CURRICULUM STANDARDS Ecology 1. Explain ways that individuals and groups of organisms interact with each other and their environment. a. Identify and describe the interactions of organisms present in a habitat. b. Explain that changes in an organism's habitat are sometimes beneficial to it and sometimes harmful.
TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS 1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways. 3d. Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions. 5c. Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
SYNOPSIS/GAMEPLAY Players have 12 days to create a functional jungle ecosystem by adding 5 organisms each day. They can choose from plants, insects, and animals and must try to maintain a healthy balance for all within the ecosystem.