There are many different sites that offer both original and knock-off versions of the elementary school game "Oregon Trail." For a classic version of the game, visit the Virtual Apple website. For a knock-off version of the game, visit the website Kongregate.
In the classic computer game "Oregon Trail," the player leads a pioneer family from Independence, Mo., all the way to Oregon. The game teaches the historical significance of how tough it was for early settlers to travel such a far distance using only a wagon pulled by oxen. The game also teaches how to manage finances properly because each player gets a set budget for supplies at the beginning of the game.