Educational Games @ Nobelprize.org
by Mark Cubberley, Wright State University-Lake Campus
As part of its Educational Outreach Program, Nobelprize.org has created a series of educational games, experiments and simulations based on Nobel Peace Prize work and Nobel Prize-awarded work in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and economics. In a 10-20 minute activity, students can train Pavlov’s dog to drool on command, arrange an amazing laser party for Professor Photon, or test their knowledge of the characters and symbolism in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. Although designed for students 14-18 years of age, these learning objects would be productive diversions for undergraduates (and professors). Now, if I could just navigate this parasite to the liver without being killed by a cytotoxic T cell…
About the Author
Mark Cubberley is Associate Professor of Chemistry at Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Re: Educational Games @ Nobelprize.org
On October 4th, 2007 Anonymous (not verified) said:
very goood stuff!!!
originally published by Academic Commons in 2007