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Grades 6-8

Students, while you are at home today,

take about 20 minutes and play a few games.

(Please tap on the link, not the picture)

 

Gifted and Talented NTI Activities

 

 

                     Poptropica

                     Take a trip around the world talking with people to gather information answering
                      question in order to collect islands. Eplore. Collect. Complete.

                       http://www.poptropica.com/play-poptropica.php?source=POP_text_Play_
                        HomeNavTop-pop&medium=Text&campaign=POPplay         

                           

 

                         

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                Fat World

                    Learn how nutrition, socioeconomics, and US culture are connected in this game. 
                    Select health condition predispositions, menus, exercise, and more to discover
                    surprising results. Fatworld is about the politics of nutrition. Fit or Fat? Live or Die?
                    You Decide.

                    http://www.gamesforchange.org/play/fatworld/

 


 

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                          Triage Trainer

                          This game from Blitz Game Studios helps train those who respond to emergencies 
                          learn to set protocols and prioritize casualties.

                          http://www.trusim.com/?page=CaseStudy

 

 

 

                                                           

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              ElectroCity

                  ElectroCity is an online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual 
                  towns and cities. It’s great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy,
                  sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.

                 http://electrocity.co.nz/

 

 

 

Screen Capture of Game          Betwixt Folly and Fate

             An immersive 3-D role playing game that places players in 1774 Williamsburg as one
             of four characters. Provides students an opportunity to experience life as an enslaved
             house servant, a freed slave, a white woman, and a white man in 1774 Williamsburg.
            Culture and history combine in this game aimed at middle-school students.

             http://www.history.org/history/teaching/dayinthelife/interact_role.cfm

 

 

 

Lure of the Labyrinth               Lure of the Labyrinth

               This math game has middle school students finding lost pets by solving puzzles. 
               Teachers can take advantage of the professional development section of the
               website to use the game in class. Students lured by the appeal of this game’s visual
               architecture might also be interested in online colleges for game design.

                http://labyrinth.thinkport.org/www/

 

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                Engineering.com There are about 100 engineering games for you
                to choose from. Each game teaches engineering skills.                                

                http://www.engineering.com/GamesPuzzles/tabid/82/Default.aspx