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The Immune System - Nobel Prize Educational Game

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Description The Immune System Defender educational game, with three related readings, are based on the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which was awarded for key discoveries about the immune defense system – for identifying certain body cells that engulfe bacteria and for work on trying to explain how antibodies are formed in the body.
Type of Resource Non-journal Article, Online Tool
Format Web Page - HTML
Nobel Prize.org, Nobel Prize.org
Development Date January 1, 2009
Grade/Age Levels High School lower division (Grades 9-10)
High School upper division (Grades 11-12)
Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Learning Time <=1 hour
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By Staff
Review Date July 25, 2011
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I am not a video game expert.  Defeating the bacteria with the phagocytes was not accomplished so I never made it to see the remainder of the game.  This might be very beneficial for video game lovers.

Clay McCastlain, Ark State Univ-Heber Springs