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Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)

Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
Project Based Learning Activity: All in the Game (Designing Games With STEM)
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All in the 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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**Note: Activities can easily be adapted for enrichment or gifted students in other grade levels.

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