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Simulation PowerPoint

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  2. 2. Simulations<br />Simulations use rigorously structured scenarios carefully designed to develop specific competencies that can be directly transferred in to the real world. (Clark Aldrich on Simulations and Serious Games)<br />
  3. 3. History of Simulations<br />
  4. 4. Game vs. Simulation<br />
  5. 5. Why use simulations?<br />students are involved<br />motivational<br />flexible thinking<br />real world experience<br />understand complex issues<br />
  6. 6. Things to ponder…<br />Simulations put teachers in a different role.<br />Many simulators cost money.<br />Simulations take time.<br />Must have a class lab. <br />
  7. 7. Give it a try…<br />http://www.funderstanding.com/coaster<br />
  8. 8. Simulations in the Classroom<br />
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  10. 10. Simulations in the Business <br />
  11. 11. Open Source<br />
  12. 12. http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/index.php?cat=Featured_Sims<br />Great resource for science simulations<br />http://currweb.aea11.k12.ia.us:8080/URLCurriculumpage/Science.html<br />http://currweb.aea11.k12.ia.us:8080/URLCurriculumpage/Socialstudies.html<br />Great resource for free social studies and science simulators. <br />www.smgww.org<br />http://imedia.ksc.nasa.gov/index1.html<br />
  13. 13. Resources<br />http://clarkaldrich.blogspot.com/2009/12/virtual-worlds-simulations-and-games.html<br />http://www.smgww.org/<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link_Trainer<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Oregon_Trail_(video_game)<br />Http://www.creativeteachingsite.com/edusims.html<br />http://www.edutopia.org/node/3341<br />

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