ROCHESTER, NY– The Department of Education has awarded Second Avenue Learning a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to develop a prototype of a web-based game, Transmedia: Augmented Reality Game for Essential Transfer of Science (TARGETS). The game will feature renderings of chemical elements and science terms created by Simon Basher, best-selling author of Kingfisher’s The Periodic Table: Elements with Style!, Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction! and Physics: Why Matter Matters! to teach chemistry concepts to students in grades 4 through 6. Augmented reality game cards, lesson plans, an affinity space and professional development materials will accompany the...

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