Globaloria STEM Games Competition (Senator Rockefeller and Students)

Game Making and the Scientific Method (Sarah Ellen, 12th Grade)

Understanding Mathematics (Ryan & Malachi, 7th Grade)

Combining Engineering and Art (Angela and Vicky, HS)

The 2012 Finalists have been announced!

The World Wide Workshop and West Virginia Department of Education,
in collaboration with the ESA Foundation and Adobe,
and U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller as Honorary Chair announce:
Grand Prize
Game Designer Kit (Laptop and Adobe Flash software) for each member of the winning team!

Letter to Competitors from Honorary Chair Senator Jay Rockefeller

Printable Competition Flyer and Rules
Competition FAQ | Judges | Helpful Tips | Checklist


Fall Course
  1. Registration:
    October 11, 2011
  2. Paper Prototype:
    October 11, 2011
  3. Game Demo:
    November 18, 2011
  4. Game Presentation:
    January 20, 2012
  5. Final Game:
    January 30, 2012

Full-Year Course
  1. Registration:
    November 18, 2011
  2. Paper Prototype:
    November 18, 2011
  3. Game Demo:
    February 16, 2012
  4. Game Presentation:
    May 26, 2012
  5. Final Game:
    June 6, 2012

Spring Course
  1. Registration:
    February 1, 2012
  2. Paper Prototype:
    February 15, 2012
  3. Game Demo:
    March 16, 2012
  4. Game Presentation:
    May 26, 2012
  5. Final Game:
    June 6, 2012


Play the Winning STEM Games from 2011
See the Press Release for the 2011 Competition Season

Winners will be chosen based on:
1. How well the game works (Technical quality)
2. How well the game-making process is presented (Production quality)
3. How well the game represents STEM knowledge and facts (Research quality)
4. How well the game teaches STEM content (Content quality)
5. How well the game is designed (Artwork and animation quality)
6. How well the team collaborates (Teamwork quality)

Globaloria West Virginia students making games about STEM topics are eligible to enter:

* Biology
* Physics
* Earth science
* Environmental science or climate
* Energy
* Chemistry
* Human anatomy and physiology

* 21st century skills
* Computer repair
* Software applications
* History and evolution of technology
and technological discoveries
* Communications policy

* Computer science
* Robotics
* Land, air, sea, or space travel
* Agriculture
* Architectural drafting
* Algebra
* Geometry
* Trigonometry
* Finance, budgeting and accounting
* Calculus
* Statistics or probability

The World Wide Workshop thanks our 3rd Annual STEM Games Competition partners:

Entertainment Software Association   Adobe    BrainPOP  State of West Virginia   West Virginia Department of Education EA

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