ThaiSim - Thai Simulation and Gaming Association (th)
ThaiSim: The Thai Simulation and Gaming Association
ThaiSim is a professional association for students, teachers, trainers, researchers, practitioners and other professionals.
Its aim is to enable and promote the sharing of expertise in the field of simulation, gaming, role-play, serious games and experiential methods for teaching, learning, development and assessment.
|Sim-U - An Online UniverCITY - Business Simulations |
Business simulations in the first completely online MMOS in the world. Engage students in a virtual world where they can test their knowledge and skills in a risk free environment.
Learn and apply skills in marketing, operation, marketing, human resources, and general management.
Not free but there are some trial areas.
|IndustryPlayer (free trial) |
IndustryPlayer simulates all aspects of entrepreneurship: from strategy, investment and finance to the interactions with competitors, workforce, consumers, banks and our environment (CSR, Carbon Footprint). IndustryPlayer is the ultimate choice in real-time strategy business simulation games. FREE downloadable trial version (9.5 MB)
|3rd World Farmer |
3rd World Farmer lets players manage a small virtual farm in a developing country, and thus experience the hardships and dilemmas faced by the poor.
Games for Change (G4C) is a non-profit which seeks to harness the extraordinary power of video games to address the most pressing issues of our day, including poverty, education, human rights, global conflict and climate change.
| Human Rights | Economics | Public Policy | Public Health | Poverty | Environment | Global Conflict | News | Politics |
Zap produces addictive negotiation games for ENTERTAINMENT and life skills development. We also create interactive advertising and educational content.
e.g. The Print Shop Demo - great for practicing decision making and negotiation skills with a difficult customer!
IndustryMasters browser-based business simulation with more than 200 industries grouped into 16 industry sectors: Aerospace, Automotive, Beverages, Energy, Cosmetics, Appliances, Electronics, Recreation, Agriculture, Processed Food ,Staple Food, Machinery, Metal, Pharma, Wood & Paper,Textile.
IndustryMasters simulates all aspects of management: from Strategy, Investment and Finance to Product Pricing, Marketing, Quality, R&D, HR and Ecology.
You take the role of an entrepreneur and compete live against players from around the globe for market share, profit and shareholder value.
|Lemonade Stand on the iPhone iPod |
Lemonade Stand on the iPhone iPod
Tony Vincent shares some of his favorite iPod touch and iPhone apps for education. There's also audience participation.
Lemonade Stand is an App that he demos at the beginning of this UStream presentation
|Bossingame - Business Game |
Dare yourself and rock this online Business Game!
Manage your own virtual company, compete against international players and become famous with your management skills!
|The Science of Spore--The |
The Science of Spore--The "Evolution" of Gaming
Spore encompasses five stages of development: cell, creature, tribe, civilization and space. There are some potent differences, however, between evolution as it actually operates and Spore’s animated version of events. For one, in the “cell” and “creature” stages of the game, organisms win “DNA points” when they achieve certain goals.
|Titan : Business Simulation |
Titan : Business Simulation
Test your skills running a business in this ultimate business simulation! As CEO, you will match wits in the competitive, technologically advanced industry of the Holo-Generator
Set in the year 2035, JA Titan creates a world in which players are CEOs of their own companies. Originally conceived in the 1980s as the Management and Economic Simulation Exercise, or MESE, JA Titan is a widely recognized business simulation for high school students.
During game play, students must run a manufacturing company and master six key business decisions: price of product, production levels, marketing expenses, research and development costs, capital investment level, and charitable giving. Various corporate assistants “help” the player through each phase, or “quarter,” of game play.
ElectroCity is an online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities.
It’s great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.
Just think up a city name and declare yourself Mayor.
If you’re a school teacher, you need to register so your students’ cities are eligible for school prizes.
|Learning by Simulations |
Simulations play a central role in learning by doing, since the understanding of concepts and fundamental ideas is closely related to being able to experiment with a topic or a particular aspect of it.
Learning by Simulations has been developed to support both teachers and students in the process of knowledge transfer and knowledge acquisition. It currently contains about 40 simulations dealing with mathematical, phyiscal, chemical, or computer science problems. Most of the simulations are available both in English and German language.
|Discover! Simulations ... Science |
Discover! Simulations ... Science
An IMPRESSIVE collection from Houghton Mifflin Science
|The Shodor Foundation |
"The Shodor Foundation, a nonprofit education and research corporation, is "dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies." Shodor recognized that professional computational science tools, especially graphics and animations, could be adapted for classroom use.
The foundation's Web site offers access to a repertoire of software and provides value-added aids, such as curriculum materials for students, sorted by grade and subject, for students, teachers, and parents."
|Hotel and Tourism Workplace Simulator |
Hotel and Tourism Workplace Simulator .. from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
|Idaho Bioterrorism (Second Life) |
Play2Train - Idaho Bioterrorism Awareness and Preparedness Program
Play2Train is a virtual training space in SecondLife designed to support Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), Simple Triage Rapid Transportation (START), Risk Communication and Incident Command System (ICS) Training.
