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App of the week: Ansel and Clair: Little Green Island HD

By Meris Stansbury
September 23rd, 2013

Name: Ansel and Clair: Little Green Island HD

What is it? A game app on the environment and pollution combining creation, problem solving, and strategy with animations and interactivity. Play 18 unique game levels and complete missions to unlock rewards. Clear trash, plant, water, move, sell trees, catch the coal plants dumping pollutants, clean and free birds stuck in oil, earn GreenBucks to buy your rewards (NO in-app purchases).

Best for: Younger students

Price: Introductory price of $1.99

Rated: 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

Features:

  • Experience how changes around your island result in an increase in pollution
  • Fix or mitigate environmental challenges
  • Learn through multiple ways:  Create, experience, fix, see, hear (dialog & songs), and read (Clairvision Deeper Dive fully supported by audio); how changes outside your island still impact you as neighboring islands, Folksville and Smokey Island, evolve and change over 18 game levels; make real world connections: E.g., Oil Spill off Green Island – Exxon Valdez; Sign the 3 Island Protocol to stop using ozone products – Montreal Protocol

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ansel-clair-little-green-island/id668467898?mt=8

About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.