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Augmented Reality Turns a Sandbox into a Geoscience Lesson

“Superimposing responsive digital effects onto sand in a sandbox places educators, students, and policy makers in an augmented reality, offering a hands-on way to explore geoscience processes.”

Howard University Middle School

UC Davis News: Bringing a Special Sandbox Inside the Classroom 

UC Davis donates an Augmented Reality Sandbox to Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science, where it will be used to teach students about earth and watershed sciences.

Courtesy of Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science.

Courtesy of Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science.

White House Water Summit

UC Davis researchers Oliver Kreylos, Louise Kellogg (UC Davis KeckCAVES director), and Geoff Schladow (UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) director) were invited to attend the White House Water Summit (May 22, 2016), where they showcased the Augmented Reality Sandbox.

In the Eisenhower Executive Office Building during exhibition. Left to right: Dr. Louise H. Kellogg, Neysa Call (Legislative Aide & Grants Director for Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid), Dr. Geoffrey Schladow, Dr. Oliver Kreylos. Photo credit: Terry Davies, National Science Foundation.

In the Eisenhower Executive Office Building during exhibition. Left to right: Dr. Louise H. Kellogg, Neysa Call (Legislative Aide & Grants Director for Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid), Dr. Geoffrey Schladow, Dr. Oliver Kreylos. Photo credit: Terry Davies, National Science Foundation.

USA Science & Engineering Festival

Augmented Reality Sandbox exhibited at the USA Science & Engineering Festival (April 16 & 17, 2016) in Washington, D.C. usasciencefestival.org

AR Sandbox at the USA Science Fest with Dr. Oliver Kreylos - UC Davis researcher, Heather Segale - UC Davis TERC, Dr. Geoff Schladow - UC Davis limnologist.

AR Sandbox at the USA Science Fest with Dr. Oliver Kreylos – UC Davis researcher, Heather Segale – UC Davis TERC, Dr. Geoff Schladow – UC Davis limnologist.