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ORP is FREEEEE

Operation: Resilient Planet has gone public at JASON Science! The game has always been freely available, but formerly required registration at the JASON Science Mission Center.

Tue 31 Jul 2012
emehlos

What are you waiting for? Go download it now!

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05/11/2010 - 13:05
NOAA Games

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has assembled a portal to a selection of games dealing with marine or air issues and themes. This "planet arcade" will hopefully bring attention to sciences and pursuits relevant to the NOAA as well as fostering environmental stewardship.

Tue 31 Jul 2012
emehlos
A segment of the planet arcade

We're proud to announce that Operation: Resilient Planet is now included in the list!

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04/08/2010 - 15:56
Tech&Learning Award

Operation: Resilient Planet has received a 2009 Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning!

Mon 30 Jul 2012
emehlos
Tech&Learning Targets O:RP for Award of Excellence

The site praised O:RP's free availability and the ease with which it can be integrated into school curriculum.

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04/01/2010 - 10:59
National Academy of Sciences, 2100 C St., NW, Washington, DC

Earlier this month, the National Research Council's Board on Science Education held a two-day workshop at the National Academy of Sciences in DC to discuss one of my favorite topics: games, simulations and (science) education.

Wed 21 Mar 2012
dwhite
National Academy of Sciences, 2100 C St., NW, Washington, DC

Essentially, a host of smart folks gave a series presentations that cumulatively pointed to the conclusion that game-based science education is a fantastic idea. As of this writing, the workshop agenda is still available online, including links to the papers and presentations that defined the workshop. Take a peak!

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10/30/2009 - 15:48

Operation: Resilient Planet was dubbed "the best educational game of all time (including the future)" by the Association for Educational Publishers.

Tue 31 Jul 2012
dwhite

Alright, fine...that's not entirely true, but I'm sure it's what they meant to say when they declared ORP a 2009 finalist in the "Best Educational Toys and Games" category. In the end, ORP remained a "finalist", falling short of the coveted "winner" upgrade, but hey...when you think about it, being a finalist is way cooler than actually winning. Why? Visit www.imnotsurejustgowithit.com to find out.

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07/14/2009 - 16:20