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Mission US - Free Online History Games

posted on September 9, 2010

Mission US is an interactive adventure game designed to improve the understanding of American history by students in grades 5 through 8.

The first game mission, For Crown or Colony? explors the reasons for Revolution through the eyes of both Loyalists and Patriots in 1770 Boston. The game, together with a rich variety of supplemental resources for students and teachers, is available for streaming and download at Mission US. Visit the website for an overview video of Mission US at work in the classroom as well as a demo of the game.

Tags: 21st Century Skills 21st Century Teaching Common Core education educators history online learning technology integration video games

Subjects: Social Studies