101 FREE EduGames


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EduGames http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/ 101

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EduGames = Fun + Challenge = Problem Solving + Assessment Effective Learning?

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EduGames Resource Sites? http://www.seriousgames.org/ http://edugamesblog.wordpress.com/ http://seriousgames.ning.com/ http://www.socialimpactgames.com/ http://www.educationarcade.org/

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Gwap http://www.gwap.com/gwap/ 001 When you play a game at Gwap (e.g. ESP Game), you aren't just having fun. You're helping the world become a better place. By playing their games, you're training computers to solve problems for humans all over the world.

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Energyville http://www.willyoujoinus.com/energyville/ 002

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Cool! But, what about the other 99 EduGames!

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ElectroCity http://electrocity.co.nz/ 003 This online game lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities. It teaches players about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.

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WFP Foodforce http://www.food-force.com/ 004

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Virtual U http://www.virtual-u.org/ 005 Is a management education game, a simulation of a university, in which the user takes the role of a university administrator. It is designed to foster better understanding of management practices in American colleges and universities.

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Discover Babylon http://fas.org/babylon/ 006 Uses sophisticated video gaming strategies and realistic digital environments to engage the learner in challenges and mysteries that can only be solved through developing an understanding of Mesopotamian society, business practices, and trade.

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FreeCol http://www.freecol.org/ 007 Is a turn-based strategy game based on the old game Colonization, and similar to Civilization. The objective of the game is to create an independent nation.

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FreeCiv http://freeciv.wikia.com/index.php/Freeciv 008 Is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. The game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the stone age to the space age.

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Tropical America http://www.tropicalamerica.com/ 009 A journey to unravel the mysteries of the Americas. Developed in collaboration with Los Angeles artists, teachers, writers and high school students, the game features a bilingual, thematic gameplay, accompanied by an online database of edu-resources.

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http://www.unicef.org/voy/explore/rights/explore_3142.html 010 Ayiti What is it like to live in poverty? Find out now in this challenging role playing game in which you take responsibility for a family of five in rural Haiti.

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EyeWitness http://www.mic.polyu.edu.hk/nanjing/index.asp 011 Is an Interactive Situation Simulation Software (ISSS) that let users experience the 1937 Nanking Massacre personally, when over the course of 6 weeks, over 300,000 civilians were killed by Japanese troops invading the city.

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The History Canada Game http://www.historycanadagame.com/ 012 Understand social forces surrounding Canadian history since 1534 (Modification of Civilization III).

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Road to Revolution Game http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/road.html 013

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Conflict Map 014 http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/peace/conflictmap/index.html In the course of the 20th century, mankind experienced some of the most devastating wars of all times. Where, what, How, When, Why? This map gives you the opportunity to answer these questions. It displays wars with at least 1,000 military battle deaths.

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Prisoners of War http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/peace/redcross/index.html 015 Can people behave as they like during times of war? No, they can't. The Geneva Conventions of written rules and articles make some acts unlawful. Play the prisoners of war game to learn more.

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The Peace Doves http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/peace/nuclear_weapons/index.html 016 Take on the mission to disarm the world of nuclear weapons! You have eight "Peace Doves" to help you, each able to disarm one of the eight countries possessing nuclear weapons.

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America’s Army http://www.americasarmy.com/ 017 Players are bound by Rules of Engagement (ROE) and grow in experience as they navigate challenges emphasizing team play, loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage.

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Stop Disasters http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/ 018 The online game aims at teaching people on how to build safer villages and cities against disasters. Multiple languages. Good teacher resources.

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World Without Oil http://www.worldwithoutoil.org/ 019

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Real Life Simulations… http://www.educationalsimulations.com/products.html 020 That let you experience life as, for example, a peasant farmer in Bangladesh, a factory worker in Brazil, a policeman in Nigeria, a lawyer in the US, or a computer operator in Poland, among others.

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3rd World Farmer 021 http://www.3rdworldfarmer.com/

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Trade Ruler http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/economics/trade/index.html 022 Bertil Ohlin, awarded the Prize in Economics in 1977, showed that countries engage in and benefit from trade if their production resources differ from each other. Play the Trade Ruler game to learn more.

