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Profile: George Washington's World for Kids


Title George Washington's World for Kids
Version 1
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Sponsor/Producer Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
Developer Eduweb
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Company Description Eduweb develops award-winning learning games and interactives for the web, museum exhibits, and mobile devices. Our mission is to create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet. Our projects have won dozens of prestigious awards, including fifteen MUSE Awards from the American Association of Museums, four Best of the Web awards from Museums and the Web, an Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Software Review, and many others.
Description For a stiff-lipped Founder of the United States, George Washington led an awfully exciting life. Soldier, farmer, statesman...he was even famous for his love of dancing. On this site, discover the real Washington at home and at war. Explore a 3D Mount Vernon in search of artifacts that reveal the many facets of the man. Meet the people who lived and worked on his estate. Play the harpsichord so he can dance with his beloved Martha. And serve as gun captain at Washington's greatest moment of military achievement, the siege of Yorktown. Washington's World has it all—everything, that is, except for a cherry tree.
Categories/Folksonomy Education, History, Early America
Lead Designer David T. Schaller
Other Designers/ Writers
Lead Programmer Russell Lunsford
Lead Artist / Video Pete Moretta
Price Free
Link http://www.washingtonsworld.org
Demo Available No
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Link(s) to Support Material
Platform(s) Mac, Windows (Unity web player)
Customizable (1 to 10) 0 (not customizable)
Special Hardware No
Toolkit/Language used Unity
Year Designed 2009
LMS Integration/ SCORM
Skill Level (Corporate/Military/Government)/Grade Level (Academic) Novice / Youth
Student time About an hour
Available ([O]pen / [R]estricted by Organization / [N]o longer Available Available / Open
Single player/Multiplayer Single player
Category: Serious Game


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