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# Mr. Nussbaum’s Learning Games: Titles Starting With T – Z

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## Tackle Math Ball

Background: This is a fun football-themed math game where students rumble down the field using their addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills. Students can choose from real NFL teams and play both offense and defense.

Skills: Adding, Subtracting, and Basic Multiplication;
Age Range: 8 – 11
Play on: This Game Plays on All Devices

## Tae-kwon Donuts

Background: For many years the Tae Kwon Donuts and the Subninjas have fought against each other. Now, the subninjas have resorted to kidnapping the Tae Kwon Donuts’ Munchquins! You must use your addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills for both positive and negative numbers to identify the weak link among rows of horrifying subninjas to save the future generation of Tae Kwon Donuts! You must attack the subninja with the math problem that yields a different answer than the rest! Use the keyboard arrows to move your Tae Kwon Donut and the space bar to attack. As you progress through rooms of the castle, you will earn your colored belts and new attack modes! You can also earn a password to return to any room in the castle.

Skills: Operations with Positive and Negative Numbers
Age Range: 9 +
Play on: Computer

## Teacher Dodgeball

Background: Re-arrange the numbers and operational signs to form a correct equation in the time given. Arrange as many equations as you possibly can in two minutes. If you are correct, you will hit the teacher with the dodgeball. If you succeed in making two or more equations, you will move on to a more challenging round. Defeat all five teachers and earn your dodgeball champion certificate.

Skills: Solving equations with missing numbers
Age Range: 10 – 12
Play on: Computer

## Temperature Map

Background: How well can you add and subtract both positive and negative numbers? Temperature Map requires students to add and subtract both positive and negative numbers in specially-designed word problems to determine the temperatures of ten cities around the world. This game serves as an enjoyable way for students to practice adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers, improve number sense, and to learn a little bit about world geography and climate, and each city’s temperature in the game is within the range of its actual normal temperatures in summer or winter.

Skills: Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: This game plays on any device

## The Founding Father

Background: We hear all of the time about the “Founding Fathers,” but who would be THE Founding Father? Take the “Who is Your Founding Father?” interview and evaluate each of four candidate’s life accomplishments and contributions to the new nation. Evaluate the importance of each “founder’s” contributions on a sliding scale of 1-10, 1 being least important and 10 being most important. Watch as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Alexander Hamilton race according to how you judge their accomplishments and how much you make them pay for their mistakes. There are 25 questions. Whoever has the highest score after all questions are answered wins the race and becomes THE FOUNDING FATHER. You can then print out a certificate featuring your winner.

Skills: Founding Fathers; Evaluating the Significance of Historical Events
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: This game plays on all devices

## Timeline

Background: This exciting game will test how well you know U.S. or world history. Simply choose preferences and skill level. You can choose between United States or World history. Then, re-arrange the historical events on the timeline by dragging and dropping them to their correct dates. When you are satisfied, click "check." The program will alert you how many events you have correctly positioned. You have 90 seconds to position them all correctly. There are three rounds to each game.

Skills: American and World History; Ordering Events on a Timeline; Different Skill Levels
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: Computer
Extensions: Extend the functionality of this game by entering your historical events and record student performance on your personal timelines on Mr. N XTEND

## Tipster

Background: Waiters at MrNussbaum Family Restaurant have been disgruntled for a while. They have not gotten adequate tips for their exemplary service and are now threatening to go on strike. You have been hired by the restaurant to ensure your waiters and waitresses get the tips they deserve. Patrons of the restaurant are now required to give tips based on the quality of service. Patrons rate their servers on a scale of 1-5 (one being poor service and five being great service)

1 = 5% tip | 2 = 10% tip | 3 = 15% tip | 4 = 20% | 5 = 25%

There are 16 tables at the restaurant. At each table, you can see the service rating and the total bill. You must calculate the tip amount at each table. Your job is to collect as much tip money as possible to avert a strike. If you calculate the tip correctly, the wait team gets the tip, if not, they don’t! You have to collect a total of \$100.00 in tip money. Any money over \$100, you get for your services. If you make a three errors, the wait staff will walk out and MrNussbaum family restaurant must close!

Skills: Calculating Percentages of Numbers, Tips
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND

## Tony Fraction’s Pizza Shop

Background: Tony Fraction is a fun game that reinforces fraction identification, reduction, and equivalent fractions. Students play the role of Tony, a pizza shop owner who must fulfill the requests of his demanding customers. Tony’s customers order their pizzas with odd fractions of topping — not just the traditional “1/2 pepperoni and 1/2 plain.” Tony’s customers routinely order pizzas with fractions such as fourths, sixths, eights, twelfths, and even sixteenths depending on the size of the pizza ordered. Students have five minutes to fill as many pizza orders and possible with the goal of making as much money as they can.

