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Predict the Flu: Interactive Game

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    Science Museum of Minnesota

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Predict the Flu: Interactive Game

In this interactive game, you are a scientist from a world health organization. Gather and analyze data to predict the strains of influenza during the next season in the Northern Hemisphere and design an influenza vaccine. An interesting and informative game! This game teaches you about flu strains, and how scientists mix and match them to create next year's flu vaccine! Good luck!

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:

Age Range:
Ages 8 - adult

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Simulation


Materials List (per student)

  • A computer
  • Flash


  • Life Sciences
    • Human Body
      • Medicine
      • Immune System
  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Data Representation
      • Probability
  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemistry of Life

Informal Categories

  • Games


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • read
  • use keyboard
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


Funding Sources:

  • Science Education Partnership Award
  • National Center for Research Resources
  • National Institutes of Health


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