iCivics – “Activate” game

Lesson Duration

In Activate, students:

  • Campaign for an issue of their choice
  • Learn how to grow an organization of friends into a national movement
  • Engage the community and elected leaders to raise awareness and support for their cause


Objectives -

  • Simulate the individual’s and organizer’s roles taking action to resolve issues at the local, state, and federal levels
  • Demonstrate virtually ways that individuals and groups can influence government and society
  • Infer the value and effect of various civic engagement activities




iCivics is a nationally-renowned site founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor that provides innovative and interactive curricula and activities for civics/government classrooms.