Thoughts from a 7 grade student
Agents of Discovery launched at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, December 12, 2016. Our Agents are busy even in the depths of winter!
Agents of Discovery launched Agents of Water October 17th at Hansen Dam, Southern California.
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Agents of Discovery unveiled its new Move to Play & Learn mobile game on June 4, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
Students volunteered as the first to try out the game at the National Mall!
Here's what they had to say about Agents of Discovery!
Take a look at this exciting news coverage of youth testing the Agents of Discovery mobile game at the iconic Griffith Park in Los Angeles.
“Agents of Discovery connects young people to their public lands. Conservation and stewardship remain as important as they were when the Forest Service was founded 110 years ago. We are helping to translate and deliver these values through games and technology, the language of kids today.”
- Michiko Martin,
Director, Conservation Education, U.S. Forest Service
“At Land Between The Lakes, we are SO excited to begin offering this fun game to our visitors. It really gets you moving - walking the trail, and discovering nature first hand”
- Sharon L. Waltrip
Southern Region Conservation Education Coordinator, US Forest Service
“Outdoor physical activity is vitally important for children and youth, and thanks to the Agents of Discovery app, young Angelenos can explore the park and use technology to engage with the natural environment”
- Mitch O’Farrell
Councilmember, City of Los Angeles, District 13
“ The Edmonton Valley Zoo is so excited to have our Mission up and running! Agents of Discovery is a unique opportunity for visitors to learn more about the zoo in a fun and interactive way. Our hope is that this will encourage more people to get closer to the animals and find out about some of the zoo’s other initiatives. ”
- Jasmine Spraakman
Education Program Manager, Edmonton Valley Zoo
“I think Agents of Discovery is a wonderful way to encourage children, especially with their families, to play together, spend quality time outdoors, and learn about our natural world. I believe that learning about nature and its resources plants an important seed for caring and conservation. ”
- Andrea Traganza
Rio Vista Park, Peoria Arizona
“ Agents of Discovery has enhanced how visitors, young and old get to know their natural neighbors in Pearce Estate Park! The Bow Habitat Station Mission is getting people outside, piquing their interest and giving them the tools they need to explore deeper! . ”
- Robyn Rush
Pearce Estate Park
2016: National Association for Interpretation Media Awards - 2nd place in the Digital Media category.
2016: European Conference on Game Based Learning - Best App-Based Game, 3rd place overall.
2015: Beacon Award from the American Recreation Coalition for the imaginative use of gaming to engage young people.