Ecological Footprint Savings
Habitat players will be asked questions about their environmental behaviours and also be provided with the amount of saving they have made undertaking real world actions. All the algorithms measuring the behaviours will be undertaken by the ISA team at Sydney University:
We will be measuring these savings in terms of Carbon/Energy (C02), Land area (m sq) and Water (L).
In order for these savings to resonate with our players, their savings will be represented in terms of the number of objects just as hot air balloons, swimming pools, barrels of oil and soccer fields they have saved.
We will be measuring the savings for individual players and as the Habitat community. Over time we hope that the savings they make as a community will be impressive and kids will be able to see what they can achieve when they work together as a unit.
There is an old African proverb we love; “If you want to go quickly do alone. If you want to go far go together.”
Sustainability expert Chris Andrew talks a little about the importance of working together as a collective:
Posted on September 20, 2013, in Algorithms, Habitat the Game and tagged Behavior, collective action, Ecological footprint, educational tool, Habitat the game, Hot air balloon, ISA, polar bear, Saving, serious game, Swimming pool, Sydney University. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.