In Uncommon Scents, students investigate a chemical accident and learn about the health effects of exposure to toxic chemicals. They will discover that many common household products contain toxic chemicals, learn how inhaling these product can severely damage the nervous system and other parts of the body, and find ways to protect themselves from exposure to toxic vapors.
This game consists of three consecutive episodes with a continuous storyline. We recommend playing the episodes in order; however, they can be accessed individually by clicking the links below.
Target audience: Middle School
Game Format: 3 Consecutive Episodes / Single Player
Duration: Per Episode
Main Subjects Covered:
hazardous household products body pollution inhalants
Game Play Difficulty: Intermediate—Players have some freedom in their decision to move around to different locations in the game, engage in activities, and collect tools and clues, but specific instructions and restrictions keep them on the right path. Hints on what to do next are available, but optional.