Games and Simulations on Ask A Biologist

Sometimes the best way to learn biology is by playing a game or using a simulation. For this reason some of our stories and activities include companion games. Here we list our current collection of fun biology games. We hope you enjoy them.

Most of these games were developed using Adobe Flash. If you are having difficulty playing thembe sure you have the most current Adobe Flash player and have enabled the plug-in to play in your browser since many browsers are turning off Flash as a default.

Venom protein game
Written by: 
Marcella Martos and Meredith Turnbough

(Game requires Flash)

The shape of a molecule is very important. It’s what makes it possible for proteins to interact with other parts of the cell. In this invader game, you will defend the cells of the body against molecules of scorpion venom using antivenom. To learn more, visit Venom!

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