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Roman Town 2: Children’s History Game

Catch a Master Thief in This History Game!

There’s a master thief on the loose! Use your logic and creative thinking skills to track her and save history! Catch Ladrone if you can!

This newest iteration of Dig-iT! Games’ highly acclaimed Roman Town game is an exciting learning experience for kids that blends archaeology, history, puzzles and problem solving into a fun immersive adventure game. Explore Pompeii, play games and solve puzzles to track down the master thief, Ladrone.  Gather clues by solving challenging mini-games that push logic and creative thinking skills to the limit. Players need to use all their expertise to beat Ladrone at her own game and save history. Students loved the original and will love the new social studies puzzle game even more!

Features:
  • Solve unique, replayable puzzles
  • Investigate clues to track Ladrone
  • Play ancient Roman games
  • Discover detailed factual information about Roman life
  • Explore Pompeii
  • Emphasize problem solving and critical thinking
  • Get immersed in learning
  • Enjoy alignment to National Council for Social Studies and Common Core State Standards for Math and Literacy.
Educators:

Roman Town 2 features an immersive learning environment that makes it fun and easy to learn and retain information about the ancient culture. Challenging puzzles exercise strategic thinking, spatial reasoning, memory, logic, math skills and more. Great for an in-class or homework activity. Use with Dig-iT! Games’ additional history games (including Excavate! Rome for a complete Roman history lesson).

Parents and Homeschoolers:

Roman Town 2 is a fun, self-contained introduction or reinforcement activity on Roman History. Great for car trips, rainy days, or even that long flight to Italy!


Excavate! Byzantine Education Game

Welcome to the shop site for Excavate! Byzantine, our ancient Byzantine Empire education game. As part of the world history and social studies series Excavate!, this game focuses on aspects of ancient Byzantine civilization. Purchase this product for online (HTML 5), for iOS (Apple App Store), or for Android (Google Play and Amazon).  For a full description of the game, including reviews, lesson plans and other general information, please visit the Excavate! Byzantine product page by following this link.

This game supports game-based learning data collection for educators using the industry standard GBLxAPI format.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson

Game Description and Education Standards

Please visit the Excavate! Byzantine educational game site for for a full description supported C3 and ELA standards. As part of their standards, all Excavate! games feature game play that aligns with these educational standards.

Part of six civilizations in the Excavate! series, the Excavate! Byzantine game incorporates the science of archaeology into social studies learning.  For those interested, we offer discount pricing for bundles of 3 or more world history games.

A leader in social studies game-based learning, we at Dig-iT! Games focus our passion on world history games. The Excavate! games help make learning fun for students and teaching easy for teachers.

Classroom Discounts

For purchases of 30 licenses or more, we offer educational discounts.  If you want multiple licenses, please contact us for a quote.

The online version (HTML5 browser) can be purchased from this page.  If preferred, see other app store options below.

Apple App Store (iPad, iPhone)

Android Google Play Store (tablet or phone)

Amazon Appstore (Fire tablets)

The license is per individual. However, it can be installed on multiple devices for same-user use. App Store licenses may be different


Excavate! Byzantine Teacher Guides

There are two guides included here:

  1. Excavate! Guide – this walks you through how to play the game and give ideas for use in the classroom.
  2. Excavate! Byzantine Guide- this provides the answers for the game’s content


Excavate! Greece Education Game

Welcome to the shop site for Excavate! Greece, our ancient Greece education game. As part of the world history and social studies series Excavate!, this game focuses on aspects of ancient Greek civilization. Purchase this product for online (HTML 5), for iOS (Apple App Store), or for Android (Google Play and Amazon).  For a full description of the game, including reviews, lesson plans and other general information, please visit the Excavate! Greece product page by following this link.

This game supports game-based learning data collection for educators using the industry standard GBLxAPI format.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson

Game Description and Education Standards

Please visit the Excavate! Greece educational game site for for a full description supported C3 and ELA standards. As part of their standards, all Excavate! games feature game play that aligns with these educational standards.

Part of six civilizations in the Excavate! series, the Excavate! Greece game incorporates the science of archaeology into social studies learning.  For those interested, we offer discount pricing for bundles of 3 or more world history games.

A leader in social studies game-based learning, we at Dig-iT! Games focus our passion on world history games. The Excavate! games help make learning fun for students and teaching easy for teachers.

Classroom Discounts

For purchases of 30 licenses or more, we offer educational discounts.  If you want multiple licenses, please contact us for a quote.

The online version (HTML5 browser) can be purchased from this page.  If preferred, see other app store options below.

Apple App Store (iPad, iPhone)

Android Google Play Store (tablet or phone)

Amazon Appstore (Fire tablets)

The license is per individual. However, it can be installed on multiple devices for same-user use. App Store licenses may be different

 

 


Excavate! Rome Education Game

Welcome to the shop site for Excavate! Rome, our ancient Rome education game. As part of the world history and social studies series Excavate!, this game focuses on aspects of ancient Roman civilization. Purchase this product for online (HTML 5), for iOS (Apple App Store), or for Android (Google Play and Amazon).  For a full description of the game, including reviews, lesson plans and other general information, please visit the Excavate! Rome product page by following this link.

This game supports game-based learning data collection for educators using the industry standard GBLxAPI format.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson

Game Description and Education Standards

Please visit the Excavate! Rome educational game site for for a full description supported C3 and ELA standards. As part of their standards, all Excavate! games feature game play that aligns with these educational standards.

Part of six civilizations in the Excavate! series, the Excavate! Rome game incorporates the science of archaeology into social studies learning.  For those interested, we offer discount pricing for bundles of 3 or more world history games. For additional content for ancient Rome, check out our Excavate! Card Game.

