dataspill (no longer available).