Skills: Equivalent Fractions, Fractions Sense, Reducing Fractions
Age Range: 9 +
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND
Languages (Other than English): Spanish

Background: Engineer your own massive tornado in Tornado Maker! First, pick the state in which your tornado will occur (note that F5 tornadoes can only occur in tornado alley, so make sure you pick such a state). Then, read the instructions to learn what word you will have type. Then, type that word as many times as you can in 30 seconds. The more you type, the faster you get the air masses spinning, and the stronger your tornado can be!

Age Range: 7 +
Play on: Computer

## Torture the Teacher

Background: Torture your teachers by clicking on the INCORRECT spellings of the words that appear on the chalkboard! Try your hardest to make Mrs. Applecrab, Mrs. Cornpop, and Mr. Nussbaum resign by frustrating them so much with your poor spelling skills! It’s you versus the teachers! You will have the opportunity to make three teachers resign! Be careful though, it gets harder as you move from classroom to classroom as the teachers in later rounds have incredible patience!

Skills: One Hundred Most Commonly Misspelled Words; Find the Misspelled Word
Age Range: 9 +
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP

## Totem Pole Maker

Background: Totem Pole Maker allows elementary school students to easily make a customized totem pole. Simply click on the different animals to create a totem pole. Students will notice that descriptions of what the totem pole animals represent appear when the animals are scrolled over. Printed totem poles come complete with explanations about what the animals represent in Northwest culture.

Skills: Totem Pole Symbolism
Age Range: 7 – 11
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet

## Trash Cancer

Background: MrNussbaum.com has teamed up with Fran Drescher’s Cancer Schmancer Movement to bring you Trash Cancer, an interactive game designed to teach kids ages 10 and older about the potential risks of common household items lurking in shelves, cabinets, and drawers. Choose your character and then search through the house to find all 15 potential hazards. If you can find all 15, rewards await you!

Skills: Toxic and Non-Toxic Household Items, Toxic Agents and Chemicals
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: Computer

## Treasure Cliff

Description: Can you find Golden Beard’s treasure? It’s hidden behind one of 100 numbered compartments in the face of a steep cliff. Move your eager mountain climber to the number you think the treasure is hidden behind and watch him use his jackhammer to discover if you are correct. Follow the higher or lower arrows until you eventually find the treasure. You have ten tries!

Skills: 1-100 Number Chart; Greater Than, Less Than, and in-between
Age Range: 4 – 8
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND

## Trimathlon

Background: Trimathlon is literally a digital math triathlon. Students first choose a nation of interest and then participate in each of three competitions: running, cycling, and swimming. To place in any of the races, students have one minute to answer as many math facts as possible in addition to 20, subtraction from 20, and then a mix of addition and subtraction. Students can earn gold, silver, or bronze medals in each race.

Age Range: 6 – 10
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND

## Two Letters

Background: Game Instruction: Click “ready” and identify the object in the picture. Say its name out loud or to yourself? What two letters does it start with? Click the correct “two letters” or digraph. See how many you can get get in two minutes.

Skills: Digraphs, Blends
Age Range: 4-8
Play on: Computer

## Ultimate Speed Math

Description: Use your addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills to power your racecar past the others on the track. Customize the game to include any "tables" and choose from a timer or a countdown! This is a super fast-paced game that kids love! Perfect for friendly competitions.

Skills: +, -, x, /; Choose specific "tables" and countdown or timer
Age Range: 6 – 10
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND

## Ultimate Teachers Lounge (NEW)

Background: Why wait until Teacher Appreciation Week to honor your teacher? Use your amazing flash card skills to earn as many “neurons” as possible. Use the “tab” key to move from flash card to flash card. Then, spend your “neurons” at the Teacher’s Lounge Store and score a hot tub, dance floor, big screen, popcorn machine and much more to make your teacher’s lounge the best in history.

Skills: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division Flash Cards
Age Range: 8 – 11
Play on: Computer

## U.S. Currency Maker

Background: Make your own large-scale dollar bills with customized messages, colors, with icons, famous people, or even animals!

Skills: U.S. Famous People and Landmarks
Age Range: 7 +
Play on: Computer

## Virtual Butterfly Garden

Background: This super fun game allows students to create their own set of up to nine butterflies before releasing them in an ecosystem of their choice. Finally, students must "catch" the fluttering, floating, and dodging butterflies in as little time as possible.

Skills: Butterflies, Butterfly Habitat, Butterfly Parts
Age Range: 6 +
Play on: Computer

## War Pretzels

Background: Are you up to this addition and subtraction challenge? Welcome to the first annual all-pretzel arm wrestling tournament. Although you can’t hope to match the pure strength of the world’s best arm wrestling pretzels, you have one advantage – The strength of your pretzel-flexible arms is governed by your quick skills in addition and subtraction. Subdue your worthy opponents with your error-free calculations.

