From site: The Immune System Defender educational game, with three related readings, are based on the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which was awarded for key discoveries about the immune defense system for identifying certain body cells that engulfe bacteria and for work on trying to explain how antibodies are formed in the body.
– What happens in your body when you are wounded?
– What cell types are involved in the immune system?
– How do immune cells remove bacteria?
– Some immune cells alert other immune cells about invading bacteria. Which ones?
In this game, you are a trainee soldier of the Immune System Defense Forces, defending a human against bacterial infection. You have two missions to complete. In the first, you must command a team of white blood cells called granulocytes to fight against bacteria invading the blood system through a finger wound. In the second mission, you must command an army of macrophages and dendritic cells to fight the invading bacteria.