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ERIC Number: ED125932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Game Playing with a Bite! An Evaluative Simulation. Instructional Activities Series IA/S-9.
Johnson, Robert G.
This activity is one of a series of 17 teacher-developed instructional activities for geography at the secondary-grade level described in SO 009 140. This activity employs a simulation approach to investigate factors influencing industrial locations. Students design proposals intended to attract specific industries to specific cities. The flow chart provided for the four-day game strategy suggests that the students be divided into several groups. Each group assumes the role of a city Chamber of Commerce and designs a proposal to attract an industry. This involves students in designing their own city in order to attract the industry. After proposals are written, groups assume different roles--they become manufacturers. Students then develop criteria for a manufacturer's location. After proposals are ranked, students engage in an evaluative discussion. (DE)
NCGE Central Office, 115 North Marion Street, Oak Park, Illinois 60301 ($0.50, secondary set $15.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 096 235 and SO 009 140-167