Age Range: 7-10
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Languages (Other than English): Play in Spanish | Play In Arabic

## Where in the USA is Mr. N?

Background: First choose from U.S. capitals, cities, or landmarks. Then, follow Mr. Nussbaum as he shows up in different locations around the country. Simply click the correct state that he is visiting. For example, if it reads, "Mr. N is in Yellowstone National Park," you would click on Wyoming. Different points values are awarded depending on the difficulty of the location. You have two minutes to identify the states of as many locations as possible.

Skills: U.S. cities, capitals, famous places
Age Range: 9 +
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions:  Included on Geography Central on Mr. N XTEND

## Whimsical Windows

Background: Welcome to Whimsical Windows. It is here, behind one of the 15 windows, where you can find the long lost black unicorn stallion. Each window, however, is locked and only a special equation can open it. To find the equation, you’ll need to look at the relationship between the ordered pairs etched into each window. One equation governs each of the ordered pairs. Such a relationship is referred to as a function. Click on a window and find the equation. If you are correct, the window will open and you’ll discover one of forty possible animated animals. You may find a tiger, giraffe, giant panda, koala, or others such as sabertooth tiger, wholly mammoth, the kraken, white unicorn, and of course the mythical and mysterious black unicorn stallion. The game ends, and all of the windows open when you solve the equation for the window that opens to the black unicorn stallion.

Skills: Functions; Determining Equations for ordered pairs
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: This game plays on all devices

## Word Ops- NEW

Background: In Word Ops, players are presented with a word and have three minutes to make as many words from that word as possible. The longer the words you form are, the more points you get! You’ll have three minutes to play. If you can achieve 50 points, you’ll receive a bonus minute.

Skills: Making words from other words
Age Range: 6 +
Play on: Computer

## World Detective

Background: In World Detective, the “game” selects a secret country from your continents of choice and the user has six questions to try to guess the selected nation. Users must generate “good” questions that allow them to eliminate as many incorrect nations as they can per question. Students can ask questions regarding color or relative location. Nations that are eliminated are grayed out. For example, a good first question (for Europe for example) might be “is the country east of Austria?” If the answer were to be yes, all of the states west of Austria would then be greyed out.

Skills: Problem Solving with Countries; World Geography, Continents, Relative Directions
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: This game plays on all devices.

## Wordquake

Background: Oh No! It’s a Wordquake! Drag and drop the labels that have been mixed up by the wordquake back to their correct pictures. Click or touch the green “ready” button when you want to start. There are two rounds. You have two minutes to complete each round.

Skills: Sight Words
Age Range: 4 – 8
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP

## Words-a-Plenty

Background: Choose the word category and skill level and then unscramble as many words as possible in thirty seconds. This game is addictive!

Skills: Unscrambling Words; Timed with Different Skill Levels
Age Range: 8 – 12
Play on: This game plays on all devices.

## World Cup Math

Background: Do you have what it takes to win the World Cup of Math? Choose your nation then blast goals against the opposing goalie or make thrilling saves by answering math facts correctly. Move on to the next round by scoring more points than your opponent. Be careful, in each round the math problems get slightly more difficult. Choose at the beginning of the game to play with addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division problems.

Skills: +, -, x, /
Age Range: 7 – 10
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND

## Wrong Name Game

Background: Click on the farm animal with the wrong name. Each screen will show five farm animals, one of which is misnamed. See how many misnamed animals you can identify in two minutes.

Skills: Sight Words with a Farm Animal Themes
Age Range: 5 – 8

## XTREME Sentence Surgeons

Background: Do you have what it takes to become an Extreme Sentence Surgeon? Your paragraph surgery skills will be put to the test as critically injured paragraphs enter your emergency room. Their injuries are significant: poor spelling, no punctuation, wrong word usage, and much more. It will be gruesome. Use your superior skills to fix the bad spelling words, add commas, capital letters, periods, apostrophes, and change words used incorrectly. The paragraphs are counting on you. Be careful, though. You only get three incorrect fixes before your paragraph dies. You must completely fix two paragraphs before earning your Ph. D in extreme sentence surgery. Good Luck! Click on the words  that need to be fixed and edit them below.

Skills: Sentence and Paragraph Correction for Usage, Punctuation, Spelling
Age Range: 10 +
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet

## Zoo Designer

Background: You have been hired to design five enclosures for the animals at a local zoo. Use your knowledge of how to calculate area and perimeter to design the correct enclosures and to earn your ZooDesigner Points. Use the blueprint area to sketch out the dimensions (area, perimeter, or area and perimeter) of the enclosure.   If you design the enclosures incorrectly, the animals will escape and the zoo visitors will run for their lives. You, of course, will be fired!

Skills: Area; Perimeter
Age Range: 9 – 12
Play on: Computer | iPad or Tablet
Extensions: Included on Mr.N APP | Included on Total Access Math on Mr. N XTEND