Sunday, January 17, 2016

Tech Review: Progenitor X

PROGENITOR X is a web-based, narrative science game from the Games Learning Society.
In this immersive learning experience, users become part of an elite squad of scientists who must identify and treat humans who have been infected during a Zombie pandemic. Student scientists must apply problem-solving skills to save the world.
Designed for middle school through college, students learn key biology concepts including the relationships among cells, tissues, and organs.
Based on real-world research, game players learn how human skin cells work. In addition to the demo game, the website also links to current research related to regenerative biology.
Librarians will enjoy the connection between fact and fiction connecting the Zombie stories teens love with real-world science. Use the game to jumpstart interest in biology.