This virtual environment spreads over two islands Asterix and Obelix (65536 x 2 sq. meters), with one island dedicated to a virtual town and the other a virtual hospital. The design of this virtual environment is influenced by dioramas frequently used by emergency services to support their tabletop exercises.
|Hydro Hijinks Diplomacy Game (Second Life) |
Hydro Hijinks Diplomacy Game
Updated (as of 03/26) walkthrough of an award-winning diplomacy game created in Second Life, by the students of IS195 at Montgomery College, Rockville Maryland.
|UC Davis' Virtual Hallucinations (Second Life) |
UC Davis' Virtual Hallucinations (Second Life) Sec.Life Landmark / SLurl
|The Heart Murmur Sim (Second Life) |
The Heart Murmur Sim
Today, our Studio NMC took its audio equipment on the road, and we visited with Jeremy Kemp (Jeremy Kabumpo in SL) over at his Heart Murmur Simulation site, located in the Waterhead region of Second Life
Jeremy provided a quick walk through tour of his Heart Murmur simulation, which features use of special audio features to provide the needed sounds to simulate cardiac auscultation.
NationStates is a free nation simulation game. Build a nation and run it according to your own warped political ideals. Create a Utopian paradise for society's less fortunate or a totalitarian corporate police state. Care for your people or deliberately oppress them. Join the United Nations or remain a rogue state. It's really up to you.
|Google Earth Flight Simulator |
Google Earth Flight Simulator
You can choose to fly one of two planes. The F16 is almost impossible to control for novices, so the SR22 propeller plane is the way to go (and offers better sightseeing).
You can choose to start from your current position on G.E., or you can choose from several airports around the world, including the Kathmandu one.
|aVataR@School project |
The overall goal of the project is to use virtual role plays to find a new way for conflict resolutions with a playful and cooperative approach.
The aVataR@School project aims to establish virtual role plays in which pupils, teachers and others try out strategies for conflict resolution by means of the School Peer Mediation approach.
Each virtual role plays will take plave in the most popular 3D online digital world: SecondLife (http://www.secondlife.com). For each of the role plays a scenario will be worked out to represent a typical conflict in school (e.g. social exclusion, bullying or violence). In each scenario players will try to find common solutions in a cooperative and collaborative way.
|Train Spotting Simulator |
Microtoss Train Spotting Simulator brings the power and excitement of one of the world's most favorite hobbies to your PC, placing you in the role of a trainspotter with unprecedented realism, exciting real-world challenges, and the tools to recreate almost any trainspotting experience in the world.
|The Classroom Sim : Simulation Discipline Strategies |
The Classroom Sim can help you refine your discipline skills before you ever set foot in the classroom.
You simply play the computer game by making classroom decisions, enforcing and modifying rules, and responding to events initiated by students, parents, and administrators. At the end of each quarter you will receive feedback on how your decisions might affect the happiness, behavior, and academic progress of your students.
Set includes Simulation Software Activation and Companion Edition Book: Working with Students: Discipline Strategies for the 21st Century; Simulation Companion Edition
|Google Maps Flight Simulator |
Google Maps Flight Simulator
Fly a small model aeroplane anywhere ... but using Google maps .. so the scenary is real!
|Free Simulation Games at Windows Marketplace |
Free Education Simulation Games at Windows Marketplace
Select from hundreds of free (and commercial) games and demos, plus patches to improve the performance of games you already own.
|Download Full (Old) Games for free |
Download Full Games : Free Simulations (over 300). All games are free to download ... this collection is of 'old favourites' .. in fact 'classics' .. that have been 'retired' but still useful for teaching and learning
A Game of Macroeconomics | Flight simulators |
PeaceMaker is a one-player game in which the player can choose to take the role of either the Israeli Prime Minister or the Palestinian President. The player must react to in-game events, from diplomatic negotiations to military attacks, and interact with eight other political leaders and social groups in order to establish a stable resolution to the conflict before his or her term in office ends.
Real-time and Location-Based Events. Videos and pictures from a library of real-time news events are interjected into gameplay. Relevant events are presented on a high-resolution map of Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip.
|Simulations from Persuasive Games |
Simulations at Persuasive Games
This company produces several simulations that would be useful in a number of different curriculum areas
Disaffected! - a videogame parody of the Kinko’s copy store, a source of frustration from its patrons. Disaffected! puts the player in the role of employees forced to service customers under the particular incompetences common to a Kinko’s store.
Airport Insecurity - a game about inconvenience and the tradeoffs between security and rights in American airports.
Stone City – Cold Stone Creamery, Inc. - Cold Stone commissioned an employee training game to focus on the issue portion sizes and their relationship to profitability.
|Informatist Guide |
Guide for Informatist.
Informatist is a free, business simulation game, which features joint stock companies and a fluctuating stock market.
