Revolutionary crowdsourcing computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research
Foldit is a serious game and one of the most well-known citizen science game initiatives. It is a tool to discover native protein structures faster through collaborative, distributed computing. Virtual user interaction and gamification generate a unique environment that has the potential to substantially progress protein folding research. The online desktop game can help you teach your students about amino acids in biochemistry class. There are various puzzles available where users can learn about protein-folding. You can use existing puzzles and work on specific tasks (e.g. the corona virus puzzle), or even develop your own puzzles if you are up to it. See detailed instructions for educators here.