The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
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For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has been at the forefront of science education.
On a visit to The Lawrence, students collaborate to investigate new ideas as they become scientists and engineers for a day.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
Help your monster live a healthy life.
Monster Heart Medic is an educational adventure game that explores the cardiovascular system and how it is affected by healthy living. Players are led through an interactive narrative where they must help diagnose a friendly, 3-eyed monster named Ragnar and help him on his path to a healthier life. Through hands-on tests, interactive simulators, achievement collection, discussions with health professionals, animated monster stories, and arcade games, players will learn about common cardiovascular conditions, diagnostic tests, and what steps can be taken to get and keep your cardiovascular system healthy.
Languages: English and Spanish
Topics: Heart, Health
OS: Apple, Android
Requirements: iPhone or iPad iOS 7+Android 4.4+
Monster Heart Medic was designed with the goals of players learning:
All of the health recommendations that players encounter in the game come from established sources, including the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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This project was supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science Education Partnership Award program under award number 5R25OD010543-02. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program are those of the author and do not reflect the views of NIH.
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This game uses these sounds from freesound.org under the Creative Commons 3.0 License: “bubble (8)” by Glaneur de son “ploep3”, “ploep5”, and “ploep7” by Greencouch
Success by Grunz
This game uses these music loops from soundcloud.com and bensound.com under the Creative Commons 3.0 License: Title screen: “Funk Loop” by Bass Dispenser
Side Scroller Music: “Driving Funk loop C# 130” by mcoffman
Tutorial Loop and Background Music: “Solid Beat 1-4 Bars at 120 bpm” and “Funky Shuffle 1-8 Bars at 150bpm” by Looped
Finale Song: A shortened, looped version of “Retro Soul” by Bensound Royalty Free Music
Heartbeat sounds for the “Heart Beat Box” used with permission by Dr. Chris Cable, M.D. They can be found at “The Auscultation Assistant”
Monster Heart Medic uses the Manly Men free font for non-profit projects from blambot.com under Blambot’s Free Font License.
View Monster Heart Medic Technical Support. If you’re having issues with Monster Heart Medic or would like to report any bugs, e-mail us.
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