Games for Chromebook are listed below by grade. Any of the links can be copied and pasted into your Google Classroom assignments to give your students immediate access. For students who do not have home Internet access, most of these same games can be downloaded on a phone or tablet and played offline. There are currently 10 web games available.
MAKING CAMP SERIES FOR GRADES 3-5
Making Camp Premium
In “Making Camp: Premium,” players practice multiplication and division skills while learning math problem-solving strategies. They’ll also be introduced to Ojibwe history. PLUS get the completely new words challenges section, an activity randomizer, and more. Customize your virtual wigwam inside and out. Earn points by solving math problems, learning about language arts, and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game.
Making Camp Lakota
Learn how the Lakota lived. Experience the Lakota language. Improve math skills. In Making Camp: Lakota, players practice multiplication and division skills. They’ll also be introduced to Lakota history and culture. Earn points by solving math problems and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game as you earn items to customize your tipi. Making Camp: Lakota is the FIRST fully English/Lakota bilingual, cross-curricular math video game. Made with the Thunder Valley Community Development Corp.
Making Camp Dakota: Past & Present
Making Camp: Dakota – Past & Present draws from game design workshops conducted with youth from the Upper Sioux Community (Minnesota) and Spirit Lake (North Dakota). The game combines both math and Dakota culture, both traditional and contemporary, by leveraging oral storytelling and teaching standards-aligned advanced division skills. The game is recommended for students in Grade 4-6.
Making Camp Bilingual
In Making Camp, players practice multiplication and division skills while learning math problem-solving strategies. They’ll also be introduced to Ojibwe history. Earn points by solving math problems and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game.
Making Camp: Bilingual covers a subset of the content in Making Camp Premium, but Making Camp: Bilingual can be played in English or Spanish.
Our version in Spanish as the first language of Making Camp Bilingual. In this game, you will test your mathematical knowledge of multiplication and division, while learning about the Native American culture. You can choose between the categories: Numbers, Society, or Random to play fun mini-games that will teach you how to multiply and divide in an easy and entertaining way. In addition, Math Tribe has educational videos.
GAMES FOR GRADES 5-7
Forgotten Trail follows two teenagers who apply their knowledge of fractions, decimals, measurement and statistics to retrace the Ojibwe migration through the U.S. and Canada. We fit in the cultural part through stories and flashbacks.
This short game introduces the concepts of indigenous species, thriving, threatened and “special concern” in the context of the nine species of turtles indigenous to the state of Minnesota. It can also be used in lessons on converting fractions to decimals.
AzTech: The Story Begins
Click here for the AZTECH: THE STORY BEGINS TEACHERS GUIDE with answers to all math and vocabulary questions, game play ‘cheat sheet’ and everything else you need to know.
Journey through the past to the present. Discover the importance of math, on everything from building to farming to business as you travel through time in your quest to get home to Iowa. Learn history and even a second language along the way. What starts as a typical day in history class for Xitlali and José turns into a day nothing like any other. Find your homework. Get to school before the bell rings. And definitely stay away from that book your teacher told you not to touch! AzTech: The Story Begins teaches multi-step problem solving, basic statistics, and real-world applications of math while introducing you to pre-Columbian Central American history. The game is fully bilingual (English/Spanish).
AzTech: Meet the Maya (Grades 5-8)
Mr. Gonzalez told you not to touch that book! Now, you’re in the Mayan jungle. Use your knowledge of statistics and history to survive. AzTech: Meet the Maya can be played in English or as a bilingual English/Spanish experience. The language of instruction is controlled by the player on every single page within the game, including text, audio, and video content. The game is fully bilingual (English/Spanish).
Making Camp Navajo (Beta)
Whether you are raising sheep, weaving blankets or feeding an orphan lamb, you’ll need to use ratios and proportions. Create your own designs and build up your flock.
Making Camp Navajo is in beta. Stay tuned for the final version release, coming soon!
Disaster Deduction Detectives
Disaster Deduction Detectives is a five-level game to teach mean, median and quartiles in context. Students will learn how data tracking and analysis can support important decisions made in real-world scenarios.
Don’t have time to play the whole game yourself but want to assign it? We have you covered. For a teacher cheat sheet, click here
Set against the backdrop of the 1851 Treaty of Fort Laramie, the Bozeman Trail is a short-cut off the Oregon Trail that students explore to learn about Northern Plains history (1862-1876). What sets this game apart from any other programming in its class is the chance to explore competing perspectives of the same set of events, revealing the full historical context of the era.