Atmospheric Explorations: Participatory, Computer-based Simulations of the Weather

October 1st, 1993 - March 31st, 1998 | PROJECT

"Atmospheric Explorations: Participatory, Computer-Based Simulations of the Weather" is a collaborative project of Augsburg College and the Science Museum of Minnesota. The purpose of the project is to enhance the interest and skills of museum visitors and students in science by providing a highly interactive exhibit environmental that allows the users considerable freedom in exploring topics in meteorology relevant to their everydays lives. The exhibits will be designed to accommodate a gender- and racially-diverse audience of national scope.

Project Website(s)

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Team Members

William Jasperson, Principal Investigator, Augsburg College
David Venne, Co-Principal Investigator, Augsburg College
J. Newlin, Co-Principal Investigator, Science Museum of Minnesota


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 9353480
Funding Amount: 479695


Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Geoscience and geography
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Games | Simulations | Interactives | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Exhibits