An interactive gold-panning game in which students explore scenarios of reward, penalisation and inequality.
This teaching resource is an interactive game that allows students to experience the action of gold-panning. The game includes various scenarios in which students cultivate empathy for miners on the goldfields while playing a game that explores the concepts of reward, penalisation and inequality. No one is safe, and anyone can strike it large!
Play this game as a lesson warm-up/down, or include it as a group competition that runs alongside the Australian Gold Rush unit.
This resource is included in Teach Starter’s Australian Gold Rush unit.