Cancer Prevention Park

Cancer Prevention Park CD-ROM is designed to create a learning environment that is fun, engaging and supportive of participants in their steps toward healthy lifestyle changes.


The theme park contains four pavilions, including the Nutrition Pavilion, the Physical Activity Pavilion, the Sun Pavilion, and the Clean Air Pavilion. Each pavilion contains a set of interactive learning experiences or games.


In the Nutrition Pavilion you can learn about the importance of adding fruits and vegetables and reducing fats in your diet by playing the games: Create Your Plate Cafe and Find the Fat. You can also hear people talk about their nutrition stories at the personal stories slot machine and get answers to nutrition questions at the Ask the Expert booth.


In the Physical Activity Pavilion find out what everyday activities meet the minimum physical activity goal in Physical Activity Calculator. Set up your schedule for the week in the Physical Activity Planner. You can hear people talk about their physical activity stories at the personal stories slot machine and get answers to physical activity questions at the Ask the Expert booth.


In the Sun Pavilion you can have fun in the sun with the two games in the Sun Dome: Sun Hat game and Dressed at the Beach. You can hear people talk about their sun exposure stories at the personal stories slot machine and get answers to sun exposure questions at the Ask the Expert booth.


In the Clean Air Pavilion play It’s Your Choice Video Adventure, and experience the choices and consequences of playing as a smoker and the rewards of playing as a non smoker. You can hear people talk about their smoking/tobacco stories at the personal stories slot machine and get answers to smoking/tobacco questions at the Ask the Expert booth.


Funding for the development of the Cancer Prevention Park CD-ROM was provided by the Michigan Department of Community Health. The MSU Communication Technology Laboratory collaborated with the MSU Cancer Center, Institute for Managed Care, MSU Extension, and the American Cancer Society, Michigan Division.

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