Geometry Playground

Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2006 to Thursday, July 9, 2009
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Websites, Mobile Apps, and Online Media, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits, Parks, Outdoor, and Garden Exhibits
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Mathematics
Organization:
Exploratorium, Sciencenter
Description: 

Geometry Playground created by The Exploratorium, playground designers Landscape Architecture, Inc., the Science Museum of Minnesota, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Sciencenter-Ithaca, and Science Works-Ashland is a 4,500-square foot traveling exhibition that includes immersive, table-top hands-on and electronic game elements on spatial and mathematical learning (Shape Garden, Surface City and Pattern Jungle); outdoor versions of selected exhibits from the full exhibition for public and school playgrounds and museums; and a Web site optimized for Web-enabled mobile phones.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
0610436
Funding Amount: 
2993050

Team Members

Thomas RockwellThomas RockwellPrincipal Investigator
Josh GutwillCo-Principal Investigator
Catherine McCarthy headshotCatherine McCarthyContributor

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