video games

SciTech Now Episode 529

In this episode of SciTech Now, discovering the craft of video game storytelling, NASA’s dying robot and the impact of 3D printing on medical devices.

V-R Meets The E-R

V-R meets the E-R, Virtual Reality is no longer just for video games. The Medical Industry is utilizing the Technology to teach students how to react during health emergencies. Let’s see how researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are using the V-R System.  

Teaching kids through gaming

At the Millstone Township Middle School in New Jersey, the future problem solvers club have developed some helpful learning tools for students with disabilities. This group of middle schoolers created seven different video games in earth science, math and social studies to supplement after school learning.

SciTech Now Episode 409

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at one ranger helping sea lions; women in space; the massive iceberg that broke free from Antarctica; and teaching children through gaming.

SciTech Now Episode 313

In this episode of SciTech Now, a new winter sport that is designed to adapt to climate change; a mechanical engineer and a physical therapist teamed up to develop a device that helps stroke victims relearn how to walk; the grandson of Charles Lindbergh is pioneering clean, quiet, sustainable flight; and video games are helping […]

Using video games to cope with chronic pain

A growing body of research highlights the numerous cognitive benefits of playing video games. Now, researchers at the American Pain Society are saying that video games can even help alleviate pain.  As a result an increasing number of organizations are getting video games in to the hands of patients undergoing medical treatments.

SciTech Now Episode 235

This week on SciTech Now, each and every one of us has a personal microbial cloud wafting around us — but what is it made of?; marine garbage patches are harming our ecosystem; how a popular video game is helping students engage with a variety of topics; and an underwater robotics program that teaches kids […]