Algebra Safari Content Analysis


Algebra Safari
Created by Nicholas Ingrande



Algebra Safari is a game designed to teach and reinforce problems involving the Order of Operations. The game covers expressions with variables and without, variable equations, and error analysis.

Content Type
Content Elements
Game Elements

Facts

Using the Order of Operations to simplify and solve
Expressions and Equations
The Game Cards

Concepts

Expressions without variables

Expressions with variables

Variable Equations

Error Analysis

Difficult Multi-step Equations
Blue Cards

Orange Cards

Purple Cards

Yellow Cards

Black Cards

Principles

All of the concepts require the use of the Order of Operations.
The Game Cards

Procedures

  • The players will have to pick a card and solve the problem.
  • If the player is correct, then the player move the number of spaces that the card states.
  • If the player is wrong, then the players stays in that spot until they get a card correct.
  • The players move through the game board and the first one to the Bay of Parenthesis wins.

Processes

Natural or routine sequences of events


Probabilities

Unpredictable happenings


Context

The backdrop for all the content


Vantage Points

The roles or points of view from which people look at and interact with this content