TSR FA's participate in official EA project

Codename Future and EA Netherlands will be starting a pilot program of the National Nature and Environmental Education on October 21 with 'The Sims ™ 3 in the class " The pilot will start with 5 schools in the Netherlands. It’s also a First that a well known videogame, not specifically designed as educational material, is used in education.

The learning environment Codename Future is a series of lessons built on sustainability based on The Sims ™ 3. Young people in year 2 and 3 of VMBO / HAVO / VWO, aged 13 and 16 years old, will study the nature and environmental themes of water, energy, green, waste, CO2 and their interrelatedness. With the purchase of sustainable products in The Sims ™ 3 for the students to a global balance between energy, water, and green waste.

With the project 'The Sims ™ 3 in the class' Codename Future brings a creative, innovative and fun way to NME to offer. Games play an important factor in the lives of 13 to 16 year olds, The Sims ™ 3 offers excellent opportunities for deployment in education. The Sims ™ 3 is a popular video game that allows players to create an environment and life therein can control.

Our 4 FA’s, Kyta, Mutske, AnoeskaB and Angela have contributed to this project by making a number of Objects to add to the game in order for the students to be able to place this into their game and hopefully help them choose the way to be “green”.

The first set has been published today by Angela. The remaining two sets will go up during the weekend.

Our friends over at Sims3Niews who also participated has published their creations here: http://www.sims3nieuws.nl/de-sims-3-in-de-klas-alles-op-een-rijtje/



Now linking to the Second Set, and Third Set. The Forth Set is hosted externally here.

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#7duckeggpieNov 19, 2010

Fantastic!  Such wonderful sets too! \:rah\:

#8klbjcbNov 20, 2010

What an honor to be part of a great project!!  Way to go. \:\)

#9AngelaNov 20, 2010

Thank you all so much \:wub\: The second set is now online here:

#10dgandyNov 20, 2010

Awesome work everyone. You are all very talented.  \:rah\:

#11fredbrennyNov 21, 2010

\:rah\: \:rah\:Think Green ...  SUPER!! \:rah\:  Great project dames!!

#12fabrizioammolloNov 21, 2010

It is indeed a great idea! Congrats and best wishes for the amazing project! \:rah\:

#13alolengNov 22, 2010

Very much proud to our FA's! Keep it up. \:rah\:

#14murfeelNov 22, 2010

\:rah\: That is just SO ingenious! Those are some LUCKY schools! \:eek\: When I was going to public school in NEW YORK CITY of all the non-Green places we NEVER got exposure to what being Green was all about. The first I had ever heard of the concept was when the hybrids came out and we all of a sudden had brand new buses on the streets -- and the fares went up! \:P

#15ruhrpottboboDec 10, 2010

great idea an I wish u all the best for your project

#16taxa08Jan 25, 2011

so cool

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