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FOUNDATIONS OF CITIZENSHIP
ACTIVATE- Activate is a fun and interactive way for students to develop an understanding of the concept being an active citizen.
CAST YOUR VOTE- Students have the opportunity to select questions in a political debate, rate the importance of candidates’ responses, and then vote for the candidate of their choice.
RESPONSIBILITY LAUNCHER- The objective of the game is to help students understand how civic responsibilities empower people, improving their lives and communities.
BRANCHES OF POWER- Rather than simply learning each branch in isolation, students play each of the three branches and learn about their constant interactions. The goal is to move public policy issues from just an idea to a fully formed and tested law.
LEGISLATION BRANCH GAMES:
LAW CRAFT- “LawCraft” is a short, self-paced video game that teaches students how the two houses of Congress compromise to create laws.
REPRESENT ME- Students work as a legislator and serve their constituents by approving bills that are most likely to help them.
EXECUTIVE BRANCH GAMES:
WIN THE WHITE HOUSE- In Win the White House, you take on the role of presidential candidate from the primary season all the way through to the general election. The player strategically manages time and resources to gain control of as many electoral votes as possible over a ten-week campaign. This can only be done by effectively communicating his or her position on issues, and mastering media and public appearances.
EXECUTIVE COMMAND- As the President, students will be faced with the daily challenges presidents must balance in running a government and keeping the country safe.
JUDICIAL BRANCH GAMES:
ARGUMENT WARS- Argument Wars is a video game that teaches students about landmark Supreme Court cases that clarified key constitutional rights
COURT QUEST- Court Quest is a fun and interactive online video game designed to teach your students about the federal and state court systems, and the appeals process.
DO I HAVE A RIGHT?- In Do I Have a Right?, your students run a law firm that specializes in constitutional law. Clients bring various complaints, and students must identify if they “have a right.”
SUPREME DECISION- Students play a law clerk who must listen in on judges’ deliberations, understand each issue, and identify which side of the issue they agree with.
STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
COUNTIES AT WORK- . As students respond to citizen requests, they must make decisions that benefit the community and manage county resources responsibly.
HOW TO GET THE GRADE
Almost every game has a summary screen or a certificate to print. If you do not have a printer you may take a picture and e-mail it to email@example.com
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Bill of Rights/Constitution Games
Do you ever feel like all eyes are on you? You may be right! Play this interactive game and see if you can find all the ways someone is watching you. Is it the government? Does it matter if you freely choose to be watched? Challenge yourself to get the fastest time and the fewest clicks! Play now!
Life Without the Bill of Rights?: Have you ever imagined what life would be like without a Bill of Rights to protect our rights as American citizens? Explore the Life Without the Bill of Rights? FlashActivity to consider how life would change without some of our most cherished freedoms.
Madison’s Notes are Missing: This game gives you a chance to become a reporter and travel back in time to the Constitutional Convention. You will ask questions of the Founders and report your findings in a news story.
Quiz yourself: Take the Constitution Duel Quiz to find out how much you know about the Founding documents, landmark Supreme Court Cases, and historic Americans!
Nation States- NationStates is a free nation simulation game. You create your own country, fashioned after your own ideals, and care for its people.
Join my nation of Driemstaat in the region of The Sphere of Liberty. Just use the password: tigers