London Transport Museum
The London Transport Museum (LTM) asked us to design a digital activity that would foster engineering skills as well as teamwork, creative thinking, and communication among 7-11 year olds. In collaboration with Telent and the LTM Learning Team, we developed a screen-based interactive game that supports 1-4 players and features participants designing London bus routes and programming traffic lights. Provisional testing indicated the game was engaging and promoted the desired learning outcomes. Through tinkering, the Bus Bots activity inspires adaptation, creative problem solving and teamwork skills. Nevertheless, we recommend additional testing with 7-11 year old children in the museum setting to identify further refinements.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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Civil and Environmental Engineering