Technology in School

How to Train Your Dragon (While Learning Science)

Jul 13, 2015

HOW TO TRAIN A STEM GEEK: Looks like Hiccup is learning more than just how to train a dragon. For the past two years, DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature, has teamed up with educational game developer, Jumpstart, to build a series of science games based on the film. "No kid wants to come home from school and do more schoolwork," Jumpstart's chief revenue officer tells Fast Company. But if you can fly a dragon and learn scientific principles without even knowing you’re learning, it’s a winner." Here's the most plausible explanation we've found so far about the science of fire-breathing.

Technology in School

How to Train Your Dragon (While Learning Science)

Jul 13, 2015

HOW TO TRAIN A STEM GEEK: Looks like Hiccup is learning more than just how to train a dragon. For the past two years, DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature, has teamed up with educational game developer, Jumpstart, to build a series of science games based on the film. "No kid wants to come home from school and do more schoolwork," Jumpstart's chief revenue officer tells Fast Company. But if you can fly a dragon and learn scientific principles without even knowing you’re learning, it’s a winner." Here's the most plausible explanation we've found so far about the science of fire-breathing.

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