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Wasteland Adventure 023 http://greenopolis.com/games/wasteland-adventure Time: 3010 AD. After humans destroyed the ecosystem. The earth lost the ability to heal and the environment continues to get worse. The fresh air and clean water are polluted. Just play the game!!!

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Climate Challenge http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/hottopics/climatechange/climate_challenge/ 024 A game where you are president of the European Nations. You must tackle climate change and stay popular enough with the voters to remain in office.

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Global Warming Interactive http://www.globalwarminginteractive.com/ 025 Is a web based multi-user educational game which explores the relationship of global warming to economic, political and science policy decisions (intended for the high school user).

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Quest Atlantis http://atlantis.crlt.indiana.edu/ 026

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Tactical Language and Culture Training Systems 027 http://www.tacticallanguage.com/ They are self-paced foreign-language training programs that use numerous research-based pedagogic and technologic innovations — including interactive 3D video game simulations — to teach what to say, how to say it, and when to say it.

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Anagramarama http://www.coralquest.com/anagramarama/ 028 The aim of the game is to find as many words as possible in the time available. Get the longest word and you'll advance to the next level.

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Re-Mission 029 http://www.re-mission.net/site/game/index.php Understand cancer better and develop a positive attitude toward defeating it.

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The POD Game http://thepodgame.com/ 030 Dispense drugs and medical advice to people during an emergency. Using this game, you can enhance your efforts to teach staff and volunteers to work efficiently and sensitively with the public to maximize throughput in times of crisis.

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Deliver The Net Game http://www.nothingbutnets.net/ 031 Race the sun and hand out as many insecticide-treated bed nets as you can to African families. The more nets you deliver – before the mosquitoes come out – the more lives you save.

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Immune Attack http://fas.org/immuneattack/ 032 An educational video game that introduces basic concepts of human immunology to high school and entry-level college students. It aims to excite students about the subject, while also illuminating general principles and detailed concepts of immunology.

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The Immune System Defender http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/immunity/index.html 033 Ilya Mechnikov, inserted a thorn into a larva and noticed strange cells gathering around the thorn. The cells were eating any foreign substances entering the ruptured skin (devouring cells). Play the game to learn more!

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Whack TB (Tuberculosis) http://www.whacktb.org/ 034 There are almost 9 million new cases of TB each year; about 500,000 of these cases are resistant to the best TB drugs available to fight them. Play this game and learn more about fighting TB!

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Blood Typing http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/landsteiner/index.html 035

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Virtual Hip Surgery: Total Hip Replacement Surgery http://edheads.org/activities/hip/ 036

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Virtual Knee Surgery: Total Knee Replacement http://edheads.org/activities/knee/ 037

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The Ear Pages http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/ear/index.html 038 Sound is caused by changes of pressure in the air that is transformed into nerve impulses in the inner ear.

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The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective 039 http://members.kaiserpermanente.org/redirects/landingpages/afd/ There has been a mysterious outbreak of unhealthy habits among kids, and we need to solve these cases. All junior food detectives will get secret training on how to eat right and exercise.

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The Food Detectives Fight BAC! http://www.fooddetectives.com/ 040

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http://www.fatworld.org/ 041 Fatworld It explores the relationships between obesity, nutrition, and socioeconomics in the contemporary U.S.

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WaterBusters! http://www2.seattle.gov/util/waterbusters/ 042

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Xtreme Xmas Shopping http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/xtremexmasshopping.jsp 043 Crazed shoppers will do anything to get their hands on the hottest, scarcest gifts from Christmases present and past.

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Binary Game (Cisco) http://forums.cisco.com/CertCom/game/binary_game_page.htm?site=celc 044 The game teaches strategies related to the binary system, a foundation knowledge used by CCNAs to install, configure and operate networks.

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Plan Your Future Park! http://www.gothamgazette.com/parksgame/ 045 You get to plan your future New York City park, making choices that communities all over the city have been making.

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The Conductive Valley http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/chemistry/conductive_polymers/index.html 046 We have been taught that plastics, unlike metals, do not conduct electricity. However, plastic can, after certain modifications, be made electrically conductive. Play the game to learn more.

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Chirality http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/chemistry/chiral/index.html 047 Chiral molecules can be used to control or speed up different chemical reactions. In this game you can learn the basic principles of chirality.

