Futurecade's four games - Bacto-Lab, Robo-Lobster, Cloud Control and Space Junker - are based on scientific research happening today. Use them as a fun interactive stimulus to get your students thinking about how technology might impact on their lives.
Play the games as a starting point or hook for classroom discussion.
Download the resources below for lesson ideas, top tips and background information to help you become familiar with the science portrayed in the games:
- Teacher briefing notes: Lesson ideas
- Bacto-Lab: Synthetic biology
- Robo-Lobster: Military robots
- Cloud Control: Geo-engineering
- Space Junker: Space junk
Futurecade can support your teaching of How Science Works and help your students consider the applications and implications of science.
Futurecade has been developed as part of the Talk Science Project.