I gave him a rectangle of property. Each play dough color represents a type of soil or rock. Where should he build a house? Where should he dig a well? He must use "core sampling" to determine the answers.
Making map and buildings - use houses and signs from other posts. This would be a good project for peer tutoring activity - would have to span several sessions and could use it for teaching between growth spurts.
mfw adv 3 Jamestown online adventure game ~ The year is you are the captain of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia in this flash-based historical simulation. Will your colony survive and prosper or will it become another "lost colony"?
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