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Science and Health-Related Games

Go directly to all our science- and health-related games via the URL: http://webadventures.rice.edu.

Virtual Clinical Trials


Advances in Neuroscience. http://vct.rice.edu  

Simulations modeled after real clinical trials that let students explore the clinical trials process. Funded by the National Institutes of Health Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.

Cool Science Careers


Experience science - first hand. http://coolsciencecareers.rice.edu  

Games, quizzes, information, and interviews that let students experience what it's like to be a scientist. Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

CSI: The Experience


Learn forensic science and apply your knowledge. http://forensics.rice.edu  

Three cases, featuring the characters from the TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, that teach forensic science.



Medical Mysteries on the Web. http://medmyst.rice.edu 

An interactive learning adventure, with accompanying classroom activities and magazines, that teaches microbiology. Funded through the National Center for Research Resources and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases



Plunge into the world of the N-Squad and solve an alcohol-related crime. http://n-squad.rice.edu 

An adventure game about alcohol and body systems. Funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

The Reconstructors


Travel into the future and reconstruct the science of substance abuse. http://reconstructors.rice.edu 

Three independent adventure games that teach about the science behind drugs of abuse. Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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“As a medical professional I have to say you've done a good job of explaining [in Reconstructors: A Plaguing Problem] the effects of opiates without coming across as preaching or insulting anyone's intelligence. Good job!”— Visitor

“This website [CSI: Web Adventures] is excellent! One of my students wants to do an independent study on the field of forensics, and this program provides a comprehensive and student-friendly overview. Thank you so much!” — Teacher


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