Play SURGE!

Teachers! If you would like to run Surge in your classrooms using your own access code and your own teacher account on WISE 4, please contact our teacher coordinator, Jackie Barnes ( jacqbarn at gmail dot com), and she will help you set up your classroom for some physics fun!


Overview

Fuzzy Chronicles and SURGE Next: Follow the set-up instructions on this page to play  

SURGE Classic: If you would like to download and play the older SURGE CLASSIC from our first grant click here. 

SURGE Symbolic: Coming Soon!

Important: You need a relatively new version of the Mozilla Firefox browser or the Google Chrome  browser (not Safari or Internet Explorer) to play SURGE Next, Fuzzy Chronicles, or  SURGE Symbolic. You also need the FLASH browser plug-in to play SURGE Next or Fuzzy Chronicles, but not for SURGE Symbolic. 

To quickly preview start immediately below. If you want to play as a student and have your progress saved, skip down to the next section further down the page.



 Preview Fuzzy Chronicles 
(You'll be able to see all parts of the game but your progress won't be saved)
Fuzzy Chronicles was developed through a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences of the Department of Education



2.  You click on the stars and planets that are connected with the dotted line on the map to choose a level.  




3.  IMPORTANT: You can always return to the star map by clicking the "Star Map" link at the top right of any page or level. Whenever you are done with a level or ready to try another one, click the "Star Map" link.   
 

4. You can disable the navigation constratins in preview mode by clicking the link at the top of the page. This will let you freely go anywhere in the project without first progressing up to that point.
















 To Create a Student Account and Play for Real 
(Your progress will be saved, but you'll play as a student and not be able to disable the natural unlocking progression)


1. Create a free "student account" on WISE from Berkeley University (www.wise.berkeley.edu)






2. While creating your student account, use the following access codes for the different games. Try them all!


Access Code for Fuzzy Chronicles = Lizard521

Access Codes for SURGE Next and SURGE Symbolic coming soon!




Once you enter the access code, you must click on show class periods, and then select period 1.






3. Click Sign In after writing down your username and password.







4.  After you sign in, click "Run Project" to begin playing. Or, click add project to enter the access code for the other versions of SURGE.







5. You click on the stars and planets that are connected with the dotted line on the map to choose a level.  







6.  IMPORTANT: You can always return to the star map by clicking the "Star Map" link at the top right of any page or level. Whenever you are done with a level or ready to try another one, click the "Star Map" link.   

 






7. Enjoy! And let us know how you like our games!