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The world of Leading Object is a world of interesting education innovation, media and games. University of New Mexico is all about discovery.
While many might assume the center of discovery would be in a place like San Francisco or Silicon Valley,
the University of New Mexico offers its own unique curriculum focused on discovery.
It's College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
has many interesting subjects such as its educational media productions.

Dynamic Educational Media

Dynamic educational media from the research and educational media studios of NMSU's Media Productions and its internationally award-winning team.

Award 2012

Ninja Kitchen game receives Professional Skill Award from ACE, the Association for Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Life and Human Sciences

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Ninja Kitchen
Stop for lunch at a cafe staffed entirely by ninjas. Sophisticated gameplay reveals principles of food safety.
Play Ninja Kitchen

Virtual Labs
Interactive food science modules train high school and college students in basic laboratory techniques.
View Virtual Labs

Don't Wash Your Chicken
If germs were visible to the naked eye, you would see that washing poultry just splashes bacteria all over.
View Don't Wash Your Chicken

Look up foods you eat and find out how they fuel the body for movement and active play.
View Eat-and-Move-O-Matic

Math Snacks
Mid-school youth explore key math concepts through these humorous storylines and creative graphics.
View Math Snacks

Ratio Rumble
The battle is on to build your own potions! Create ratios to win this mixture mix-off.
Play online or download app Ratio Rumble

Pearl Diver
Dive for sunken treasure while learning about the number line and operations, including fractions and number systems.
Play online or download app Pearl Diver

MathSnacks Player
Access short animations and teacher/learner guides that help mid-school learners better understand math concepts.
Get MathSnacks Player App

Shadows are corrupting the land. Use your math skills to restore the balance of nature. and explore place value.
Play Gate

Game Over Gopher
Hungry gophers are after the prized carrot. Defend the carrot by placing units on a coordinate grid.
Play Game Over Gopher

Monster School Bus
Practice sets and quantities by filling the schoolbus. There's something odd about the neighborhood....
Play Monster School Bus

Teaching With Math Snacks
Find teacher and learner guides for each animation, and watch a teacher use the materials in a model lesson.
View Teaching With Math Snacks

Desert Blooms
Use these resources to create a garden or landscape environment perfectly suited to your desert lifestyle.
View Desert Blooms

Southwest Plant Selector
Find expert-recommended xeric landscape plants for New Mexico and surrounding areas.
Get Southwest Plant Selector

Quickly record daily volunteer hours and activities and send a CSV file to yourself or your administrator.
Get Volunteerica App

Quickly record headcount demographics at meetings, conferences, and events, and send a CVS file to yourself or your administrator.
Get Demographica App

Science of Soil
Fill gaps in undergraduates' knowledge of key concepts in the Soils and Environmental Sciences curriculum.
View Science of Soil

Safe Preparation of Beef Jerky
Learn how to safely manufacture beef jerky using a variety of methods.
View Safe Preparation of Beef Jerky

Chinese Food Safety
Chinese-speaking foodservice workers learn key food safety concepts via this interactive curriculum.
View Chinese Food Safety

Exergames Unlocked
Find the best and most effective exergaming strategies
View Exergames Unlocked

Because I Care, I Wash My Hands
Teach kids how to properly wash their hands, using stories, games, experiments and songs.
View Because I Care, I Wash My Hands

Water Ripples Game
Move through the water cycle by answering questions, and test your knowledge of how water operates in the world around us.
Play Water Ripples Game

Water Ripples Quiz
Answer water questions in a trivia game show, and earn dollar points with each correct answer.
Play Water Ripples Quiz

Saving Water
In this 4-H module, youth learn about water quality, water conservation and watershed issues.
View Saving Water

Science Pirates
Your pirate crew is falling ill! Explore the island for clues, and conduct experiments to test food safety hypotheses.
Play Science Pirates

Eat It Tweet It
Track your own food behavior to better understand what you eat ‒ and why. This app uses Twitter.
Get Eat It Tweet It App

Treadsylvania, ATV Safety
Safely ride your ATV on mysterious paths to defeat monsters and free the town from their evil grasp!
Play Treadsylvania

Stay Safe Working With Horse
Lead a virtual horse out of the stall. Understand horse behavior to handle horses safely and effectively.
Play Stay Safe Working with Horse

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