Ever wanted to wow your audience or students with a fun interactive game of Jeopardy? Well, wonder no more! Here, we will guide you on how to create your very own Jeopardy game using Google Slides. It’s a simple, enjoyable, and engaging process; let’s dive right in!
Step 1: Create a New Google Slides Document
First off, log into your Google account and proceed to Google Slides. Click on Blank to create a new slideshow.
Step 2: Set up Your Jeopardy Board
This involves creating a table for the game categories and point values. On the toolbar, click Insert > Table. For a standard game, create a 6×5 table. The top row will host your categories, while the remaining cells will hold the point values (100-500).
Step 3: Add Hyperlinks to the Point Values
These hyperlinks will direct players to the respective questions when they click a point value. Simply create another slide, add your question and highlight the point value on the jeopardy board slide, click Insert > Link, in the text box that appears, type the slide number of the question slide you created, then hit Apply.
Step 4: Create Answer Slides
After the question slide, create another slide to reveal the answer. Repeat step 3 but this time, the hyperlink on the question slide will be directed to the answer slide. To get back to the jeopardy board, add a hyperlink on the answer slide back to the game board.
Step 5: Design and Customize
To make your jeopardy game more appealing, Google Slides allows you to customize your slides. You can change the background color, add images or use different fonts. To do this, simply click on the Slide > Change Background or Slide > Theme and explore the options.
Step 6: Play the Game!
Now that you’ve set up your game board, it’s time to play! Start the presentation from the first slide (Jeopardy board) and let the players choose a category and point value. Click on the value to redirect to the question, then to the answer, and finally back to the game board.
So there you have it, a step-by-step guide on how to create your own Jeopardy game on Google Slides. It’s a fun and dynamic way to engage with your audience or make learning fun for your students. Happy creating!