Economic Decision Making and Skills
13. Information displayed on bar graphs can be used to compare quantities.
Within the game, there are various ways to “store” items. The player has their own personal inventory, but can only carry so much. There are also storage chests that items can be stored.
Students can collect resources and place them in a bar graph to compare. For example, one student could be responsible for collecting wood. Another student could be responsible for collecting iron. Wood is much more abundant than iron. Students could stack their resources up in bars next to each other and see which one has more just by comparing the size of the bar. Students can also infer which resource is harder to collect and possible less abundant.