Children use video games to explore science in two NSF-funded projects

University of Illinois educational psychology professor H. Chad Lane received $3.2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation for two projects that use the game Minecraft to boost underrepresented students’ interests in science and technology. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer
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Children use video games to explore science in two NSF-funded projects
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Children use video games to explore science in two NSF-funded projects
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University of Illinois educational psychology professor H. Chad Lane and his team of researchers believe that the future of humanity rests in the hands of scientists so young that they currently have homework assignments and bedtimes.