Approved Game List

The computers in the Media Center are to be used for research and learning. Only games that promote higher thinking skills or that support our curriculum should be played on the computers. Games may not be played during class time without a teacher’s permission, but may be played before school, after school, or at lunchtime in the Media Center.

 

Below are games that promote higher thinking:

                          

 

Minesweeper , Hearts,  Freecell, Solitaire, or Spider Solitaire from the games menu on the computer.




Typershark – typing skill game; fast-action

Keyman and Bubble Typing Games – typing skill game; fast-action


Only Typing Games - Many games to show off your typing skills.


Fowl Words 2 – typing and unscrambling words game


Spelvin – spell words from jumbled letters; fast-action or slow


Text Twist – more challenging jumbled letter game


Who Wants to Win $1,000,000? – Science version of Millionaire


Word Up – spell words from adjoining letters  (like Boggle)


Enrich – math games and puzzles    


Incredibots - build games, solve physics puzzles


Grammar Gorillas – grammar reinforcement


Hangman – classic word/spelling game


Hangman (Science Vocabulary) 




Chess – Play the computer…set your own skill level for challenges


3rd World Farmer – How hard is it to make a living in a third world country?  Try it!

* Lemonade stand - Run your own business


Energyville – Power a city with the most efficient energy. What kind of score can you get?


The Waitress Game – Can you keep the customers satisfies? -rpg game

* Now Boarding - Run your own airline business -rpg

* Angry Birds  -Fun physics figuring game


Let It Flow – Fun timed puzzle game


Totem Destroyer - Blow up the right blocks so the ancient idol won't hit the ground.


Splitter - Split objects and joints to help the smiley ball get to the destination.


OGame – Run your own fleet of spaceships – strategy simulation game


Tactic’s Arena Online – Battle head-on with others online – strategy game


Magic Pen- Draw shapesand use physics to capture the flags


Fantastic Contraption - Creative and challenging engineering game


Coffee Tycoon – Run your own coffee business RPG




Hot Shot Business – Run your own business – comics, landscaping, pets, etc.         


Peasant Quest – RPG from the 80’s.


Warriors - The New Prophecy Quest - RPG based on the Warriors book series


Geography Games –  Can you name the countries?


Millionaire – From the ABC game show




Web Sudoku – Puzzling number game


QuizHub – quizzes, logic games


Jefferson Labs Games – Math and science games and puzzles.




Powder Game - Artistic and creative fun




PhysicsGames.net - EXCEPT for the games FIller and Physics Invader, you can play any game here


Color Infection - Figure this one out! It's not easy.


Super Stacker - Puzzle with stacking various shapes.

* Poptropica - Virtual world

 

 


Fun and Interesting Sites:

 

Interactive Websites – More fun sites than you can shake a stick at!

Brain of Brian – Funny!

Virtual Surgery - Do virtual surgery on a knee or a hip at edheads.org. Explore machines.

Opitical Illusions – Amazing tricks to play on your eyes!

http://mathforum.org/k12/mathtips/index.html#calculate -Mental math tricks to wow your friends

Whizball – building fun from Discovery Kids

Oregon Bluebook Kid’s Section  - Find out how much you know about Oregon: Games, Trivia, Quizzes

Build a Volcano

Freevibe – drugs- stories, quizzes, and more

How to Draw – drawing lessons

Puzzles Galore! – Links to puzzle and I.Q. tests (don’t use game links)

Money at the U.S. Mint – Find out about the new coins. Activities.

Updated 8/7/2012