It may seem far-fetched that lethal venom can provide healing solutions, but the biochemistry behind Killer Snails: Assassins of the Sea is real. In fact, characterizing, or identifying, venom peptides is an area of active research.
This March, Killer Snails is celebrating women's contributions to science, entrepreneurship, and education---as well as reflecting on the challenges that still lie ahead.
We presented a poster titled "Learning from Nature: Marine educational games that assess scientific knowledge transfer through game play."
The Killer Snails team presented a talk at the CUNY Games Festival titled "Learning from Nature: Marine Educational Games that Scaffold Science Inquiry." Our talk focused on a few major themes we've been exploring through the development of Assassins of the Sea.