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Thursday, July 16 • 11:10am - 11:20am
Outbreak Squad: Keeping Your Community Safe

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Learning about the function of each branch of government is one thing: understanding how to use government resources to inform health policy is much more complex. Outbreak Squad, a game designed for grade 5 and above, uses health outbreaks to support civics engagement. Through the lens of food safety, it helps students think in systems terms about causes, effects, and mitigation of foodborne outbreaks.

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Pamela Martinez

Assistant Professor, Learning Technologies, New Mexico State University - Learning Games Lab
Pamela N. Martinez is an Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies with New Mexico State University’s Innovative Media Research and Extension Department and its Learning Games Lab. She earned her doctorate in learning technologies from Pepperdine University. Dr. Martinez oversees... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 11:10am - 11:20am EDT