## STEM Video Game Challenge

### STEM Video Game Challenge

Ages 6 - 8

PBS KIDS, in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), participated in the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge, an annual competition to motivate interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning among America's youth by tapping into students' natural passion for playing and making video games. Congratulations to the student and educator winners of the PBS KIDS category!

• ## STEM Video Game Challenge

#### Platforms:

• Online Game

Description
Destroy the falling target blocks by forming sums by clicking on adjacent number blocks. The game features multiple speeds and difficulties, an award system, and unlockable bonus blocks!

Learning Goals
Increase addition fluency (speed and accuracy) for single-digit and two-digit sums.

• ## STEM Video Game Challenge

### Animal Inequalities

#### Skills:

• Counting,
• Data Analysis,
• Measurement,
• Numbers

#### Platforms:

• Online Game ,
• Mobile

Description
Fish are swimming in the ocean. Help the shark eat the larger number of fish.

Learning Goals
Comparing quantities to identify greater than, less than, and equal to.

• ## STEM Video Game Challenge

### Math Race Mania

#### Skills:

• Numbers,
• Subtraction

#### Platforms:

• Online Game

Description
I am lost! Help me reach my house by correctly solving basic mathematical problems.

Learning Goals
Learning basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

• ## STEM Video Game Challenge

### Speedy Math Train

#### Skills:

• Subtraction

#### Platforms:

• Mobile

Description
All aboard for the Speedy Math Train! Solve equations and tap on the correct train as it rolls by.

Learning Goals
Practice and improve basic arithmetic skills and speed.