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This VR Game Shows Kids How to Fight Monsters in the Water

The people of Thailand have been living off the river for generations. They depend on it for every aspect of life including drinking water, food sourcing, transportation, and sanitation. But there are dangers lurking in the water that they can't see. Bacteria, metal, trash, and chemicals are polluting the community’s life source. With help from non-profit WATERisLIFE, kids are now learning how to combat these water “monsters” with a revolutionary VR game that doubles as an educational tool.

Download the VR game and learn more about the Hidden Dangers Project at hiddendangersproject.com. Credits: Created by Deutsch, directed by Tucker Walsh, and produced by m ss ng p eces.

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