We have released the latest version of the Virtual Boat Game at 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.
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
We have released the latest version of the Virtual Boat Game at 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.
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.
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 was presented in 2011 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.