A leader in social studies game-based learning, we at Dig-iT! Games focus our passion on world history games. The Excavate! games help make learning fun for students and teaching easy for teachers.

Classroom Discounts

For purchases of 30 licenses or more, we offer educational discounts.  If you want multiple licenses, please contact us for a quote.

The online version (HTML5 browser) can be purchased from this page.  If preferred, see other app store options below.

Apple App Store (iPad, iPhone)

Android Google Play Store (tablet or phone)

Amazon Appstore (Fire tablets)

The license is per individual. However, it can be installed on multiple devices for same-user use. App Store licenses may be different


Excavate! Mesopotamia Education Game

Featured Free Game of the Week

Welcome to the shop site for Excavate! Mesopotamia, our ancient Mesopotamia education game. As part of the world history and social studies series Excavate!, this game focuses on aspects of ancient Mesopotamian civilization. Purchase this product for online (HTML 5), for iOS (Apple App Store), or for Android (Google Play and Amazon).  For a full description of the game, including reviews, lesson plans and other general information, please visit the Excavate! Mesopotamia product page by following this link.

This game supports game-based learning data collection for educators using the industry standard GBLxAPI format.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson

Game Description and Education Standards

Please visit the Excavate! Mesopotamia educational game site for for a full description supported C3 and ELA standards. As part of their standards, all Excavate! games feature game play that aligns with these educational standards.

Part of six civilizations in the Excavate! series, the Excavate! Greece game incorporates the science of archaeology into social studies learning.  For those interested, we offer discount pricing for bundles of 3 or more world history games.

A leader in social studies game-based learning, we at Dig-iT! Games focus our passion on world history games. The Excavate! games help make learning fun for students and teaching easy for teachers.

Classroom Discounts

For purchases of 30 licenses or more, we offer educational discounts.  If you want multiple licenses, please contact us for a quote.

The online version (HTML5 browser) can be purchased from this page.  If preferred, see other app store options below.

Apple App Store (iPad, iPhone)

Android Google Play Store (tablet or phone)

Amazon Appstore (Fire tablets)

The license is per individual. However, it can be installed on multiple devices for same-user use. App Store licenses may be different


Excavate! Egypt Education Game

Welcome to the download page for Excavate! Egypt, our ancient Egypt education game.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson


Loot Pursuit: Maya

Dig-It! Games is proud to present another chapter in the Loot Pursuit series, Loot Pursuit: Maya! Dive into the ancient world of the Maya and save their artifacts from greedy hands!

Tulum’s Preservation Board discovers a threat of an upcoming robbery by a notorious gang of looters and wants to hire you to excavate the site’s irreplaceable artifacts before these malicious thieves pillage the ruins. To ask such a thing of an amateur archaeologist and mathematician is unheard of, but these are desperate times and history itself needs your help! However, you will need all your math skills to stop them.

Taking a unique approach to teaching history and math, Loot Pursuit: Maya was designed from an archaeological point of view. In this way, players learn by discovery! Aligning with Common Core State Standards for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade, this easy to use game helps players sharpen their Number and Operations skills all while immersed in a new culture.

  • Beautiful graphics and an easy to use interface
  • A Practice Mode for quick reviews and help on tricky topics
  • Skill-based learning
  • Knowledge of the ancient Maya
  • Aligns with Common Core State Standards
  • Designed specifically for grades 4, 5, and 6

As a result of these features, Loot Pursuit: Maya teaches math and social studies in a fun way! Purchase is for a one year subscription per account license.

Want to play on your iPhone or iPad? Try out Loot Pursuit: Tulum!

 


Jamestown History Noun Game

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Overview: Students will review their knowledge of Jamestown by interacting with primary source artifacts and connecting them to corresponding places and people; hence the name: Jamestown Noun.  Students must connect the artifact, place and/or people cards with facts and stories that show a level of understanding of the events and historical reality of life in the Jamestown settlement.

 

Goal:

Collect the most sets of cards by offering a justifiable and historically accurate explanation of how they connect.  Three cards make a set of cards.

 


Excavate! MesoAmerica Education Game

Welcome to the shop site for Excavate! MesoAmerica, our ancient MesoAmerica education game. As part of the world history and social studies series Excavate!, this game focuses on aspects of ancient MesoAmerican civilizations including the Maya, Inca, and Aztecs. Purchase this product for online (HTML 5), for iOS (Apple App Store), or for Android (Google Play and Amazon).  For a full description of the game, including reviews, lesson plans and other general information, please visit the Excavate! MesoAmerica product page by following this link.

This game supports game-based learning data collection for educators using the industry standard GBLxAPI format.

If you need the accompanying lesson materials, find the free download links below.

Teacher Guide

Artifact Based Questions

Inquiry Analysis Lesson

Game Description and Education Standards

Please visit the Excavate! MesoAmerica educational game site for for a full description supported C3 and ELA standards. As part of their standards, all Excavate! games feature game play that aligns with these educational standards.

Part of six civilizations in the Excavate! series, the Excavate! MesoAmerica game incorporates the science of archaeology into social studies learning.  For those interested, we offer discount pricing for bundles of 3 or more world history games.

A leader in social studies game-based learning, we at Dig-iT! Games focus our passion on world history games. The Excavate! games help make learning fun for students and teaching easy for teachers.

Classroom Discounts

For purchases of 30 licenses or more, we offer educational discounts.  If you want multiple licenses, please contact us for a quote.

The online version (HTML5 browser) can be purchased from this page.  If preferred, see other app store options below.

Apple App Store (iPad, iPhone)

Android Google Play Store (tablet or phone)

Amazon Appstore (Fire tablets)

The license is per individual. However, it can be installed on multiple devices for same-user use. App Store licenses may be different

 


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