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Agricola

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In Agricola (Latin for "farmer"), you're a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
120 min.
Agricola

For Sale

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Going once! Going twice! Sold to the highest bidder! In this perfectly-crafted bidding game, players are forced to make a multitude of difficult decisions every minute…and that’s just in the first phase of the game!

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
20 min.
For Sale

Settlers of Catan

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Players are recent immigrants to the unpopulated island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements and roads by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade earned resources for settlements, roads or development cards.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
60 min.
Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan: Seafarers

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NOTE - this is an expansion to Settlers of Catan and requires the base game to play.
In Catan: Seafarers, you control a group of bold seafaring settlers exploring and taming the beautiful, uncharted Isles of Catan.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
60 min.
Settlers of Catan: Seafarers

Chicago Express

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America's industrial boom would have been unthinkable without the railroads. It was only possible to open up this huge country by transporting the necessary materials over long distances.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
60 min.
Chicago Express

Modern Society

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Modern Society is on the verge of change. At the beginning of the 21st Century the world is facing completely new challenges. Faith in a brighter future is endangered, however. The welfare state is almost at a breaking point, the population is aging and the dependency ration is declining.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.
Modern Society

Nanotechnology. An Introduction (2007)

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This program begins with an explanation of nanotechnology, and then demonstrates micrometers and nanometers. Viewers will also examine the special properties of nanoparticles, the gecko effect, carbon nanotubes, surface energy; hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces as well as the lotus effect.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:26
Nanotechnology. An Introduction

Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens) (2006)

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A teen with a job faces all kinds of decisions about how to use that paycheck: go out to dinner or save for a car? A new iPod or college tuition? Spring break at the beach or a long-term investment? Program introduces the concepts of money management and financial planning for the future in a fun, easy-to-understand manner.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:21
Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens)

Going, Going, GONE!

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Can you keep calm while bids are rising? Experience the exhilaration of real life auctions!

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
20 min.
Going, Going, GONE!

Splendor

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Splendor is a fast-paced and addictive game of chip-collecting and card development. Players are merchants of the Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation, shops—all in order to acquire the most prestige points.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.
Splendor

Acquire

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This Sid Sackson classic has taken many different forms over the years depending on the publisher. Each player strategically invests in businesses, trying to retain a majority of stock.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
90 min.
Acquire

Counties Work

Do you want to make your community a better place to live? In Counties Work, you decide about the programs and services that affect everyone! Your choices shape the community, and your citizens’ satisfaction determines whether you’ll get re-elected for a second term. Choose wisely.

The Wisdom to Survive (2014)

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THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:56
The Wisdom to Survive

Career Connections | Bookkeeping and Accounting

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Meet an accounting business owner and find out how she uses her degree, skills and technology to solve problems and serve needs for both businesses and individual clients.

Career Connections | Accounting/Auditor

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Learn about a tax accounting career from a senior manager of a firm that prepares tax returns for clients, audits their business plans and finances, and helps them stay compliant with current tax laws.

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