Awareness of Children about Rational Use of Water: An Approach Based on Serious Game and Data Mining


  • Vinícius Borges Martins Universidade Federal do Rio Grande - FURG
  • Giovani Berto Vian Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
  • Thayllor dos Santos Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
  • Diana Francisca Adamatti Universidade Federal do Rio Grande



Serious Games, Web Application, Water, Children, Data Mining


The water shortage expectation in a near future proves that the world population must be mobilized, as soon as possible, to face the problem of the water waste in daily activities. This paper presents the development of a web serious game to teach children about that problem which is already affecting lives of many people around the world. It is believed that education could be the better tool to change cultural habits and, in this way, the bigger awareness and a best use of hydric resources. To validate the proposed game, quantitative tests, based in data mining, and qualitative tests, based in questionnaire, were performed.


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MARTINS, V. B.; VIAN, G. B.; DOS SANTOS, T.; ADAMATTI, D. F. Awareness of Children about Rational Use of Water: An Approach Based on Serious Game and Data Mining. Informática na educação: teoria & prática, Porto Alegre, v. 23, n. 2 Mai/Ago, 2020. DOI: 10.22456/1982-1654.92892. Disponível em: Acesso em: 13 ago. 2022.