NAI: Virtual Field Trips (ASU, MIT)

Program Element / Activity Title:
NAI: Virtual Field Trips (ASU, MIT)
E/PO Project Name:
NASA Astrobiology Institute
Contact Information:
Bldg. 247, Rm. 207 P.O. Box 1 Moffett Field, CA 94035-0001
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Short Description:

This project develops web-based, multimedia, interactive experiences for various kinds of learners.  Called Virtual Field Trips (VFTs), their purpose is to create an online environment which simulates a remote field research locale.  Several NAI teams are collaborating to create a suite of VFTs dealing with different areas of astrobiology research.  They will be field tested in various learning environments and the evaluation will be coordinated.

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