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This game/simulation is a good accompaniment to regular instruction.
Within it students will take on the role of various groups of people going west to strike it rich. They will have to decide on what supplies to bring, which integrates basic math skills into the lesson. They also follow up on the simulation with a few questions to ensure understanding. This simulation is designed as a relay race, with teams working together to dig up the most gold.