Teaching Genetics with Dragons

The Concord Consortium's Genetics Education Software

  • Geniverse Learn More Explore heredity and genetics by experimenting with breeding and studying virtual dragons.
  • Genigames Learn More Learn about genetics while breeding dragons in this game-based learning environment.
  • GeniVille Learn More Dragons have landed in Whyville, where millions of kids are learning about science.
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FeaturesGeniverseGenigamesGeniVille
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Target Grade LevelHigh School
Middle School
High SchoolMiddle School
FocusHeredity
Meiosis
Molecular Level
Argumentation
Heredity
Meiosis
Heredity
Meiosis
Curriculum LengthUp to 4 Weeks2 WeeksUp to 3 Days
Game-like Environment  YES  YES  YES
Teacher Reports  YES  
Browser-based  YES  YESYES
CostFREE!FREE!FREE!

Geniverse

Explore heredity and genetics by breeding and studying virtual dragons.

Geniverse is free, web-based software for high school biology that engages students in exploring heredity and genetics by breeding and studying virtual dragons. Interactive models, powered by real genes, enable students to do simulated experiments, generate realistic and meaningful genetic data and win star ratings for efficient experimentation.

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Genigames

Game-based genetics learning.

In collaboration with ​the New York Hall of Science, the​ Concord Consortium is studying ​how incorporating elements of gaming into science curricula ​can help sustain student engagement and motivation to learn.

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GeniVille

Dragons have landed in Whyville where millions of kids are learning about science.

Dragons have landed in Whyville, a virtual world where millions of kids aged 8-15 are engaged in learning about science, investigating virtual careers and creating their own content. Now, Whyvillians can explore the world of genetics by breeding dragons with the traits needed to find treasures throughout Whyville.

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The Concord ConsortiumThe Concord Consortium

Revolutionary digital learning for science, math and engineering

Geniverse, Genigames and GeniVille are projects by the Concord Consortium — a nonprofit educational research and development organization based in Concord, Massachusetts, and Emeryville, California. Our pioneering work brings the promise of technology into reality for STEM education.

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