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Simulations

games in educationUpdated 4/18/18

This is an exciting list–great simulations I’ve found around the internet. Some of the entries have more than one.

A note: some must be downloaded and a few purchased, so the link might take you to a website that provides access rather than play:

  1. Bridge Builder—learn how to design and test bridges
  2. Dimension U–games that focus on math and literacy–fee-based
  3. Direct a Scene–at the Globe Theater in a Shakespeare plan
  4. Electrocity—how does electricity contribute to the growth of communities
  5. iCivics—experience what it means to be part of a democracy
  6. Second Life—simulates just about anything if you can find it

Economics

History

Math

  1. Adventures of Jasper Woodbury–fee based but great reputation for teaching math in a game environment
  2. Math by Design--design with math

Problem Solving

  1. Choose your own adventure--great list from Larry Ferlazzo
  2. CSI Online Adventure
  3. Quandary–an ethics problem solving game from MIT

Reading

  1. Sports Network 2–practice reading skills in a simulated setting as you build a network

Science

  1. CK12 Chemistry simulations
  2. CK12 Physics simulations
  3. Cloud Lab (by NOVA and PBS)
  4. Dig hole through the earth with Google Earth
  5. Science simulations—lots of choices at 7th grade level

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