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Chopper Challenge - Forest Fire - Multiplication
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.
After the game loads, select "LEVEL 1" (As you complete each level, the next level will be unlocked). The difficulty increases with each new level!
Choose the fact families you would like to practice by clicking on the switches. A red light will light up for the fact families you have chosen. You can choose as many fact families as you like.
Click on "INSTRUCTIONS" to see the instruction page.
Click on "TAKE OFF" to begin the game.
Instructions - The Preflight Checklist has detailed instructions for playing the game.
- Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to control the helicopter. (Up, down, left, right)
- Lower the bucket over the fire with the correct answer to the problem.
You will begin at the fire station. The helicopter will lift off the ground and hover above the station. Use the keyboard arrow keys to control the helicopter (Begin by flying to the right).
As you are flying, the helicopter heads-up display is shown.
- Top display (Left to Right)
- Your score
- Pause button
- Sound ON or OFF
- Next questions
- Helicopter lives left (You have 3)
- Lower Display (Left to Right)
- Current question (enlarged)
- Radar of your location and fires
- Fuel Gauge
To put out a fire, position the helicopter and bucket directly over the fire and then lower the helicopter until you are very near the flames. The bucket will dump the water and the fire will be put out. The helicopter will return to the top of the screen. The next problem will be shown on the bucket and you fly to the next fire.
If you hit the mountains or birds, the helicopter will auto-rotate to the ground! Charlie will be OK, but the helicopter will be damaged. You only have three helicopters, so be careful!
When you answer all of the multiplication facts on a level, you can select another level to play. Practicing the times tables with this math game makes learning fun!