Geometry Playground

October 1st, 2006 - July 9th, 2009 | PROJECT

Geometry Playground created by The Exploratorium, playground designers Landscape Architecture, Inc., the Science Museum of Minnesota, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Sciencenter-Ithaca, and Science Works-Ashland is a 4,500-square foot traveling exhibition that includes immersive, table-top hands-on and electronic game elements on spatial and mathematical learning (Shape Garden, Surface City and Pattern Jungle); outdoor versions of selected exhibits from the full exhibition for public and school playgrounds and museums; and a Web site optimized for Web-enabled mobile phones.

Project Website(s)

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Project Products

Summative Evaluation of Geometry Playground for The Exploratorium

Team Members

Thomas Rockwell, Principal Investigator, Exploratorium
Josh Gutwill, Co-Principal Investigator, Exploratorium
Catherine McCarthy, Contributor, Sciencenter


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 0610436
Funding Amount: 2993050


Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Mathematics
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Parks | Outdoor | Garden Exhibits | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media