The Thingamabob Game: a simulation on capitalism vs. the climate

from "A People's Curriculum for the Earth"
from “A People’s Curriculum for the Earth”

“The premise of this activity – and a premise of [the entire] book – is that an economic system driven by the profit motive inevitably collides with the health of the planet in general, and with climate stability in particular.  A challenge for educators is finding ways to help students experience this fact – and wrestle with its implications.  The Thingamabob Game helps students grasp the essential relationship between climate and capitalism better than anything else..”


from A People’s Curriculum for the Earth


If you are interested in utilizing this activity for your student group, stop by and chat with Postyn.