What is Light of the Zo-gears?
Learn and play with Light of the Zo-gears! Launch yourself into a vibrant game world with your Zo-gear robot that will accompany you through an exciting sci-fi adventure. Earn rewards and power-ups for the game by answering math problems and completing your teacher-assigned homework. Rewards and power-ups are used on your Zo-gear companion to help you progress in Light of the Zo-gears.
Play the game now during after-school hours by clicking on the link here.
Who has access to Light of the Zo-gears?
Students in grade 3 and above with a Knowledgehook account have access to Light of the Zo-gears. There are no geographical restrictions.
How do students access and get started with Light of the Zo-gears?
Students will see a LAUNCH button on their menu bar next to the SOLVE button.
When can students access the Light of the Zo-gears?
Students will ONLY be able to access the game before 8:00 AM or after 4:00 PM Mon-Fri. Sat and Sun open ALL DAY.
If students attempt to launch the game during school hours, a message screen will appear, letting students know what's available if they log into the platform at home, where they can complete more of their Missions and access the game.
How do students level up?
Learning Points (LP): Levels up students' Mi-cogni whenever students answer questions in Knowledgehook, with the exception of Assessment Missions, Lightning Challenge, and questions where there are no correct answers (e.g. survey questions).
Students earn LP by answering questions in Knowledgehook. Once they've earned enough LP, their Mi-cogni will level up, unlocking new powers, abilities, and customizations.
The Learning Point meter shows how far students have to go until the next level. The light blue meter shows where students are at and the dark blue where the next question will take you if you get the answer the question correctly.
Bulb Energy (BE): Bulb energy is used to progress in the Daily Crafting Machine and can be earned by answering questions in Knowledgehook that also award LP. The Crafting screen resets daily with a new list of rewards, every day of the week.
What are the different types of currency?
(Rainbow CPU chips)
(Metallic 3D printing material)
|Used for: Boost Packs and Paint swatches||Used for: Paint swatches and Zo-gear helmets||Used for: Forging Zo-gear, cleaning Zo-gear|
How do students earn currency?
There are several ways students earn currency:
- When teachers assign Missions, students can earn extra currency from Missions for answering questions
Logging In Daily
- The more days in a row you log in, the more rewards you get. The streak starts over after logging in 7 days in a row or if the student did not log in on consecutive days. Consecutive days also include weekends and holidays and not just school days.
Daily Crafting Rewards
Earning enough bulb energy each day makes currency
Crafting Guardian Locker
- Parents can unlock bonus currency rewards in the Guardian Locker once a week, or automatically as a part of the Knowledgehook Home Subscription
- This is the main way to earn currency to create new Zo-gear Platforms, Rudders, and Treads
What is the Crafting area
Bulbs give you progress on the crafting bar, and whatever's on that bar, you get, once you hit the bulb threshold for that item. Could be currency, could be other rewards. Rewards with a frame around are bonus items, and those go to your Guardian Locker. The crafting bar resets daily.
What is the Guardian Locker?
The guardian locker is a storage area from bonuses earned in the crafting area.
Items added to the bonus list can only be given to you by your parent or guardian, (1 gift per week) by clicking on the ask button.
What is the Market Place?
Students can use Coins or Light Chips that they've collected to get paint swatches here, which they can use to change the colour of their Zo-gear.
Light of the Zo-gear Question Mission Rewards
Students can ask teachers for more Question Missions to earn more rewards for their Mi-cogni and Zo-gear. These requests are sent via email to the teacher once per week.
How do students get new Zo-gear skills?
In the GEAR SHOP, there are 4 types of Gear to purchase that come equipped with different Gear Skills. Every day, there will be 4 Gear that will cycle through that you can get. During school hours, a message screen will show which Gear will be available later that day in the GEAR SHOP. Gear is interchangeable with each Zo-gear.
How do students edit their Zo-gear's skills?
Editing your Zo-gear
On the left side, select what Zo-gear you want your Mi-cogni to equip. On the right side, select any paint you have to paint the currently selected gear.
Select the "Stats" button to see detailed information about your Zo-gear's skills, as well as their strengths.
Editing your Mi-cogni
As you level up, different Role Skills become available. Here is where you can select your preferred Mi-cogni Role Skill, by selecting the corresponding Role Hat.
What are boost packs?
When a student's Mi-cogni reaches certain levels, students will unlock Boost Packs. Boost Packs are used to power-up their Zo-gear in the game at home.
What happened to the previous student Bots?
Depending on how many Bots the student has collected, Bots were converted on a one-time basis to the game's new currency (called Coins) that can be used with the new game system.
For a limited period, students can visit their profile to view old robot collections that they had collected over time.