The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games

Estamos terminando la orgía consumista de este último mes, navidades, reyes, fin de año, cenas, comilonas….
Y como generalmente hoy empiezan a disfrutar de los reyes los niños fijémonos un poco en recursos de juegos educativos…..y además, como ultimamente no he puesto ninguna listita de esas que circulan en internet y que tanto me gustan y me divierten. Hoy traemos la siguiente del blog Educational Games Research Research and discussion concerning instructional video games:The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games.
Es una interesante lista de recursos de Video juegos libres de contenido educativo comentada… Y aunque alguno ya lo habíamos tratado en este blog, como el lunes 19 de marzo de 2007Re-mission.net. Videojuegos, salud-cáncer y e-learning…
Nada parecido a esta lista, para que la disfrutéis:
1. Revolution
Type: Modification of Neverwinter Nights Gold
Learning Objective: Experience historical incentives for the American Revolution from the grassroots level.
Host URL: http://www.educationarcade.org/revolution

2. Re-Mission
Type: Executable
Host URL: http://www.re-mission.net/
Learning Objective: Understand cancer better and develop a positive attitude toward defeating it.

3. River City
Type: Multi-user Virtual Environment
Host URL: http://muve.gse.harvard.edu/muvees2003/index.html
Learning Objective: Develop an understanding of the scientific method through inquiry and teamwork, as well as an appreciation for history and environmental issues.

4. Quest Atlantis
Type: Multi-user Virtual Environment
Host URL: http://atlantis.crlt.indiana.edu
Learning Objective: Help students understand social studies, environmental concerns, current events, and scientific standards.

5. Arden
Type: Modification of Neverwinter Nights Diamond
Host URL: http://swi.indiana.edu/arden/index.shtml
Learning Objective: Attain an appreciation of Shakespearean authorship and Elizabethan England.

6. The History Canada Game
Type: Modification of Civilization III
Host URL: http://www.historycanadagame.com/
Learning Objective: Understand social forces surrounding Canadian history since 1534.

7. America’s Army
Type: Executable
Host URL: http://www.americasarmy.com
Learning Objectives: Teamwork, and a greater understanding of US military expectations for recruits.

8. Food Force
Type: Executable
Host URL: http://www.food-force.com/
Learning Objectives: Understand world hunger and efforts to alleviate it.

9. Whyville
Type: Instructional Online Virtual World
Host URL: http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice
Learning Objectives: Provide a student-centered, hands-on environment for exploring various school subjects.

10. SimCity
Type: Web-based
Host URL: http://simcity.ea.com/play/simcity_classic.php
Learning Objectives: Understand variable manipulations for urban management while having fun building a simulated city.(leer más…)

Fuente: [Educational Games Research]

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