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Matching Game

Can you distinguish lion tracks from chimpanzee tracks? This online Flash version of the classic match game hones learners' thinking skills with diverse science topics like technology, biology, and astronomy. Learners can choose to match animals with their tracks, stars to their constellations, technological innovations to their year of invention or fruits to their trees. There are three levels of play (easy, medium, and hard). Each game includes informational background related to the topic.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Game


Materials List (per student)

  • computer with internet access and Adobe Flash Player


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Astronomy
      • Stars and Galaxies
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Technology
  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
      • Animals
  • The Nature of Technology
    • Technology and Society
      • Impacts of Technology
      • Technology and History

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Electronics
  • Games
  • Nature and Environment


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • read
  • hear
  • use keyboard
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities


This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection:

  • DragonflyTV


  • All Rights Reserved, Twin Cities Public Television, Inc., ©2006

Funding Source:

  • National Science Foundation


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