Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games

Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
Design a Board Game Project Based Learning Activity | STEM and History of Games
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Design a Board Game is a project based learning unit that involves students learning about the history of games, the importance of playing games, and skills learned by playing games. Students will design a game that is either educational or for entertainment.

Playing games has important values, both educational and social. Games provide families an opportunity to play and spend time together. In the classroom, games can help students learn skills and strengthen their problem-solving skills.

This PBL unit incorporate 21st Century skills with challenging, engaging, and creative activities. There are lots of opportunities for differentiation, cooperative learning, and technology integration.

***Teachers, if you want to go digital with this project with collaborative research and organizing the project, take a look at my Project Based Learning Digital Interactive Notebook

In this unit:

Introduction

History of games

Why play games?

Characteristics of games

Interview friend or a family member

Interview friend or family member from another country

Graphic organizer about different types of games

All in the Game table

Questions to answer when designing a game

Ideas about designing games

Grid for designing a game

Rating games

My game idea

Ideas for game materials

Ideas for game board layouts

Game cards

Game spinners

Additional ideas

Using Scratch, Jr. to create games

Why should people play games?

My reflections

At the end of the unit, students will have a game day and invite parents or other classes to play the games designed by the students. (Students can work individually or in groups.

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