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Aggie LIFE
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This game teaches students about cyber security issues by asking questions after spinning a wheel and moving your game piece around the board.

Created as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, “Aggie LIFE” was created by the Division of Information Technology to test your cyber smarts.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Material Type:
Game
Author:
Information Technology Division of Texas A&M
Date Added:
09/09/2019
Applying Lessons Learned to the Volcanic Risk at Mt. Rainier
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In this jigsaw-method activity on subduction zone volcanism, students apply lessons learned from four historic eruptions to the volcanic hazards associated with Mt. Rainier in the Pacific Northwest.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Laurel Goodell
Date Added:
02/24/2021
Argument Wars
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Ever tried to win a disagreement? In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins!
Cases include: Bond v. United States; Brown v. Board of Education; Gideon v. Wainwright; Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier; In Re Gault; Miranda v. Arizona; New Jersey v. T.L.O.; Snyder v. Phelps; Texas v. Johnson.
For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Analyze the arguments and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court cases Evaluate available arguments to assess whether reasoning is sound and support is relevant or irrelevant Recognize the significance of the Constitution and Supreme Court precedent in deciding cases

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Asceville
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This site provides lots of definitions describing architectural structures of buildings, bridges, etc. Great for older students interested in engineering to explore the "why" in how buildings are built. Younger students may have difficulty maneuvering several of the games and activities. Younger students may also struggle with the vocabulary and reading the definitions provided on this site.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Date Added:
12/21/2021
BizKid$
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This site provides an interactive game that explains business vocabulary in more kid-friendly terms. Students make career decisions to save, earn interest, and move to each level. They are also given advice from other characters in the game. Complexity of the game and vocabulary may be more applicable for older elementary students.

Subject:
Business and Administrative Services
Financial Literacy
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Date Added:
12/21/2021
Braingle  Brain Teasers
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Brain teasers are a great way to help members develop their thinking skills. These types of activities are a great way to start a club meeting, provide specific content and get everyone thinking.

Subject:
Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking
Material Type:
Game
Date Added:
09/06/2019
Branches of Power
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Do your students like running things? The new version of Branches of Power allows them to do something that no one else can: control all three branches of the U.S. government. In Branches of Power your students will: Pick leaders for each branch of government; Create a presidential agenda and learn about the executive branch powers; Introduce bills and pass laws out of Congress; Apply judicial review to passed laws. For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Simulate the way separation of powers and checks and balances limit government Analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches Illustrate the law making process at the local, state, and federal levels

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Cast Your Vote
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Election Day is coming, are your students prepared to vote? In our completely reimagined Cast Your Vote, students will discover what it takes to become an informed voter - from knowing where they stand on important issues to uncovering what they need to know about candidates. This new version of Cast Your Vote allows your students to simulate the voting process and: Learn about the importance of local elections, Watch candidates discuss important issues in Town Hall debates, Identify issues that matter to them and rate candidates' stances, Collect their own notes on candidates within an in-game app. For students with visual or mobile impairments: This game offers a keyboard navigation mode, as well as a screen reader to supplement the use of sound effects and voiceover. You can access these tools via the dropdown menu in the top left corner of the game screen.
For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Establish, explain and apply criteria useful in selecting political leaders. Evaluate candidates based on their qualifications, experience, voting record, endorsements, and messaging. Evaluate information and arguments from various sources to identify stands taken by candidates on issues. Compare different perspectives and prioritize issues according to personal views.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Companies offering FREE Services
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This is a list I began compiling of companies that are now offering FREE services during the school closings. This list is ever evolving so it will change frequently (daily).

Subject:
Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and Physical Education
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Kalin Wilburn - NCOCC
Date Added:
03/17/2020
Convene the Council
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In Convene the Council, your students will take on the role of President of the United States and respond to world events with the support of their National Security Council. In Convene the Council, students will learn to: Address international crises through strategic action; Engage with members of the National Security Council; Weigh various policy options; Delegate action to appropriate government agencies and departments; Work to improve core metrics of U.S. prosperity, values, security, and world health. For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Explain the basics of foreign policy–making in the United States Evaluate the effectiveness of various foreign policy options in a variety of situations Distinguish among foreign policy tools such as aid, sanctions, and military force Evaluate the potential effect of economic, military, and cultural influence on other countries

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Counties Work
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In Counties Work, students learn about local government by playing a county official responding to citizen requests. They will explore questions like: Are citizens making sensible requests? Which county department can best address a citizen's concern? Should taxes be raised or lowered to maintain a balanced budget? How will citizens react-and what's the best action when crisis strikes? For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. This game was made with support from the National Association of Counties. The Spanish translation and support for English and Multilingual Learners was made with support from the Jane Nelson Institute for Women's Leadership at Texas Woman's University. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Simulate the role of county government, including organization, responsibilities, and services Identify appropriate resources and departments of county government to solve problems Consider how a budget and major sources of local revenue affect both services and citizens

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Counties Work: Texas
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Do your students want to try their hand at running their own Texas county government? In Counties Work: Texas, they can! They will need to stay on top of resident requests as they develop the local community, make important budgeting decisions, and solve crises that pop-up along the way. In Counties Work: Texas students will: Create their own Texas county, parish, or borough government; Review and address Texan resident needs and requests; Address community crises through strategic action; Manage the annual budget through property and sales tax adjustments and spending choices; Grow the community through expansion opportunities. For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. This game was made with support from the Jane Nelson Institute for Women's Leadership at Texas Woman's University. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Simulate the role of county government, including organization, responsibilities, and services Consider how a budget and major sources of local revenue affect both services and citizens Identify appropriate resources and departments of county government to solve problems

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Court Quest
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Tell your students to grab the keys and get behind the wheel! It's their turn to drive the Justice Express in our new version of Court Quest. Assign the game and allow them to explore our state and federal courts systems by helping their passengers navigate through the American judicial system. For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Distinguish between the federal and state court systems Identify the types and levels of courts within each system Evaluate case scenarios to send citizens to the correct court

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips
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This article introduces a free online collection of images, video clips, and animations that teachers can use in creating resources for use with students. The four steps in creating a video clip, an animation, or other resource are presented.

Subject:
Practitioner Support
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The Ohio State University
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
02/09/2021
Do I Have a Right?
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In Do I Have a Right? students run their own firm of lawyers specializing in constitutional law. They decide if potential clients have a right, match them with the best lawyer, and win their case. The more clients you serve and the more cases you win, and the faster your law firm grows! Do I Have Right? includes: Full edition or a Bill of Rights edition; Option to play in English language or Spanish language; Option to hear or mute English voiceover, music, and/or sound effects. Planning to play Do I Have a Right? on Constitution Day? Explore our Constitution Day collection to find more resources. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Identify rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, and 26th Amendments Recall the specific amendment that guarantees a particular right Recognize complaints not involving constitutional rights

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics
Date Added:
03/29/2022
Electrostatics
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Use a series of interactive models and games to explore electrostatics. Learn about the effects positive and negative charges have on one another, and investigate these effects further through games. Learn about Coulomb's law and the concept that both the distance between the charges and the difference in the charges affect the strength of the force. Explore polarization at an atomic level, and learn how a material that does not hold any net charge can be attracted to a charged object. Students will be able to:

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Game
Lecture Notes
Provider:
Concord Consortium
Provider Set:
Concord Consortium Collection
Author:
The Concord Consortium
Date Added:
12/13/2011