Social Studies GamesEdit
This list includes the title of the game, a link, and a description of the games benifits.
- Where in the World is Carmen San Diego
This detective game asks students to solve geography questions in order to catch to thief Carmen Sandiego. http://www.kidsclick.com/descrip/carmen_world_del.htm
This game allows students to try to build and run a city. It forces students to make decisions of how to plan a city as well as try to govern a safe place for people to live. http://simcity.ea.com/
Students lead a civilization from hunter and gatherers to world domination. Uses real city names, historical events and figures. Emphasizes importance of diplomacy, trade, geography, and technology.
Allows students to see the strategy of the Roman Empire by playing the game of how to take over the world.
- Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome
Allows students to play and try to build Rome, as well as experience historical moments. Could be played over the course of the Rome unit.
- Egypt; Tomb of the Pharoah
Game that allows students to interact and explore Egypt.
Allows students to use the principles of economics by playing the game of Monopoly.
How a Bill Becomes a Law This activity leads students through the process and procedures used to pass a legislative bill to a law. The object is to answer the questions correctly to help Mr. Bill become a Law. http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/alfredm/Portfolio/574/574finalproject.html