Game Over Gopher
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Game Over Gopher


Game Over Gopher

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Hungry gophers are after the prized carrot. Defend the carrot by placing units on a coordinate grid. Game Over Gopher is a fun tower defense game that guides students through learning and practicing the following math skills: drawing polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; using coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate; and applying these techniques in the context of solving real-world and... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: August 27, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 28, 2013
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Keywords: math, vertices, STEM, coordinate plane, problem solving, Learning game, Coordinate grid


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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: yes
Creative Commons: no


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