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MedyMyst: Malady in Mabuufo, students learn about malaria, the history of malaria research, and disease vectors.

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dc.creator Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-28T10:24:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-28T10:24:13Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/61427
dc.description This is a problem-based learning adventure game that engages the player in the role of scientist, historian, and detective. At the beginning, the student is presented with a problem that must be solved. During the mission, students conduct field and laboratory investigations with the aid of the MedMyst characters. This mission can be played within one class period (approximately 30 to 45 minutes) and the knowledge gained from this mission will help students understand how infectious diseases are spread. This mission covers vectors, malaria, history of malaria, and immune system. Each mission is a self-contained problem and may be played without reliance on the other missions. Also available in Spanish.
dc.format text/html
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning
dc.publisher Rice University, Houston Texas
dc.relation.ispartof http://webadventures.rice.edu/ed/Teacher-Resources/_games/MedMyst-Original/_304/Game-Overview.html
dc.rights Copyright held by the Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning, Rice University. This website is compliant with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
dc.subject Microbiology
Immunology
Vectors
Malaria
Immune system
dc.title MedyMyst: Malady in Mabuufo, students learn about malaria, the history of malaria research, and disease vectors.
dc.type Instructional Material
dc.type Game
dc.type Simulation
nsdl.accessRights Free access
nsdl.audience Learner
nsdl.audience Educator
nsdl.educationLevel Middle School
nsdl.educationLevel Informal Education
nsdl.educationLevel Vocational/Professional Development Education
nsdl.instructionalMethod Problem-based learning, guided inquiry, contextual learning, role-play, simulation
nsdl.identifier.uri http://webadventures.rice.edu/ed/Teacher-Resources/_games/MedMyst-Original/_304/Game-Overview.html
dc.identifier.citation (2003). "MedyMyst: Malady in Mabuufo, students learn about malaria, the history of malaria research, and disease vectors.."

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