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Invar & Steel Alloys http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/physics/steel/index.html 048 Steel, brass and amalgam are a few examples of an alloy. Invar, from the word "invariable", is a special steel alloy - used today in toasters and CRT-monitors for example. Play the game to learn more.

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Heating Plastics http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/chemistry/plastics/index.html 049 There are two major groups of plastics - some melt when heated and others don't. Find out why by playing the Heating Plastics Game.

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The Recycler (Transistors) http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/physics/transistor/index.html 050 Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain, the men behind the transistor, were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics. Today, transistors are found in virtually every electronic device. Play the recycling game to learn more.

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The Laser Challenge http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/physics/laser/index.html 051 Laser is used in many areas, such as research, communication, industry, medicine, and environmental care. Learn more about the laser by playing this game.

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Fold It: Solve Puzzles for Science http://fold.it/portal/adobe_main/ 052 Is a computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research. Foldit uses spare computer time, via a screensaver, to work out how proteins fold. Players use their computers to fold proteins.

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Lord of the Flies http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/literature/golding/index.html 053 The game is supposed to be played after one has read the book "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding. The aim is to introduce some basic analytical aspects concerning the book and to challenge the reader's memory through play.

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Find the Authors http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/literature/namesearch/index.html 054

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Arden http://swi.indiana.edu/ardenworld.htm 055

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Globulation2 http://www.globulation2.org/wiki/Main_Page 056 Is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units.

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Crash Scene Investigation http://edheads.org/activities/crash_scene/ 057 Help the highway patrol recreate a deadly crash by examining the evidence and calculating the forces. Use trigonometry, physics, and geometry to figure out what happened at an auto crash scene.

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The Arcade Wire: Oil God http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/oilgod.jsp 058 The game explores the relationship between gas prices, geopolitics, and oil profits.

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Bricks or Clicks http://www.bricksorclicks.com/ 059 You are put in the role of CEO at a traditional toy manufacturer. The company, called ToyBlocks Co., must confront the challenges of launching an online sales channel while managing and maintaining their current traditional sales channels.

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Harpooned http://harpooned.org/ 060 Harpooned is a free game for Windows. It is a Cetacean Research Simulator, where you play the role of a Japanese scientist performing research on whales around Antarctica.

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Stop Whaling Game http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/oceans/stop-whaling-game 061 Steer the Greenpeace inflatable boat around the seas and intercept the dangerous harpoons from the whaling ship. To make the whaling ship stop whaling, you must try and get your activists on board the whaling ship.

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WolfQuest http://www.wolfquest.org/ 062 Learn about wolf ecology by living the life of a wild wolf in Yellowstone National Park. Play alone or with friends in on-line multiplayer missions, explore the wilderness, hunt elk, and encounter stranger wolves in your quest to find a mate.

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McDonald's Video Game http://www.mcvideogame.com/ 063 You’ll discover in this game all the dirty secrets that made McDonald's one of the biggest companies of the world.

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Corporate Greed http://www.games2train.com/games/MatchIt/MatchIt.html 064

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EduGames http://www.eduplace.com/edugames.html 065

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Karma Tycoon http://www.karmatycoon.com/ 066 Is a free Online RPG that rocks the gaming world by offering you a thrilling ride through the world of social entrepreneurship as you earn Karma in virtual communities across the US. Teachers curriculum available.

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Googolopoly http://blog.box.net/?p=136 067

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SimCity http://simcity.ea.com/play/simcity_classic.php 068 Understand variable manipulations for urban management while having fun building a simulated city.

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Virtual Trader http://www.virtualtrader.co.uk/ 069 Virtual Trader is a free Investment Simulation Game, offering its users the opportunity to gain practical experience trading stocks under real market conditions (London Stock Exchange), against their actual and current prices.

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INNOV8 http://www-306.ibm.com/software/solutions/soa/innov8.html 070 Innov8 is a FREE interactive 3D business process management (BPR) simulator (Registration required), which takes participants through the entire lifecycle of discovery, collaboration, optimization, and innovation of a fictional company’s business processes.

