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Oct 21 11

Virtual Boat Presented at EECS 2011 Retreat Showcase Session

by Ying Zhong

Virtual Boat game was presented at EECS 2001 Retreat showcase session on Friday (Oct. 21)

Ying and Xin were introducing Virtual Boat game to visitors

Oct 11 11

Virtual Boat Ohio River Map

by Sertac Ozercan
Oct 10 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education Release Note (version 2011.10.10)

by Xin Ye

We have released the latest version of the Virtual Boat Game at 10.10.2011.

Play Version 11.1010 (Release date: 10-10-2011)

New features include a coordinate system showing the coordinates of each location on the higher left corner of the game and a new GIS like map represents the real terrain on the lower right corner of the game.

Oct 9 11

BooKS boat trip

by Ying Zhong

Boat trip is an activity in BooKS project to provide high school students a chance to explore the water quality of Ohio river region. High school students take the boat to a water sampling position either on Ohio river or Muskingum river. By using instruments provided by BooKS project, students do hands-on experiments to test water quality including PH, temperature, conductivity, total dissolved solids, phosphate, nitrate, nitrite, etc.

Calibrating PH meter before using it

 

Testing water quality using PH meter

 

Collecting water sample

An easy way to test water quality is using datasonde

Oct 8 11

Virtual Boat Screenshots

by Sertac Ozercan
Sep 29 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education Release Note (version 2011.9.29)

by Xin Ye

We have released the latest version of the Virtual Boat Game at 09.29.2011.

Play Version 11.0929 (Release date: 09-29-2011)

New features include a collider prevents the boat crashing when it hits the terrain, colliders on the boat prevent players falling into the water, and a new mini-map system simulating a GIS like map.

Sep 23 11

Virtual Boat Demonstration Video

by Sertac Ozercan

This is the video demonstration of all the capabilities that the BooKS Virtual Boat has to offer.

Sep 19 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education Release Note (version 2011.8.15)

by Xin Ye

The Virtual Boat is a 3D learning environment. Students learn chemical and ecological knowledge by playing games and doing chemical experiments in the virtual boat. The latest version of this game was released on August 15th. New features include multi-player mode, In-game Questions, Timer and Score System, new six testing locations, and knowledge hints. Please click here to play this game.

May 23 11

iVirtualWorld user study

by Qing Zhu

iVirtualWorld user study will take place at Baker Center first floor. It will last from 10:00AM through 5:00PM on May 23th, and 24th. Please feel free to stop by to take a questionnaire and get free coffee.

iVirtualWorld user study is holding at Baker first floor. It will last from 10:00AM through 5:00PM on May 23th, and 24th. Please feel free to stop by to take a questionnaire and get free coffee.
May 20 11

iVirtualWorld in 2011 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

by Ying Zhong

iVirtualWorld was presented in 2011 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.