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October, 2008


Cyber Nations
A massive multiplayer persistent simulation (whew!), very useful for secondary social studies.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12


http://cybernations.net/

CONTENT
Cyber Nations is an interactive online simulation game where users can create and manage their own nation anywhere in the world.
SITE DESIGN
The site is well designed and easy to navigate. Free Registration is required to get started and there is plenty of help along the way for creating your nation.
 

REVIEW
This is a great site for social studies students and teachers to practice the skills learned in the classroom. Users can create their own or a class nation anywhere in the world. Give the nation a name and capital; choose the type of government, religion, ethnicity, tax rate and currency type. Practice your economics, government and sociology skills by building your nation into a thriving environment for your citizens by purchasing infrastructure, land, technology, and military. Develop national improvements to build your nation, develop your own foreign policy and trade agreements, and rule your people according to your choosing and see how your nation progresses among other nations.

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