Sunday, April 26, 2009

Serious Games To Solve Crimes

Solving crimes with forensic biology Serious Games


Via: Red Hill Studios Have Fun Learning About DNA Analysis While Solving Real-World Cases

BioInvestigators is an online forensic biology game that challenges you to solve a series of mysteries using DNA analysis.



Each game simulates a real-world case that involves collecting and examining evidence and making conclusions about your findings - all within a 360° virtual lab environment

Fun and educational, these games were originally designed as an online supplement for high school biology students. Now, popular appeal has broadened the audience of BioInvestigators to kids and adults outside of the classroom.

BioInvestigators consists of five online forensic science games. Each game is a simulated real-world case that challenges players on many levels as they solve crimes by gathering evidence and analyzing it in a virtual CSI lab.

Customized expert adviser characters are built into each case to guide students through the critical processes of sample preparation and genetic analysis. Students must also support their conclusions with relevant evidence. This web-delivered experience is designed to supplement high school biology and to attract students to a possible career within the forensic sciences.




These educational games, funded by the National Institutes of Health, employ the latest in Flash technology and will support an unlimited number of unique cases for students to solve. Each case is designed to be completed within one class period (or within approximately 35-40 minutes).

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“The Phoenix police department found the body of a woman near the intersection of Grant’s Pass and Windy Road. No identification was found on the victim, who appeared to have been strangled. A beeper was found at the scene, but the owner of the beeper denies having been there. Phoenix PD has seized the suspect’s truck.”

“You will need to analyze evidence from the suspect’s truck and the location where the body was found to definitively place the suspect at the scene of the crime”.