Civics and Citizenship

Be the change: Urban development

Level 7, 8, 9, 10
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In this interactive, players propose a solution for the abandoned block in a community beset with different socio-economic and environmental issues, and then must select a number of strategies to influence the decision-makers to accept their proposal.

Ideas for using this resource

The game is accessible and responsive, and it reflects the stages, processes and skills needed for students to be effective agents of change in a democratic community. Players receive formative feedback based on their choices and the follow-up reflection activity also provides an excellent basis for class discussion. It can be used as whole class, individual or small group activity, or as an assessment task.

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