Next Exit Biodiversity
Under the Next Exit Biodiversity project, the topic of biodiversity is explored as a race against time in an interactive game that is distributed to schools across Germany. The idea is based on the concept of escape games, where a small group must solve a complex puzzle within a certain period of time. A games box containing all the required materials is being produced, in a production run of 1,000. These are being distributed (free of charge) to schools across Germany. To accompany the game, educational material is being developed to provide teachers with a wide variety of background information and ideas for further projects. Next Exit Biodiversity introduces young people to the topic of nature conservation in a playful way.
In addition to expanding their knowledge of biodiversity, the project also encourages young people to carry out measures and projects of their own accord at school or at home to support biodiversity. The interactive character of the game helps to develop the young people’s social skills, and brings the subject of biodiversity into sharper focus.
The project is being supported under the Bundesprogramm Biologische Vielfalt by the Bundesamt für Naturschutz with resources of the Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und nukleare Sicherheit.