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Mussel Madness in the Great Lakes!

The board game that challenges kids 10+ to save the Great Lakes by motivating cooperation, holistic thinking, and love of our planet.

Mussel Madness in the Great Lakes!

The board game that challenges kids 10+ to save the Great Lakes by motivating cooperation, holistic thinking, and love of our planet.

$6,549
pledged of $30,000pledged of $30,000 goal
55
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, November 12 2015 5:59 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated November 12, 2015
 

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    Pledge $20 or more About $20

    1 pack of 36 awesome Q&A cards!

    This reward is for supporters who don't want the whole game but would like to support it and learn Great Lakes trivia. (Adult playtesters have enjoyed these as much as kids!) These cards are also a BONUS deck that can be integrated with the game itself.

    *This reward only ships to American supporters. Shipping to lower 48 U.S. included.

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    1 awesome game!

    This is your opportunity to get Mussel Madness, the original board game that challenges players to cooperate to save the Great Lakes from the mussel invasion and other threats. Fun for kids, adults, or both!

    Supporters at this level and above will also become part of the Mussel Madness online community. See musselmadnessgame.com.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    1 awesome game + curriculum (PDF package plus online resources)!

    This option is perfect for teachers, homeschool families, librarians, and environmental or specialty educators. It's divided into easy-to-use lesson pathways with plenty of flexibility to explore more deeply or according to your student needs.

    The curriculum aligns with Next Generation Science and Common Core ELA standards.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    classroom pack
    5 (YES-five!) awesome games + curriculum (PDF package plus online resources)!

    *Classroom teachers, I understand that your resources are limited and the demands on your time intense, so this option is specially designed for you. The bundle includes 5 boards, plus the curriculum. Each board plays 2-5 players, so the classroom pack meets the needs of teachers who want their entire room of ~25 to play on the same day. (Additional roles are included in the curriculum so that Mussel Madness can meet the needs of ~30 students.)

    The curriculum aligns with Next Generation Science and Common Core ELA standards.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Help the designer create 500 games!

    Get an intimate look at Mussel Madness creative process. Thousands of googley-eyes will be glued to mini hair clips and other fun, fuzzy components will be apportioned in this 21st-century DIY extravaganza! Potluck party to follow, BYOB.

    Join the game designer for this special honor and be a part of the fun!

    *event is in Milwaukee, WI and transportation not provided. Date/s and location/s TBA

    Supporters at this level will have their name included on the Mussel Madness instructions thanking them for helping to create the first 500 board games.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Kayak the Milwaukee River with the designer!

    Michael Timm will lead 1-2 guests on a day of kayaking on the Milwaukee River, sharing stories of Milwaukee's water history along the way.

    Supporters at this level will have their name included on the Mussel Madness instructions thanking them for helping to create the first 500 board games.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Your name or institution's logo presented as a proud sponsor on each of the first 500 copies of the Mussel Madness board game itself.

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    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000

    Designer-led workshop or lecture (~1 hr) to any audience at a venue within ~150 mi of Milwaukee, WI. Topic to be determined in conversation with you. Designer has expertise in the following:

    1. Stormwater impacts to public/environmental health
    2. Green infrastructure opportunities to transform communities
    3. Food web disruption by invasive mussels
    4. Game design principles and practices
    5. Mussel Madness
    6. Watersheds
    7. Future of the Great Lakes region
    8. Writing & Editing
    9. Milwaukee history

    *You coordinate the audience and venue. I deliver the content or curate the conversation. We discuss content and form in advance. Minimum one month of prep required.

    Supporters at this level are also rewarded with your name or institution's logo presented as a proud sponsor on each of the first 500 copies of the Mussel Madness board game.

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