The Materials Edition
(United Kingdom)


Monopoly: The Materials Edition was developed by PhD students from the Advanced Metallic Systems Centre for Doctoral Training. The students developed the game as part of a public engagement project which aims to raise awareness of materials science and engineering and engage people with the world of metallurgy.

The game is played just like traditional Monopoly but instead of purchasing property, players buy different materials as they travel around the board. Materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and composites all feature in the game. Investing in research and development enables you to buy labs and research centres to upgrade your material to a more advanced technology, for example turning steel from paperclips into skyscrapers!

The property cards provide a brief description of the technology. Those with red backs are aimed at upper GCSE and A-Level students and the blue cards use simpler language for younger students (~KS3).


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Year: 2013 - Code: A95561020









Brown
Properties


NATURALS WOOD


NATURALS RUBBER

Light Blue
Properties


POLYMERS THERMOPLASTIC


POLYMERS THERMOSET


POLYMERS BIODEGRADABLE

Pink
Properties


CERAMICS CHALK


CERAMICS CLAY


CERAMICS SAND

Orange
Properties


STEELS PLAIN CARBON


STEELS STAINLESS


STEELS SPECIALITY

Red
Properties


LIGHT METALS ALUMINIUM


LIGHT METALS MAGNESIUM


LIGHT METALS TITANIUM

Yellow
Properties


BASE METALS ZINC


BASE METALS COPPER


BASE METALS NICKEL

Green
Properties


COMPOSITE CERAMIC


COMPOSITE POLYMER


COMPOSITE METAL MATRIX

Dark Blue
Properties


PREMIUM URANIUM


PREMIUM PLATINUM

Stations


EXTRACTION STATION


PROCESSING STATION


MANUFACTURING STATION


RECYCLING STATION

Utilities


ELECTRIC COMPANY


WATER WORKS

Taxes


INCOME TAX


SUPER TAX

Community Chest / Chance


COMMUNITY CHEST


CHANCE