Monday, September 26, 2011

Gamers Solve Scientific Problems

How did gamers use the computer game Foldit to solve the protein folding mystery?
By building a molecular structure of the AIDS virus.
Who can participate in this problem solving and be a player in Foldit?
What can critical thinking do for science?
It can make more possibilities become certain than just looking for other solutions.
If you could solve a mystery through gaming for any kind of disease or illness in the world, what would it be? Mine would be Ebola because it was a man made disease and is still out there. I think it might have been made to not be cured.

Friday, September 9, 2011


How old were you on September 11, 2001?
3 Years Old.
When did you first learn about the attacks and who explained the events to you?
I recently learned about them because I was to young to realize the significance.
What kind of impact did these attacks have on your life or your parents lives?
It was like a wave of depression because all of those people died.

What was the issue with this game?

How do you feel about it?

What is the problem with portraying on such an awful violent event through a video game?

How can you make sure that your web games tell the whole story or teach a lesson in an honorable way?