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Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs (2004)

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Teen drug abuse isn't limited to illicit drugs. Many OTC (over-the -counter) drugs, including cold remedies, laxatives, diet pills, and pain killers can cause serious health problems and even death.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
0:22
Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs

Bamboleo

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Bamboleo is a game of skill for all experts on gravity, and those who want to become one! A flat disc is balanced on top of a column and laden with about 25 wooden pieces.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
Science
Play Time: 
10 min.
Bamboleo

Dominant Species

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90,000 B.C. — A great ice age is fast approaching.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
120 min.
Dominant Species

Polarity

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Polarity brings pure physics to your living room in a game that is as addictive as it is innovative. You won't believe your eyes as you watch magnetic forces at work, enabling the play discs to gently lean or even float in mid-air!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
20 min.
Polarity

PitchCar

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PitchCar is at the same time a game of skill and a car race. This game is made of wood and is composed of a variety of tracks, jumps and elevations which allow you to build multiple courses for a variety of game play choices. Build you track, choose a car and pitch it along the track!

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
20 min.
PitchCar

Zendo

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Zendo is a game of inductive logic in which the Master creates a rule and the Students attempt to discover it by building and studying arrangements of plastic pyramid-shaped pieces (known as “Icehouse pieces”). The first student to state the rule correctly wins.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
20 min.
Zendo

Bausack

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There are five variations on how to play. The goal in all of them is to build a tower. The bag contains very different wooden pieces (i.e. an ashlar, an egg, a ring, a fir tree etc.) as well as a sack of beans for the "auction variation" of the game.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
30 min.
Bausack

Pandemic

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You and your companions are highly skilled specialists for the Center for Disease Control, based out of Atlanta, waging a battle against four deadly diseases.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
45 min.
Pandemic

Strain

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Strain is a game of competitive bioengineering. 3 to 7 players race to create microorganisms by placing Organelles and Cytoplasm around their Organism tiles. Players battle each other by deploying Toxin attacks and placing Virus tiles on opponents.
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Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
45 min.
Strain

Fauna

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360 animals on big cards are waiting for the players of Fauna. Every round a single animal presents itself by name and picture. The 2-6 players try to guess the animal's weight, length, height, tail length and - most important - the areas in which the animal lives on the Earth.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Play Time: 
45 min.
Fauna

Tobago

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Land ahoy.... After years of searching you have finally found her: Tobago, the island of forgotten treasures. Your hands hold several scraps of parchment almost too weathered to read, and you would bet your last shovel that these are pieces of a treasure map.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Play Time: 
60 min.
Tobago

Code 777

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Crack your code first! You can see your opponents' codes but not your own. Using questions and logic, try to deduce which three numbers are hidden in front of you. Once you're reasonably sure, then you can take a guess.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Play Time: 
60 min.
Code 777

Bolide

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Take total control of your car by the innovative move game rule! Work out the best routes along the track and push you car at the speed you want, racing opponents and making breathtaking overtakings or extreme brakings!

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Play Time: 
90 min.
Bolide

Great Transformations & Extinction! (2001)

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Great Transformations - 60 minutes

From the development of the four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land and the emergence of humans, Great Transformations focuses on the evolutionary changes that triggered the earth's incredible diversity.

Extinction! - 60 minutes

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:20
Great Transformations & Extinction!

The Evolutionary Arms Race & Why Sex? (2001)

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The Evolutionary Arms Race - 60 minutes

Survival of the fittest: Is it raw competition, a level of cooperation indispensable to life, or both? Explore our own spiraling arms race with microorganisms - the only real threat to our existence - and trace the alarming spread of resistance among pathogens that cause disease.

Why Sex? - 60 minutes

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:20
The Evolutionary Arms Race & Why Sex?

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