Gamification of Circuit Laws – Kirchhoff’s Revenge

ID: 53204 Type: Full Paper: Practice Based
  1. Gerd Kortemeyer, Michigan State University, United States

Wednesday, June 27 3:30 PM-4:00 PM Location: De Wallen View on map

Presider: Klaudia Bovermann, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

Abstract: We describe the development and use of Kirchhoff's Revenge, a computer game designed to teach circuit laws in introductory physics courses at the high school and undergraduate level. We share design principles, effort involved in developing and testing the game (using the Unity 3D platform), as well as experiences using it in courses. We also describe future plans for additional circuit components and multiplayer functionality..

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