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  • Plan It Green: The Big Switch is an online, city-building simulation game that gives students the opportunity to make complex decisions about the role of green energy, energy conservation, and energy efficiency in a fictional city. The game provides a unique opportunity for students to make decisions related to energy efficiency and energy sources and to see how those choices affect life in their city.


    Use this educator guide to engage students in Grades 6-8+ with the game in a variety of settings both in and out of the classroom. The guide includes information about the role of the facilitator, as well as game play setup for independent play, small group play, and whole class play. Activity ideas and discussion questions are organized into before, during, and after game play.


    Use game promo code LEARN to receive a one-time-only bonus of 10 hearts—valuable currency in the game. Just click the PROMO tab after logging in, type in the promo code, and your bonus hearts will be activated.