Learning Science through Collaborative Visualization over the Internet. Roy Pea Stanford University Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning Nobel Symposium: Virtual Museums 2002. Collaborative Visualization. Development of scientific knowledge…
Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning
Nobel Symposium: Virtual Museums 2002
When the grant proposal was written in 1991, Internet-based videoconferencing was only possible with a $40,000 hardware codec.
Scientific visualization was not seen in the K-12 classroom.
The vision was to establish a prototype of a future distributed multimedia learning environment for science that would integrate distributed expertise including educators, learning researchers, scientists at universities, and a science education museum.
Scientists the Internet
U. of Illinois
Evanston Twp. High School
New Trier High School
Exploratorium1992-94...CoVis Community “Proof of concept”
NMC Archival data providing twenty-five years of twice daily measurements of temperature, winds, and pressure at several levels of the atmosphere. Coverage over most of the Northern Hemisphere.
Real time hourly data providing custom weather maps including temperature, dew point, fronts, severe weather warnings and weather station reports. Coverage over contiguous United States and Canada.
Hits Per Day
Online Guide to Meteorology UIUC, U.Chicago, UniData, NCAR (late 1994-early 1995)
CoVis Teachers Learning Together (1996-97)