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Neutralise the Threat A Smart Buildings Game

This resource produced by Siemens introduces the technology used to protect public health in smart buildings by way of an interactive online game.

A series of worksheets introduce viruses and bacteria and other activities allow students to model the spread of pathogens using glitter on their hands and produce a COVID-19 guidance poster on how to protect against the spread of this or other viruses.

The online game challenges students to prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses in a shopping centre by making choices about the different types of technology that can be deployed.

Smart buildings game

The options include thermal scanning, ionisation and UV sterilisation systems, humidity sensors and contact tracing details of which are given at the start of the game.

Separate teacher guidance and student worksheets are provided.


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