Recycling Quiz Show Game!
The Recycling Quiz Show Game is a free interactive teaching tool for educators to use to teach students about various topics involving recycling. The game was developed at NCTCOG under the guidance of the Resource Conservation Council. It comes pre-loaded with three levels of recycling questions targeted towards K-12 grade levels. The game also comes with an easy to use companion program that allows teachers to modify the categories and questions to create their own custom games.
*Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher is required to play this game.
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How to Play
The game is played much like the popular television show Jeopardy. The game supports up to four players, or four groups of players. You can play by having each player or team answering every question, or the first to raise their hand answers the question. If a question is answered correctly, points are awarded. If the question is answered incorrectly, points are taken away. Each player or team chooses a category in turn regardless of the outcome of the previous answer.
How To Play
*Be sure to click the Full Screen button for the best game experience.
The game editor allows you to create your own categories and questions in the Recycling Quiz Show Game. You can then save that question file to your computer and load it into the game when you want to play it. Start from one of the pre-built templates and modify the template with your own questions and answers. You can also set any number of double point questions anywhere in the template.
*Note: The question file that is created and saved to your computer only contains the data for the questions, you will need to load the file into the online version at run time or download the full game from below. To load a game you created, click "Select file..." from the home screen.
Download The Game
If you would like to play the Recycling Quiz Show offline or will not have an internet connection when and where you play the game, you can download the application and play directly from your computer. Please note, you do not need to download the application in order to play custom games, you can select a custom game file you created and saved to your computer using the online version. Downloading the application is only suggested if you will not be able to connect to the internet to play.
Once you download the .zip file you will need to extract the contents using "Compressed (zipped) folders" on Windows or a third party zip utility such as WinZip. The game will not work directly from the compressed .zip file.
Once the files are extracted, to start the game open the instructions.html file and click the start button.
When you play the game from your computer you will most likely be prompted to "Allow Active Content" or "Allow Blocked Content" in Internet Explorer, Click Yes or Allow.
CLICK HERE to save the files to your computer.
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