Kids drawing games - Fun with creative thinking, problem solving, and reading comprehension skills - Sabi Games FloodSim - FloodSim The Challenge In the UK, some 2 million households and 140,000 commercial properties, equating to almost 5 million people, are at risk of severe flooding. An interactive and stimulating solution was required to create awareness of the increasing risk of flooding through highlighting preventative measures and policies to drive home important lessons from the flooding events in 2007 to form future thinking and priorities. What we did FloodSim is an accessible online policy simulation that helps raise public awareness of issues around flood policy and provides feedback to insurers and policy makers about public attitudes towards different flood protection options. FloodSim puts the player in control of flood policy in the UK for three years. Key Messages and Themes Our Approach The floods of 2007 show just how serious flooding can be, and I am glad to see that this project has been developed to enable people to have a greater understanding of the risk of flooding. The benefits Outcomes
Serious Games for Homeland Security - BreakAway, Ltd - Award-Winning Developer of Numerous Real-Time Strategy Games and Technologically Advanced Desktop Development Software Incident Commander™ NIMS-compliant training tool for Homeland Security Disaster strikes a community through a severe storm, a chemical spill, a terrorist bomb, or a hostage situation in a local school. The game puts you in the role of incident commander, challenging you to coordinate a multi-agency (fire, police, EMS, HAZMAT, public works, operations, planning, finance, and logistics units) response using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) protocol. Work in single player mode to control all units yourself, or assign specific unit command to up to 16 participants and tackle the impending catastrophe as a unified team before the situation spirals out of control. Launch video Client: Department of Justice – National Institute of Justice Objective: Teach NIMS-compliant incident management to public safety officers (e.g., fire, HAZMAT, law enforcement, EMS, public works, school officials, city managers) who protect the public before, during, and after natural and manmade disasters.
26 Learning Games for Change | Serious Games | Online Learning Games Note: Learning games have really taken off since I originally wrote this post a number of years ago (right before the 5th annual Games for Change Festival). As a result, this post is past due for an update. If you know of other learning games you feel should be added, or have updates/perspectives concerning any of the games listed here, please comment or contact me. I hope to do a full update in fall 2013. Fair warning, you could easily eat up a big chunk of your day following the links in this post. Here’s a list of the learning games I found : Web-Based Learning Games Karma Tycoon Developed by DoSomething.org “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.” Ayiti: The Cost of Life “What is it like to live in poverty, struggling every day to stay healthy, keep out of debt, and get educated? 3rd World Farmer Go Goat Go “Get a goat to help you grow more food! Darfur is Dying My U.S.
Food Force: The First Humanitarian Video Game URGENT: Syrian children and their families need your help The crisis in Syria is entering a sixth brutal year. For Syrian families, this somber anniversary means another year away from home, another day not knowing where their next meal will come from, and another night that children will go to bed with empty stomachs. Just $50 will give one child food for the next three months. Please donate today. Make A Donation WFP is 100% voluntarily funded, so every donation counts. 90% of every donation goes directly towards getting food to hungry children and their families -- meaning you can make an incredible impact. Join Our Online Community Be a part of the World Food Programme's Online Community where we all have one goal in common -- ending hunger. Our Work Together Changes Lives Read how the World Food Programme is building a world with zero hunger, thanks to supporters like you.
WolfQuest Quest Atlantis Global Conflicts Portal Moshi Monsters - Parents We’ve put this page together to give you the information you need to feel confident about your children playing Moshi Monsters. What is Moshi Monsters? Moshi Monsters is an online game for kids, where they can adopt and take care of a friendly monster. It’s free to play, but we also offer a paid Moshi Membership that gives players access to a host of exclusive extra features, denoted by this symbol Within the game there are many fun, educational activities for kids to enjoy, such as: Playing games and solving puzzles to earn virtual rewards, called "Rox"Growing and collecting pet ‘Moshlings’ in their gardenSocialising with friends and familyReading the latest Moshi news and entering competitions on The Daily Growl blogCompleting "Super Moshi" missionsCollecting ultra-rare MoshlingsPersonalising their Monster with custom colours In fact, many parents (and grandparents) have so much fun helping to look after their children's monster that they adopt their own Moshi Monster. What We Do Contact Us
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