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Name Survival Instinct
Goal Rank 12 most needed items to save before a blast out. Can be converted to 12 most needed people to save in a finally departing rescue mission.
Learning Objectives Logical, spatial, analytical thinking for selecting items. Effective conversations skills.
Skills Mixed ages to simulate real life survival scenario
Props Plane wrecked LIVE environment in a desert with items strewn all over. Jungle, mountain and sea also possible for item ranking. Nuclear bomb, moon mission or rescue operation for people ranking.
Session Time 1 hour
Teams 10 - 20 people
• Briefing for 5 minutes: "Your plane has wrecked and you have only 12 items to save." OR "The rescue mission can only save 12 more people."
• The entire team ranks people or items (depending on the theme of the day).
• Facilitator controls conversations if they get too emotional.
• Ranking is completed in an hour.
Surprise Element: A bomb blasts (with sound effects and visuals) some vital items are destroyed, rank again!
Climax Time ending marked by count down and dramatic music.
Winning Criteria Ranking is measured with criteria. Determines if the team survives or dies! "You are DEAD!" or "You made it!"