Education of dengue risk factors, especially those related to climate change, and the consequences of human behaviors that impact its spread.
Primary audience school aged children between the ages of 8-12. Secondary audience is UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) participants, Red Cross/Red Crescent workers, parents and educators (teachers, nurses, and physicians).
Number of players: Minimum 6 players.
Time required to play game: 15 – 30 minutes.
AboutThis game was developed in Fall 2011 by a team of graduate students and faculty at Yale University and Parsons The New School for Design for the Red Cross Red Crescent to use in the field to educate children about vector borne diseases and climate change. This game showcases innovative teaching tools in the field. Playing the game will allow children and policy makers alike to understand and engage on an emotional level with complex and abstract concepts of climate change and disease transmission.
Humans vs. Mosquitoes by Clay Ewing, Lien Tran, Mohini Freya Dutta, Ben Norskov, Eulani Labay, Sophia Colantonio, Lauren Graham, Vanessa Lamers, and Kanchan Shrestha is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.