Educators' Zone


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Get Stall Catchers into your classroom or science club! Let your students engage in real world science. You will find everything you need to get started on this page. Use the helpful table of contents on the left to navigate to the section of interest to you. All content may be freely reproduced (CC BY-SA 4.0).


But first… What is Stall Catchers?

Stall Catchers is an online game speeding up Alzheimer’s disease research at Cornell University. Featured on PBS, WIRED, and the Washington Post, Stall Catchers could reduce the time to find an Alzheimer’s treatment from decades to just a few years. As of December 2018, Stall Catchers has over 14 thousand registered players worldwide.


Intro videos

Use the playlist below to introduce your class to Stall Catchers and teach them the basics of playing the game. You can also access this playlist on YouTube. Can’t use YouTube? Watch & download the videos here

Attribution: Human Computation Institute, CC BY-SA 4.0


Science of Stall Catchers

The playlist below contains a series of short animated videos that introduce the science behind Stall Catchers in a clear and accessible language. Start with How does playing Stall Catchers help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease?, and move on to the specific research questions that we’re trying to answer through the game!


You can also access this playlist on YouTube. Can’t use YouTube? Watch & download the videos here.

Attribution: Human Computation Institute, CC BY-SA 4.0

Read more about the science behind Stall Catchers in the "About -- Science" section on this site. Plus, find the most recent "The Science of Stall Catchers" content on our blog here, featuring:


You can also ask your questions and see other discussion threads on "The Science" section of our forum here.

Downloadable materials


Find & download more Stall Catchers infographics here: bit.ly/SC-Infographics


Stall Catchers in schools

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Contact

Contact our educators' force at teachers@eyesonalz.com.
  • Erin Lamichhane

    Alpine School District

    Utah
  • Kelly Corrigan

    Shawsheen Tech

    Massachusetts
  • Samantha Taggart

    H-B Woodlawn

    Arlington, Virginia

Last updated: 2019-03-01