GiSE: Games in Science EducationAGENDA

Rice University | Space Science and Technology Building

Monday, July 12th 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

8:15 a.m.


8:45 a.m.

Leslie Miller

9:00 a.m.

A Very Brief History of Space (the space you’re in that is)
Wade Adams

9:15 a.m.

Things Your Parents Never Told You About Serious Game An Overview and Future Technologies
Tony Elam

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

MedMyst: An Adventure Game that Engages Students in Microbiology and the Scientific Method
Lynn Lauterbach, Kristi Bowling

11:15 a.m.

MedMyst game play session

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

CSI: Using Forensic Games to Inspire Careers in Science
Lynn Lauterbach, Yvonne Klisch

1:45 p.m.

CSI game play session

2:30 p.m.


3:00 p.m.

Gaming Careers - An Inconvenient Truth
Mckee Frazior

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn Day One

5:30 p.m.

Optional Group Dinner
Goode Company Tacqueria


Tuesday, July 13th 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

8:45 a.m.

Immune Attack and Science Video Games: Present the Unimaginable, Teach the Inexplicable, and Assess the Unmeasurable
Melanie Stegman

9:30 a.m.

Immune Attack game play session

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Your Kids Love Games, Not School - What’s a Teacher To Do?
Jim Bowers

11:45 p.m.


12:45 p.m.

Science Spotlight: Online Resources for Learning
Tracy Trimpe

1:45 p.m.

Jigsaw Session for Science Games

2:45 p.m.


3:00 p.m.

Jigsaw Session Discussion

4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn Workshop