Branches of Power

Gamifi-ed Score:
Branches of power is a game that lets you chose your team of politicians, pick your attributes, and gain supporters on your topics. This game is great for future politicians.
https://www.icivics.org/games/branches-power
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Summary of Evaluation


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Problem Solving
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Purpose

Player Freedom
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Narrative Context

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Organization/ Problem Solving

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Real-World Connections
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Collaboration

Teamwork
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Scaffolding and mastery

Creativity
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Utility


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Student Review(s)


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Branches of Power is a serious game that is a great way to explain the branches of government to students. The game lets you play as the three levels of government and you gain supporters on certain issues and you have your own views.-coles8 3/2/14



Resources


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9irKHjgwE0
https://www.icivics.org/games/branches-power

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Infinite Gameplay


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