The Stormwater Quiz Show Game is an interactive teaching tool for educators to use to teach students about various topics involving Stormwater. The game was developed at NCTCOG under the guidance of the Stormwater Public Education Task Force. It comes pre-loaded with three levels of questions targeted towards K-12 grade levels. The game also comes with an easy to use companion program that allows teachers to modify the questions and create their own custom games.
PLAY THE GAME!
*Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher is required to play this game.
How To Play
The game supports up to four players, or four groups of players. You can play by having each player or team answering every question, or the first to raise their hand answers the question. If a question is answered correctly, points are awarded. If the question is answered incorrectly, points are taken away. Each player or team chooses a category in turn regardless of the outcome of the previous answer.
You choose a category and point value from the game board and click that box.
The game keeps track of which questions have already been selected.
You are given the coresponding question and when you have the answer, click the Answer button.
*Note: some of the questions are worth double points. These questions will be preceeded by a short animation declaring double point value.
The answer is displayed along with an image to support the answer (not all questions have images). Once you have explained the answer to the class, click the Scores button to register the scores.
You can add or subtract from a specific players' score by clicking the up or down arrows under each player. The host reminds you what the point value of the queston was. One click will add or subtract that amount from the player's score.
Once you have finished adjusting the scores, click the Game Board button to select another question. If there are no more questions left, the player with the highest score is congratulated when you click the Game Board button.
*Be sure to click the Full Screen button for the best game experience.
PLAY THE GAME!
The game editor allows you to create your own categories and questions in the Stormwater Quiz Show Game. You can then save that game file to your computer and load it into the game when you want to play it.
Click Here to begin creating your own custom game.
*Note: The game file that is created and saved to your computer only contains the data for the questions, you will need to load the game file into the online version at run time or download the full game from below.
Download the Game
If you would like to play the Stormwater Quiz Show offline or will not have an internet connection when and where you play the game, you can download the application and play directly from your computer. Please note, you do not need to download the application in order to play custom games, you can select a custom game file you created and saved to your computer using the online version. Downloading the application is only suggested if you will not be able to connect to the internet to play.
Once you download the .zip file you will need to extract the contents using "Compressed (zipped) folders" on Windows or a third party zip utility such as WinZip. The game will not work directly from the compressed .zip file.
Once the files are extracted, to start the game open the instructions.html file and click the start button.
When you play the game from your computer you will most likely be prompted to "Allow Active Content" or "Allow Blocked Content" in Internet Explorer, Click Yes or Allow.
Click Here to save the files to your computer.
*The North Central Texas Council of Governments makes no warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Use of the information and files downloaded is the sole responsibility of the user.