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Game Design: Platform Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Jump at the chance to create a game. A fun computer science activity challenges pupils to design a game using the Scratch programming language. The fourth of eight parts in the Google CS Game Design unit, the game requires players to get...
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Game Design: Escape Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Avoid those sprites! Scholars design a game in which players try to escape from a group of sprites. They learn about the use of variables and randomness in computer science.
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Game Design: Launcher Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Launch yourself into computer science and game design. Scholars apply their knowledge of block-based programming to create a computer game in the sixth installment of an eight-part Google CS Game Design series. Players must launch...
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Game Design: Maze Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Don't get lost in the maze that is computer science. Future game designers develop a game where players make their way through a maze. They accomplish this task using the Scratch coding language to complete the third of eight...
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Game Design: Quest Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
O gallant computer scientist, take on this quest. An interesting activity challenges techies to program a role-playing game using code blocks. They also write stories to accompany the quest. 
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Game Design: Racing Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Ready, set, go! Race you to the resource! Scholars create a two-person racing game using the Scratch block-based coding language. They learn to use the repeat until code block in their programs.
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Design a Game Board

For Students 1st - 8th
In this design a game learning exercise, students use the game board grid to create an instructional game. This template may be used for various classroom activities.
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Design a Game Board

For Students 1st - 8th
In this design a game worksheet, students use the game board grid to create an instructional game. This template may be used for various classroom activities.
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Probability Project: Design Your Own Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Designing a game is the focus of this probability lesson. Groups develop and build a unique game, including directions for how to play, a calculation of the expected value of winning, and a personal reflection. The plan provides a rubric...
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Charity Fair

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
What is the probability of picking the same color ball out of three identical barrels? If you wanted to design a game that made money, how could you structure a game and what would you charge for each chance? How much should you pay a...
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ChalkBoard Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 7th
This is a nicely designed jeopardy game with the categories animals, space, rocks, simple machines, and weather available for 5 values. There are some non-essential sound effects included.  The links work and you can return to the main...
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pH 2: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils puzzled over pH? Incorporate an interactive resource that teaches through games! Chemistry scholars use reasoning to solve puzzles that focus on determining the pH based upon hydrogen ion concentration.
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Design a game

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this designing a game worksheet, students have 1 large ball and 1 large circle and design a game out of it. Students design 1 game.
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Reinforcement Lesson in Place Value

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a wonderful place value game for your pupils that is played with dice. Very clear instructions on how the game is played are included in the plan. According to the author, they will "groan in disapproval" when it's time to stop...
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The Silk Road

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students travel the Silk Road. In this world history lesson, students explore the exports, imports, and ideas that traveled along the Silk Road and design a game that features the Silk Road.
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Africa Unite!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students work in pairs to research assigned African countries. They compile their research to label a continent map of Africa, present their research to the class and design a game of trivia using their findings.
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The Great States Race

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is another in the interesting series of lessons that use the special State Quarters as a learning tool. This one uses the Indiana State Quarter. During this lesson, utilize a brilliantly-designed board game that is embedded in the...
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Game Design: Cave Surfing Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Don't cave in to the difficulties of computer science. Young tech lovers design a game on cave surfing using the Scratch coding language as part of the eighth and final installment in the Google CS Game Design unit. The game must have a...
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First Person

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
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The Kentucky Derby

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The Kentucky Derby is the focus of this well-designed "Jeopardy" game. The game has five categories of questions that have to do with The Derby, and the sport and culture of horse racing in general. This would be a great activity to do...
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Sports: Net Sports

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Net a great activity on computer science. Learners design a game involving a bouncing ball and a net. They apply conditionals to write a computer program in the Scratch block-based coding language. 
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Cereal Box Book Report

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What is is about cereal boxes that draws consumers in? Tap into the effective marketing of cereal boxes and apply those elements to a book report. Pupils cover cereal boxes with information about their chosen books. they must create a...
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Royal Patronage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The relationship between European royalty and the artists, scientists, and philosophers they support has been a building block in the artistic and technological progress throughout the world. Learn more about patronage throughout the...
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Pickleball Rules

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Here are the rules to the game of pickleball. This is not a lesson, but one definitely needs to know the rules of the game in order to play it properly. The rules, the court, and the terms are all explained clearly. So use this reference...

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