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Television: Games

Games

Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.

Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.

Get the Scoop!






Newsflash 5 – Get The Scoop – investigate a story and be a news reporter. Brought to you by PBSKids!

Kids Incorporated

Crew

Kids Work! Here is a cool site to explore – learn about the history of television, telegraphs, the telephone and radio. Visit a virtual television station and visit the staff, the different station departments, and then play the role of three of jobs needed in bringing television to the customer.

Building a Satellite

Satellite

Build It Yourself Satellite Game – from NASA – determine what your satellite will be used for and then decide what equipment will be necessary.

Pixel This

Pixels

Television screens break images into smaller portions called pixels. Read about the pixel technology and then play the NASA game Pixel This.

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