TERC develops SigningAvatar® technology to enable deaf and hard of hearing students to learn Earth Science terms and definitions

TERC develops SigningAvatar® technology to enable deaf and hard of hearing students to learn Earth Science terms and definitions

Cambridge, MA – Led by Principal Investigator Judy Vesel, a TERC research group has designed and created an illustrated and interactive 3D dictionary for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  The Signing Earth Science Dictionary (SESD) includes 750 key Earth Science terms and is the first tool of its kind to...

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New IAGD member presents at the National Science Foundation

Sang-Mook Lee Portrait

Scientist Shares with NSF Staff his Journey Before and After Becoming Paralyzed Using technology to empower and encourage young people with disabilities into the STEM disciplines Arlington, VA – While speaking to NSF employees on December 12, 2011, Dr. Sang-Mook Lee, a professor at Seoul National University’s (SNU) Marine...

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The magic of space in your hands: Feel a meteorite!

Institution: Natural Sciences Museum of Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain) Primary Contact or Principal Investigator: Jesus Martinez-Frias Contact Information: Centro de Astrobiologia, CSIC-INTA (associated to the NASA Astrobiology Institute) Ctra de Ajalvir, Km. 4, 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid (Spain) [email protected] Tel: +34-915206418 Project Collaborators: J.A. Rodriguez-Losada, A. Eff-Darwich, Francisco...

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Ocean InSight

Institution:  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Primary Contact or Principal Investigator:  Amy Bower Contact Information: Dr. Amy Bower Senior Scientist Department of Physical Oceanography Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution e-mail:  [email protected] voice:  508-289-2781 www:  http://www.whoi.edu/scientist/abower Project Collaborators:  Jim Valdes, Scott Worrilow, Will Ostrom, Kate Fraser, Terry McKee, and Kent Sheasley Project...

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OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park

OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, KY  – The research team of the NSF Opportunities for Enhancing the Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) funded project recently spent the weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park to continue data collection for the virtual reality project.  This team consists of researchers in the geosciences, computer science,...

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A Tactile Moon

Institution:  Astronomical Observatory – University of Valencia (Spain) Primary Contact or Principal Investigator:  Amelia Ortiz-Gil Contact Information: Observatorio Astronómico – Universidad de Valencia Edifici Instituts d’Investigació. c/ Catedrático José Beltrán,2 E- 46980 Paterna (Valencia) Spain [email protected] Project Collaborators:  Gloria María Isidro, Rosa Doran, Caterina Boccato, Leopoldo Benacchio, Alberto Fernández-Soto,...

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“The Sky in Your Hands”

Institution:  Astronomical Observatory – University of Valencia (Spain) Primary Contact or Principal Investigator:  Amelia Ortiz-Gil Contact Information: Observatorio Astronómico – Universidad de Valencia Edifici Instituts d’Investigació. c/ Catedrático José Beltrán,2 E- 46980 Paterna (Valencia) Spain [email protected] Project Collaborators:  Mariana Lanzara, José Carlos Guirado Project Description:  A planetarium show for...

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“Astroadapt”

Institution:  Astronomical Observatory – University of Valencia (Spain) Primary Contact or Principal Investigator:  Amelia Ortiz-Gil Contact Information:  Observatorio Astronómico – Universidad de Valencia Edifici Instituts d’Investigació. c/ Catedrático José Beltrán,2 E- 46980 Paterna (Valencia) Spain [email protected] Project Collaborators:  Teresa Gallego, Antonio J. Peña, Monica Sperandio Project Description:  Open source...

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OEDG researchers visit NSF and AIR

Washington, DC – Chris Atchison and Don Stredney, Principal Investigators of the Opportunities for Enhancing the Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) Project:  “Expanding Geoscience Diversity through Simulated Field Environments for Students with Physical Disabilities” recently participated in a panel discussion during the fall National Science Foundation Directorate for Geosciences...

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