April 21, 2011


Game Based Learning


Games by Subject Area


Civics

iCivics Games: Branches of Government, Voting, the Constitution and Bill of Rights, etc.
Do I Have the Right?

History


Playing History: There are tons of free historical games, interactives and simulations on the web. Playing history aggregates info on these resources in a simple, searchable database making it easy to find, rate, and review historical games. There are currently 126 shared games.

Death in Rome

Gladiator: Dressed to Kill

Inca Investigation

Mummy Maker

Pyramid Builder

Math


Calculation Nation Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Calculation NationĀ® uses the power of the Web to let students challenge opponents from anywhere in the world. At the same time, students are able to challenge themselves by investigating significant mathematical content and practicing fundamental skills. The element of competition adds an extra layer of excitement.

MangaHigh.com Visit this website and login as a class member to try out math games set up for our "class". Get a login for this site from Liz.


Science


Play Science: There are tons of free science games, interactives and simulations on the web. Playing science aggregates info on these resources in a simple, searchable database making it easy to find, rate, and review science games. There are currently 23 shared games.

Eco Defenders

Coaster Creator: Use your knowledge of potential and kinetic energy to build a roller coaster.

Rainforest from Floor to Canopy

Miscellaneous


Quest Atlantis Quest Atlantis (QA) is an international learning and teaching project that uses a 3D multi-user environment to immerse children, ages 9-16, in educational tasks.

Architect Studio 3D

Games for Change