Knock Down Division

Division Knock Down - Division Math Game

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

Description

If you like Angry Birds, you will love Division Knock Down.  In this game, you sling pellets at boxes.  Trying to knock all the boxes off the platforms.  As you progress through the levels, the boxes and the platforms change and become more difficult.

Before you get to shoot a pellet at the box, you will answer a division problem.  If you are logged into the student management system, the equations you answer will be based on the division facts you are currently working on.  The division equations presented are not random.  Our probability engine chooses division facts based difficulty and your progress.  This Angry Bird style game is a challenging yet fun way to practice and learn the division facts.

Instructions

Division Knock Down IntroductionWelcome to Division Knock Down.  At the opening screen, choose PLAY to begin playing the game.  Select “How to Play” for the game directions.
Division Knock Down How to PlayThis is a leveled game.  There are 18 unique and interesting levels.  The object of the game is to knock down all the boxes with the pellet-bow and balls.  When all the boxes fall down, the level will be complete.  In each level there are a certain number of balls and limited time.  If you run out of balls or time the level will fail.  Each level score depends on how many balls are left and how much time is left.  To throw the ball, press the mouse button and hold near the pellet-bow, then move the ball, aim and then release.
Division Knock Down LevelsThere are 18 levels to the game.  As you pass each level by knocking down all of the boxes, another level will be unlocked.
Division Knock Down ScreenAt the top left is the level you are on.  You can also restart the level or end the level at the top left of the screen.  The top right displays the time you have left.  Sound Effects can be turned off by clicking the Sound Effects Icon. The music can be turned off by clicking the Music Icon.
Division Knock Down Game PlayTo fling the pellet at the boxes, place you cursor over the pellet and hold down on the mouse button.  Without releasing, move the mouse cursor to the left and down.  The pellet will pulled back.  To sling the pellet, release the mouse button.  The pellet will follow the trajectory you set.
Division Knock Down Hitting BoxesIf you sling the pellets at the right trajectory, they will knock down the boxes.  To pass the level, knock all of the boxes off all of the platforms.  The pellet uses motion physics to travel, bounce, and hit the boxes in a realistic manner.
Division Knock Down - Division EquationsAfter you sling your first pellet, you will need to answer a division fact to get you next pellet.  Just click on the correct answer.  If you don’t remember the answer and are logged into our student management system, you can get a hint by clicking on the equation above the game.  You can also watch an animated teaching video by clicking on the picture hint. 
Division Knock Down - Level FailedIf you don’t knock all of the boxes off the platform or you run out of time during the level, you will not pass the level.  No worries, just try again.  Click on Restart level.
Division Knock Down - Level PassesWhen you knock all of the boxes off the platform in the allotted time, you will pass the level.  You have a choice of playing the level again to increase your score on the level.  (Restart Level)  You can choose to go to the next level.  (Next Level)  You can also choose to replay any level you have already passed (Select Level) or return to the starting menu.  (Main Menu)
Division Knock Down makes learning the division facts fun!