Slick sim explores global natural disasters
Pros: This game's high entertainment value is matched with great learning potential.
Cons: The results can feel gloomy and aren’t appropriate for all ages.
Bottom Line: Few other browser-based sims better illustrate the potential of gaming for learning about serious issues in our world.
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