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|Game Name||Lesson Summary||Subject Area(s)||Game Links||Downloads|
|Wetlands Restoration||In this lesson, students learn the basics of ecosystems where the game "Wetlands Restoration" is used to hook students on learning the content and the 21st Century Skill of collaboration, both of which are critical to being successful in the game. Students play the game, engage in mini-lecture and worksheet, and replay the game with new knowledge to be successful, both in terms of subject matter and collaboration.||Environmental Science||Facebook App|
|Win the White House||In this lesson, students learn the complexities of the election process, with a focus on the electoral college and its affect on the campaign process. Students play "Win the White House" from iCivics after an introduction to the electoral college. It is one lesson out of larger unit.||Social Studies, Government||iCivics|
|Lemonade Stand||The goal of the game is to successfully run the Lemonade stand for 30 days. Students will sharpen their entrepreneurial skills while learning about economics, proﬁts, losses, graphing, and practicing basic math skills. They will also utilize technology to develop strategies to solve real-world problems.||Mathematics-Elementary||Lemonade Stand|
|Save Shakespeare!||Using the Game Based Learning model, learners will find themselves members of an elite Time Travel Squad. They are recent graduates of the Temporal Academy, fighting against the devious actions of Professor Mayhem who delights in traveling to the past and destroying our timeline. In completing their mission, learners will use the online “No Fear” versions of these Shakespearean plays to examine the elements of literature, focusing on the Reading Applications: Literary Text indicators.||Reading, Literature, Writing||Command Intelligence|