Earth Systems Today

Client

Brooks Cole/Thompson Learning

Challenge

Design an educational app to accompany college-level oceanography, geology, and earth science textbooks to augment the learning of their concepts through interactivity and animation

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Solution
  • Collaborated with professors from numerous fields and universities on the design of activities, illustrations and animations to explain various natural phenomena
  • Worked with the publisher to set project scope and delivery timelines
  • Led the creative team in designing the look and functionality of the application and learning activities
  • Prototyped and user tested with college students to assess its efficacy for learning

Designed an interactive educational app that was packaged with college textbooks
Contained ten sections, each with topics and activities
Users could spin around mineral samples in 3D
Animations and callouts taught about volcanic activity
The app demonstrated physics through interactive modules
Games would challenge students to demonstrate their knowledge