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1. Star Wars: Episode I: The Gungan Frontier

If your child is into Star Wars like mine, he will love seeing ecological principles come alive in Star Wars: Episode I: The Gungan Frontier. As children try to create a balanced ecosystem on a barren moon, this video game shows how real world population dynamics, ecosystems, life cycles, regulations and behaviors have an overall impact on the environment. It uses different interactive tools to teach kids how small changes can have a huge impact on the environment over time. For ages 9 and up, available for PC or Mac.

+ Star Wars: The Gungan Frontier $46.99

+ Lucas Learning

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2. Sim Animals

Sim Animals gives your little one creative control over all of the animals and plants that live in the forest. Your child will help animals find appropriate food, clean up polluted areas, and decide what areas are best for planting trees and other greenery. Sim Animals is a highly tactile game that seems alive – giving your child access to the forest throughout the seasons and at different times of the day. For example, if your child plays the game in autumn, they will see and plant pumpkins – at night, there will be a full moon with packs of wolves roaming the forest. For all ages, available for Nintendo Wii and DS.

+ Sims Animals $29.99

+ Nintendo

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3. PlanIt Green

National Geographic’s PlanIt Green video game gives players the opportunity to transform a city into a thriving eco-community. Your child  has the ability to complete several eco-friendly projects that will improve the quality of life for the residents, animals and agriculture in the game. This game would be perfect for the family to play together, while learning at the same time. For all ages, available for PC and Mac.

+ PlanIt Green $9.99

+ National Geographic

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4. Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol

In Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol, your child plays Chibi-Robo, a little robot trying to transform the local park from a contaminated wasteland into a green wonderland. This is a highly tactile game that encourages the player to water flowers, defeat polluters and bring the park back to blooming life. With fun graphics and a cute theme, kids will enjoy this video game. For all ages, available for Nintendo DS.

+ Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol $18.91

+ Nintendo

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5. Flower

Flower is a Sony Playstation 3 game with nature as the only focus. The player of Flower plays as the wind, which guides and grows pedals by interacting with the surrounding environment. This game is relaxing and will take players on a personal experience, allowing them to reflect and connect with nature. There is no time limit or score keeping, making it perfect for children of all ages. This game gives children the opportunity to explore different landscapes at their own speed – finding balance while they are there. For all ages, available as a digital download for Sony Playstation 3.

+ Flower $ 9.99

+ Sony Playstation

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6. Fate of the World

Fate of the World is a strategy game geared towards older children and gives the player complete control of the future of the Earth. The player is responsible for protecting our planet’s resources and climate. This game covers all 12 regions of our planet and shows more than 1,000 impacts on the environment giving you the technology to make world-changing events and watching them happen right before your eyes. For ages 12 and older, available for PC and Mac.

+ Fate of the World $9.99

+ Fate of the World