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In this online Flash game, learners experiment with an ecosystem, trying to find a balance between weebits, their plant food source, and the right climate to keep the plants growing. Weebits are small creatures that live on plants. When they get big enough, they divide, making two weebits. Learners try to produce the largest number of weebits by feeding them plants and making sure the plants have water. This game has three levels (easy, not so easy, not at all easy) which learners can master.

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
    • Earth Processes
      • Weather and Climate
    • Earth Structure
      • Biosphere
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
      • Agricultural Engineering
      • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering
  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
    • Ecology
      • Ecosystems
      • Populations
      • Energy Flow and Chemical Cycles
  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Data Representation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reasoning and Proof
    • Representation

Informal Categories

  • 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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