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MedMyst Disease Defenders. Students learn how experts work as a team to solve infectious disease outbreaks while using the scientific method.

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dc.creator Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-28T10:25:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-28T10:25:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/62545
dc.description This is a problem-based learning adventure game in which players investigate infectious disease outbreaks. By interacting with professionals in the field and in the laboratory, players learn about the science of infectious disease and real medical science careers. Players can choose to train with an epidemiologist, microbiologist, or veterinarian to learn how these experts work as a team to solve infectious disease outbreaks while using the scientific method. Each expert path has its own learning objectives and stresses different parts of the scientific method. Key topics covered in this game: Scientific method, science process skills, rabies, necropsy, case-control study. Also available in Spanish.
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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-Reloaded/_401/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 Veterinary medicine
Epidemiology
Microbiology
Scientific method
Science process skills
Rabies
Necropsy
Case-control study
dc.title MedMyst Disease Defenders. Students learn how experts work as a team to solve infectious disease outbreaks while using the scientific method.
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-Reloaded/_401/Game-Overview.html
dc.identifier.citation (2010). "MedMyst Disease Defenders. Students learn how experts work as a team to solve infectious disease outbreaks while using the scientific method.."

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