Thank you for choosing Filament Games’ You Make Me Sick!, a game designed to teach students about bacteria and viruses and how they transmit diseases. In this game, students take on the role of a pathogen and customize its traits to infiltrate a variety of unique hosts.
This curriculum package includes two lessons and a written assessment to help you support your students while they play You Make Me Sick! Be sure to familiarize yourself with the game before your students play. A friendly tutorial walks players through the basic goals and provides tips and hints for successfully playing the game. The lessons extend the game-playing process through hands-on activities, discussions, and a written assessment. The lesson worksheets can be distributed as printable handouts or they can be projected on a whiteboard.
You Make Me Sick! Learning Objectives:
- Investigate the characteristics of bacteria and viruses.
- Investigate the ways in which bacteria and viruses spread disease.
- Investigate ways in which the body defends itself against diseases.
- Most important, enjoy You Make Me Sick! and have fun!