'Meltdown' features blocks made of ice and players must guide a polar bear family to safety across them as they slowly disappear.

To demonstrate the consequences of global warming, this board game literally melts. ‘Meltdown‘ was created by GEOlino, a German science magazine for children, to show its young readers the effects in a playful way.

The aim of the game is to save a polar bear family by guiding them from melting ice to the safety of the mainland. The game teaches children about global warming in an engaging, easy-to-understand way.

The game board for Meltdown is made out of sponge and the game blocks are made of ice. Before playing, the accompanying mold needs to be filled with water and placed in the freezer.

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