Activities

Rocket Island provides support for over 120 lessons, and over 10 subjects! Based on the New Zealand curriculum for High School students, but are almost entirely adaptable to a global context.

 
 

Teacher’s Instructions

This document provides all of the information needed by teachers, educators, or self-directed players to complete a lesson. Lessons include in-game activities, and activities to encourage students to self-direct their own learning outside of Rocket Island.

Social Science

Players learn about communities, individual and collective participation, and about the relationship between exploration, innovation, and economics.

Biology

Players will learn about common life processes of organisms, how organisms interact with their environment, about marine organisms and ecosystems, how species arise and become extinct, and how genetics maintain continuity while allowing for change.

Also available:

  • Arts

  • Chemistry

  • Cooking

  • Digital Literacy - Hardware

  • Digital Literacy - Video Game Logic

  • Earth Sciences

  • English

  • Health/Physical Education

  • Mathematical Thinking

  • Outdoor Skills

  • Physics

  • Social Science - (14-16 yro)

Contact Tim at tim@educationthesedays.com to access all lesson plans