ERIC Number: ED432451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Peril: Project Earth Risk Identification Lifeline. A Computer Game To Teach Risk Perception. [CD-ROM].
Guelph Univ. (Ontario).
This computer game is designed to provide awareness of misconceptions of health risks, insight into basic concepts of risk assessment and perception, and health and safety tips for everyday activities, and to encourage injury prevention. Contents include: (1) "Classroom Guide Contents," which lists resources such as teacher reference notes, student exercises in critical thinking, enrichment exercises to reinforce concepts of risk perception and risk measurement, and assignments to increase understanding of probability and statistics; and (2) "Curriculum Links," which offers information and exercises for curricula in Physical Education, Recreational Studies or Risk Assessment Courses, Personal Development Relationships or Global Geography Studies, Mathematics (Graphing and Statistical Calculations), and Integrated Science or Environmental Science Studies. (CCM)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Health Promotion, Integrated Activities, Mathematics Education, Optical Data Disks, Risk Management, Science Education
University of Guelph, Centre for Toxicology, Bovey Bldg., Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Guelph Univ. (Ontario).