The latest Pokémon Trading Card Game: EX Deoxys is in stores now so you have your chance to catch Deoxys! It came from space and turned into a Pokémon when it was hit by a laser beam. There are many things about viruses that are unknown, and it's true of Deoxys too!Plus, the Pokémon Trading Card Game and NASA's Langley Center for Distance Learning have teamed up to bring an inside look at the science behind Deoxys. Deoxys' name comes from "deoxyribonucleic acid" (or DNA). Deoxys is a new Pokémon character in the Trading Card Game, and there is real science behind its story!AD, the most common form of dementia, begins deep in the brain where healthy neurons begin to work less efficiently and eventually die.This process gradually spreads to the brain’s learning and memory center—the hippocampus—and other areas of the brain, which begin to shrink.The most important functions of cells include transportation of substances, energy exchange, and transmission of information.
A Alzheimer’s disease An irreversible, progressive brain neurodegenerative disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking function.
You can learn more about Deoxys by visiting NASA's site. Ask your teacher about bringing the Pokémon Trading Card Game into your school!
NASA has put together special activities that your teacher can use in your classroom.
These fun activities let teachers use the Pokémon Trading Card Game in their lessons.
For more information on the NASA and Pokémon Trading Card Game collaboration, visit: View site For more information on NASA Langley Center for Distance Learning programs, visit: View site For more information on the NASA Press Release, visit: Read more Pokémon Trading Card Game and NASA Langley Center for Distance Learning have partnered to bring you these resources designed to use kids' hobbies to teach real world science. NASA Education Technology Services (NETS) team written in cooperation with NASA's Kids Science News Network (KSNN™).