Cake Town Calamity game
Cake Town Calamity game produced by Arludo for the Sydney Science Trail Image: Supplied by Arludo
© Supplied by Arludo

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Ages: 7 to 15

Duration: 60-90 mins

Hosted by Dr Michelle Demers and Dr Michael Kasumovic

Join the Arludo team and special guest scientists live on Twitch as they uncover the science behind Detective Kookaburra and the Cake Town Calamity, a game produced exclusively for the Sydney Science Trail.

Kids will play along with the experts as they follow the wheat trail to discover pathogens that can threaten the supply of wheat … and cake!

The Arludo team will be joined by some special guest scientists – tune in to find out more.

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About Arludo

Arludo is a science education company specialising in the development of mobile games that teach science for students ranging from primary school to university. Founded by Dr Michael Kasumovic, an avid gamer and Associate Professor in evolutionary biology based at the University of New South Wales, Arludo has developed 25 free apps which are available on the App Store and Google Play and have been downloaded over 300,000 times.

Sydney Science Trail for everyone

The super-fun online Sydney Science Trail is packed with on-demand activities, kids games and opportunities to learn both at home and in the classroom. Take the trail and be rewarded for what you discover. Complete the science quiz at the end of each level and receive your badge – see how many you can collect!