Thursday, May 1, 2014

Learning Through Games: Secret Code 13+4

Summary: In Secret Code 13+4, players roll dice and use arithmetic to disarm a museum's security and steal the mask of Amun Re.

Secret Code PictureNumber of Players: 2 to 4

Recommended Age: 8+

Skills Addressed:

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Strategy

Link to Learning:

  • With younger students, use only addition and subtraction. Multiplication and division make the game go faster, but are not necessary.
  • Experiment with the rules. Have students think of one rule change and predict how it will change the game. Then play with that change and compare the results to their predictions.

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