# Chopper Challenge

## Chopper Challenge - Operation Air Mail - Multiplication Math Game

Content Skill: Multiplication
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 - Fluently multiply within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

## Description

Help Charlie deliver packages to the correct farm while practicing the multiplication facts in this free online game. The cargo dangling from the helicopter is a multiplication problem. Fly the helicopter to the farm with the answer displayed on the barn doors. Race to deliver the cargo to the correct farm before running out of fuel! Watch out for the towers, birds, and hot air balloons.

In Charlie's Chopper Challenge, air mail delivery makes learning the times tables fun!

## Instructions

Step 1
After the game loads, select "LEVEL 1" (You will have 3 levels to complete).

Step 2
Choose the fact families you would like to practice by clicking on the corresponding switches. A red light will light up on the fact families you have chosen.

Instructions - Click on the "INSTRUCTIONS" button to see the games instructions.

Take Off - Click on "TAKE OFF" to begin the game.

Step 3
The Preflight Checklist has instructions for playing the game. Use the arrow keys to move the helicopter left, right, up, and down.

Step 4
After you click on the "TAKE OFF" button, packages will be loaded into the helicopter. After they have been loaded, the helicopter will automatically take off and hover. To begin flying, press the right arrow key.

Step 5
- Top display (Left to right)
- Pause button
- Sound ON or OFF
- Next questions
- Helicopter lives left (You have 3)
- Lower Display (Left to right)
- Current question (Enlarged)
- Radar of barns with questions
- Fuel gauge

Step 6
Be careful that you don't run out of fuel or hit a tower.  If you do crash, after Charlie climbs out of the helicopter and kicks the dirt, you will have a new helicopter hovering ready to fly.

Step 7
When you lower the helicopter to the correct barn, the barn will glow. The helicopter will automatically return to a hover and a new problem will be displayed.

Step 8
Successfully answer the equations correctly and head to level 2 and 3 with more obstacles to dodge. Go deliver some packages!