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We are at war with the malaria parasite! Can you fight this as it transforms into different deadly strains of malaria?

Micro Parasites online game

Play Micro Parasites game 

The game is best played on a desktop computer.

Learning outcomes


Learn which parts of the body the malaria parasites infect.


Learn how malaria parasites multiply and grow in the body. 

Five stages:

Learn the names of the five strains of the malaria parasite.

Micro Parasites was designed and built by students of the BSc Computer Games Design course at Glasgow Caledonia University, working in partnership with National Museums Scotland. It was inspired by Parasites: Battle for Survival, an exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland from 6 Dec 2019 - 19 Apr 2020.

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