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Educational Games

GeoSafari Electronic Learning Game, Educational Insights
Age 8 and up, Award-winning game.
Electronic quiz game for 1 or 2 players. Mostly maps.

World Map Floor Puzzle, 1977, Judy Company
Ages 7 and up, Floor puzzle
A 36" x 48" puzzle with 48 pieces and activity suggestions.

The Cattlemen, 1977, Selchow & Righter Company
age 10+, Board game, expansion board game
"An exciting land-grabbing, claim-jumping game of the Old West, pitting one land baron against another."

Axis & Allies, 1987, Milton Bradley
ages 12 - adult, combat strategy board game
Ave. playing time: 3-4 hours, 2-5 players
"...Challenges you and your opponents to decide the outcome of World War II."

Kansas: The Sunflower State, 1988, Austin-Peirce
elementary, puzzle
100-piece puzzle of Kansas, with counties and county seats, rivers, historical trails and landmarks, state flag, state motto, state bird, and other items pertaining to the State of Kansas.

Deluxe GeOdyssey, 1987, Geolearning Corporation
Ages 8 and up, puzzle
Challenge your knowledge of the world by playing this entertaining learning game. Fun for everyone. GeOdyssey DELUXE, The World Game, is played by building a world map with tiles. Is that Africa or Australia? Do you know your coastlines? It's not as simple as it seems. Lines of latitude and longitude will match several ways...but only one will work according to geography. You build the world! This game can be played to hundreds of possible configurations, each one an absolutely correct map of the Earth.

GeOdyssey, 1987, Geolearning Corporation
Ages 8 and up, puzzle
Challenge your knowledge of geography by playing this entertaining learning game. Fun for everyone. GeOdyssey, The World Game, is played by building a world map with tiles. Is that Africa or Australia? Do you know your coastlines? It's not as simple as it seems. Lines of latitude and longitude will match several ways...but only one will work according to geography. You build the world! This game can be played to hundreds of possible configurations, each one an absolutely correct map of the Earth.

GeoCards, 1987, GeoLearning Corporation
Ages 8 and up, cards
An exciting geography card game which allows a world map to be built in hundreds of different ways, each an absolutely correct map of the Earth.

We The People, 1993, Avalon Hill Game Company
12 and up, board game
"...Relive the events of the American Revolution."

GeoSafari Theater, 1995, Educational Insights
Age 8 and up, Electronic lessons/quiz
See GeoSafari Theater transparency sets. Controllers require batteries. Includes 27-page instruction guide, plastic carrying case.
"...Innovative tool for exciting classroom instruction." Use with an overhead projector and the GeoSafari overhead transparency sets (or make your own transparencies). Flexible, with 5 modes, including competitive and noncompetitive modes.

GeoBee, 1996, National Geographic Society
beginner, intermediate, advanced, electronic lessons/quiz on CD-ROM
play alone or up to 4 players, Windows or Mac
"Test your wits with GeoBee, the exciting geography quiz game...poses thousands of questions, including hundreds of new pictorial and audio questions."

Challenge Around the World, 1991, Good Apple
grades 4-8+, board game
classroom board game to better acquaint students with world geography

Highlights Best Board Games from Around the World, 1992, Highlights for Children, Inc.
elementary, board games
EdPress 1992 Distinguished Achievement Award Winner
This is a collection of 16 board games from different parts of the world. Most of the games are for two players. Includes Go (Chinese), Bandits (Roman), Wari (African), Poindexter (French), etc. "Challenge indicators" denote complexity. Each game has a very brief history.