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How piles of quokkas are teaching kids this National Science Week

Teaching kids environmental science by placing hundreds of quokkas into an environment in this educational game and livestream

August 20, 2021 8:50 AM

Dr Michael Kasumovic is an evolutionary biologist at UNSW and founder of science education organisation Arludo who this week is taking to Twitch as part of National Science Week to teach kids through video games.

Quokkapocalypse is a free game developed as part of the Sydney Science Trail that shows the impacts of predators and prey in an environment as you balance the populations.

You can watch the livestreamed event which is in partnership with the Australian Museum on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/arludo at 3:00PM Sunday 22nd August Australian Eastern Standard Time.

The music in this episode is Guitar House by Josh Pan.

Pixel Sift is produced by Viv Thum, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

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