Museum Virtual Worlds

Bringing Real and Virtual Together

July 3, 2009
by Rob Rothfarb
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NASA Virtual Worlds and Immersive Environments Report

NASA has published a report from the workshop on virtual worlds and immersive environments held in 2008 at Ames Research Center.  The report, created by workshop organizers and participants, summarizes the presentations and discussions at the workshop, which was attended … Continue reading

May 19, 2009
by Ray Ferrer
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Phase Three of the VHOS Project

For those not familiar with the VHOS project, it is essentially a virtual space within the Active Worlds Universe in which the New York Hall of Science intends to create explorable/interactive exhibits through a collaborative process involving the contributions of … Continue reading

April 21, 2009
by Ray Ferrer
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Virtual Worlds at the New York Hall of Science

Hello World! My name is Ray Ferrer. I’m a Digital Learning Curriculum Developer at the New York Hall of Science currently incorporating virtual worlds into the learning experiences here at the Hall. As the Hall’s first endeavor using 3D virtual … Continue reading

March 23, 2009
by Rob Rothfarb
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Taxonomy of Virtual Worlds for Education

Educational media developers and researchers at the Cornell University SciCenter put on a workshop with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania called the Taxonomy of Virtual Worls for Education.  The workshop brought together virtual worlds … Continue reading