The Identification Game is an activity designed to provide
practice in identifying the structures and functions in the representative
marine invertebrates. The program uses a detailed graphic display
of a part of the organism and a pointer which marks a structure.
The object of the game is to choose letters to spell the name
of the structure indicated by the pointer. The Option Menu can
be used to change the object of the game and the way that the
A letter is chosen by selecting the letter buttons on the
right side of the screen. As each letter is chosen it is evaluated
by the system. If the letter is correct the position of the letter
is shown in the word at the bottom of the screen. If the letter
occurs more than one time in the term, each occurence is shown.
Correct vowels earn 1 point and correct consonants earn 3 points.
Incorrect letters result in the loss of 1 point. A bonus of
10 points can be earned by identifying the term before any letter
guesses are made. If the bonus is attempted, one chance is given
to enter the correct term. The scores earned in this activity
are reported on the scoreboard and can be saved in a file using
the student's name.