It's free to play, and is regularly updated.
|Bath time with Archimedes : Handling Data |
Bath time with Archimedes : Handling Data
Key Stages 2 and 3: Age range 10 - 14
This simulation involves changing variables by selecting the strength of the water flow into the bath, turning the tap on or off, putting the plug in and out, and telling Archimedes to get in and out of the bath.
|Car Seat belt crash simulator |
Car Seat belt crash simulator
|Gibbity : Simulations : Reviews |
Gibbity : Simulations : Reviews
Gibbity is a people-powered, game discovery engine. As a participant, you can either explore the current game listings and review stuff you find, or you could contribute games that aren't there yet and review those.
|Lemonade Stand |
Welcome to Lemonade Stand! Your goal in this game will be to make as much money as you can within 30 days. To do this, you've decided to open your own business -- a Lemonade Stand!
You'll have complete control over almost every part of your business, including pricing, quality control, inventory control, and purchasing supplies. You'll also have to deal with the weather, which can be unpredictable.
|Cellular Automata |
A simulation of cell behaviour based on four simple rules.
I'm fascinated by how a seemingly complex organic system can be created from such a simple set of rules. Make sure you try creating your own initial setup to see how it survives.
The object of the game is to try and become the player with the highest net worth. There is one primary way of doing this: buying hotels and waiting for other players to land on them, paying you rent.
Open economics game/simulation. Players compete in order to dominate market and achieve best financial results. The game is open - anyone can play it without any cost.
No special software required - web browser is enough.
Online massive multiplayer economics game
|Food Force |
"Food Force" is a free online game from the United Nations World Food Program that sends children ages 8 to 13 on six realistic aid missions.
Food Force serves as a classroom tool for teaching about hunger.
From the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world? largest humanitarian agency, Food Force is an educational video game telling the story of a hunger crisis on the fictitious island of Sheylan.
Comprised of 6 mini-games or ?issions? the game takes young players from an initial crisis assessment through to delivery and distribution of food aid, with each sequential mission addressing a particular aspect of this challenging process.
The game has wide cross-curricular appeal (geography, social studies, health, etc.) and can strengthen strategic thinking and decision-making skills. It is an ideal lesson follow-up or homework activity.
Teachers are encouraged to download the game and install it on school computers or burn it onto a CD and make as many copies as required.
|Power Politics 3 |
Power Politics 3 : USA Presidential Campaign Simulator
|Environment Simulation |
Until recently, most of the environments on Earth stayed pretty much the same for hundreds or even thousands of years. But now, humans can change an environment practically overnight. Just think what a bulldozer can do to a two-thousand-year-old forest! In this Mind Game, you?l see how big changes to the environment can affect the animals that live there.
In this game, you can control how much pollution lands on the trees. Just click on the slider and drag it toward "More Pollution" (orange) or "Less Pollution" (green). Then sit back and watch what happens to the bugs!
|Chemistry Simulations |
Virtual Chemistry Laboratory | Acclimatization on Mt. Everest | Stoichiometry | Periodic Table | Internal Combustion Engine Simulator | Why Things Have Color | Equilibrium | Spectroscopic Simulator | Statistical Mechanical Simulator |
|Strombolian Eruption Simulation |
Strombolian Eruption Simulation (Volcanoe)
|Extreme Farm Simulation |
Extreme Farm Simulation ;-)
|Zoo Tycoon |
In Zoo Tycoon, you'll be challenged to build the most healthy and vibrant zoo possible. With an easy to learn interface, you can begin planning your strategy and building your ultimate zoo the moment you start the game.
Plan poorly, and those lions, tigers, and bears may find a new found interest in you! Zoo Tycoon - enjoy the fun and challenge of building and managing the ultimate zoo.
Zoo Tycoon Trial Version .. free download 27MB
zoo | animal | simulation |
|Virtual Worlds at Biz/Ed |
Virtual Worlds at Biz/Ed
Virtual Economy : The model is based around No.11 Downing St. - the Chancellor's house and office. Here's your chance to run the economy better than the Chancellor.
Virtual Developing Country :Find out more about development economics through our Zambia case study.
Virtual Bank : What do banks and central banks do? Take a trip down to our Virtual Bank to find out.
Virtual Learning Arcade : Do you want to have a go at determining a house price? Run this and other simulations.
Virtual Factory : find out about everything from production to accounts.
Virtual Farm : Can you run the family farm for ten years and make a profit? What could possibly go wrong?
|Evolution Lab |
Evolution Lab ... evolution simulation
|The Quest for Independence |
The Quest for Independence
An interactive simulation that enables kids to spend money, get a job -- or suffer the consequences of spending all their money without getting a job!
|Sports simulations |
Sports simulations : MATHEMATICS Levels 5 and 6
In Sports simulations students simulate well-known sports using dice and compare their results with real data from the games played on sports fields.
Students also use simulations to investigate the range of winning-run lengths for teams that are evenly matched or otherwise.
|Sports Simulations List on Google |
Sports Simulations List on Google
|Simulation Sports Leagues |
Simulation Sports Leagues
Playasport users can participate in one of many simulation sports games, including baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and soccer.
Additionally we have tennis, figure skating, golf, and racing games that let you manage your own player through a season of events.
Playasport is a free sports simulation site, with daily results and rankings.
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