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Student Teams Representing Navy, Air Force, and Army Compete in STEM Video Game Event

DimensionU, Inc. hosted the 3rd Annual Department of Defense Math Games Tournament this week at four military research laboratories around the country.
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DimensionU, Inc. hosted the 3rd Annual Department of Defense Math Games Tournament this week at four military research laboratories around the country. Middle school students from four states competed in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade level teams. Grade level teams from each location participated in five multiplayer rounds of mathematics-based video game play using DimensionU’s gaming platform. The tournament took place in a virtual, first-person action video game world, where students compete and interact as teams solving mathematics problems. The tournament was augmented with live video communication across the four states, allowing students to see their respective challengers. 

Results:

  • For the 6th Grade Competition, Gregg Middle School (Navy-SC) took first place, Staley Upper Elementary School (Air Force-NY) took second and Urbana Middle School (Army-IL) placed third.
  • For the 7th Grade Competition, Gregg Middle School (Navy-SC) placed first, All Saints Academy (Army-NJ) placed second and Urbana Middle School (Army-IL) placed third.
  • For the Mixed Grade Level-A Competition, Alston Middle School (Navy-SC) took first, Staley Upper Elementary School (Air Force-NY) placed second and Urbana Middle School (Army-IL) placed third.
  • In the Mixed Grade Level B Competition, Dubose Middle School (Navy-SC) placed first, Staley Upper Elementary School (Air Force-NY) took second and All Saints Academy (Army-NJ) took third. 

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