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eLECTIONS: Your Adventure in Politics http://broadband.ciconline.org/elections/Default.aspx 071 Inspired by the classic board game “The Game of Life,” players will role-play their own virtual candidates running for President.

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My US Rep: Role Play Congress! http://www.boogaholler.com/myusrep/ 072 This game enables you to play your favorite (or not so) House of Representative and help them become more popular! Based on real voting data, My US Rep allows you to discover your Rep’s hopes and dreams within an engaging game experience.

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Whyville http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice 073 Provide a student-centered, hands-on environment for exploring various school subjects.

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Superstruct http://www.iftf.org/node/2097 074

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I Can End Deportation (ICED) http://www.icedgame.com/ 075 As an immigrant teen you are avoiding ICE officers, choosing right from wrong and answering questions on immigration. But if you answer questions incorrectly, or make poor decisions, you will be detained with no respect for your human rights.

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Better Business Games http://www.btplc.com/Societyandenvironment/Businessgame/ 076 A basic in-box simulation game from British Telecom about managing social and environmental issues in a business. The player takes on the role of corporate CEO. The games contents are drawn from general business dilemmas across all industries.

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Darfur Is Dying http://www.darfurisdying.com/ 077

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Global Conflicts: Palestine 078 http://www.globalconflicts.eu/

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Mapojib Experience http://www.brendancoyle.com/mapojib/index.html 079 Players will get to see and listen to the type of conversation that happens within going in and ordering food at a Korean restaurant.

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SimPort 080 http://www.simport.eu/ SimPort is a multiplayer game in which the aim is to develop a new port area in a period of 30 years simulated time.

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Airport Security http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/airportsecurity.jsp 081

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Disaffected! http://www.persuasivegames.com/games/game.aspx?game=disaffected 082 Puts the player in the role of employees forced to service customers under the particular incompetences common to a Kinko’s store.

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Bacteria Salad 083 http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/bacteriasalad.jsp Your goal is simple: Harvest mass amounts of cheap produce and sell it for as much profit as possible.

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Leading Lives http://www.nmm.ac.uk/leadinglives/site/index2.htm?access=0 084

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Racing Academy http://www.futurelab.org.uk/projects/racing_academy 085 Racing Academy is a racing videogame built on an advanced physics simulation engine. It is intended to support an online community of learners' increased familiarity with engineering concepts, through racing and engineering realistic virtual models of cars.

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Google Lively http://lively.com/ 086

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Second Life http://secondlife.com/ 087

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Visible Body 088 http://www.visiblebody.com/

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ReviseICT.co.uk http://www.reviseict.co.uk/ 089 Interactive Revision Materials to Help Learn ICT!

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Debating the Evidence http://www.futurelab.org.uk/projects/debating_the_evidence 090 The goal of this game is to create a safe environment that encourages students to critically evaluate and discuss scientific evidence in scenarios where social consequences are high and when the evidence is sometimes incomplete or conflicting.

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Iya-ola http://www.futurelab.org.uk/projects/iya_ola 091 A collection of language learning games with a difference: the player can only progress through collaborating with a learner in a different country. Initially focusing on English and Spanish, it has the potential to be developed for other languages.

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FreeRice 092 http://www.freerice.com/

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AIDtoCHILDREN http://www.aidtochildren.com/ 093

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Scrabulous http://scrabulous.com/ 094

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I can’t imagine a world of learning without games!

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Brain Tune 095 http://brain-tune.com/

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Crossword Express http://wordandnumberpuzzles.com/ 096

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EclipseCrossword 097 http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/

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PowerPoint Games http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/ppt_games.html 098

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jQuizShow http://quizshow.sourceforge.net/ 099 Is based on the popular "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" TV game show. You can customize the questions to what you want. It is written in Java , and can run on any platform that supports Java.

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Hot Potatoes 100 http://hotpot.uvic.ca/ The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises.

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ClassTools 101 http://classtools.net/

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Effective Learning? Until you have tried, you will never really know!

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More Delicious EduGames Juice? http://delicious.com/zaidlearn/EduGames

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WOW! http://www.scribd.com/doc/4545960/69-Learning-Adventures-in-6-Galaxies 69 Learning Adventures in 6 Galaxies! Free eBook!

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Summary: 101 Free EduGames to spice up your learning and courses.

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