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Using Thingdom

Watch the video (coming soon) to see how teachers from Phoenix High School used Thingdom in their classroom teaching and their STEM Club. Running length approx. 5 minutes.

Use the worksheet to help students focus on the key learning from the game. Download worksheet (pdf)

Use the game as a starting point for discussion about:

  • the inheritance of genetic disorders such as Cystic Fibrosis and Huntingdon's Chorea
  • the ethics of genetic screening
  • variation amongst species
  • evolution through natural selection

Thingdom can be used on computers by individuals or pairs of students working together, or by whole classes via a whiteboard. Students can also be encouraged to use the game at home to support their learning.