Educational Web Adventures Projects

Silent Spring

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresK-12 EducationMuseum

description
An online educational game built completely in Flash 5, produced for Educational Web Adventures, LLC. Silent Spring was based on the groundbreaking work of Rachel Carson, an environmental activist famous for bringing to light the terrible effects of DDT and other pesticides on natural ecosystems.

technical
Flash 5 actionscripting, integration of external art files for use in Flash 5


Renaissance Connection

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresFlashMuseumWeb

description
Produced for Eduweb and the Allentown Art Museum. This multi-faceted Web site explores Renaissance visual arts and innovations and their role in the making of the modern world. Users can explore the history of the renaissance, create their own “innovation,” and even go back in time to place innovations in their correct year and theme. Users can even save their work online to finish later!

technical
Flash MX, Flash/server integration


The Caregiver Challenge

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresMuseumWeb

description
An online quiz game produced for Educational Web Adventures, LLC and the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. The Caregiver Challenge measured your attitudes and actions to predict how your child grows up caring about nature.

technical
Flash 5 actionscripting, integration of external art files for use in Flash 5


Jefferson’s West

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresFlashMuseumWeb

description
Produced by Educational Web Adventures for Colonial Williamsburg, this project sought to combine engaging gameplay with personal storytelling in a role-playing story about the Lewis & Clark expedition. The focus was on the things that the expedition collected and how those objects shaped Jefferson’s view of the Western lands.

technical
Flash 5 actionscripting, game engine design


PDArtist

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresMuseumWeb

description
Produced by Educational Web Adventures for Sanford ArtEdventures. The publisher’s description: “You witness a crime, and the police ask you to help identify the culprit, using their new PDArtist tool. Learn how your left and right brain work and the best ways to use your brain as an artist. Can you create composite portraits that help identify the culprit?”

technical
Flash 5 actionscripting


The Stax River

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresK-12 Education

description
Produced for Educational Web Adventures and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, this online and CD-ROM-based project celebrates Stax soul music of the 1960s and 70s with lively interactives and lesson plans. In “The Stax River” interactive, you can trace musicial influences on the signature Stax sound with some of Stax’s biggest hits. “Mix a Song in the Stax Studio” lets you layer instrumental tracks to arrange your own soul song.

technical
Flash MX


Bridge to Classroom

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresWeb

description
Designing and building a bridge to withstand earthquakes is no easy challenge. Produced for Educational Web Adventures and the California Alliance for Jobs, Bridge to Classroom introduced users to the science, technology and people involved in the new Oakland Bay Bridge. Included interactive learning modules and simulations! (Fifth grade and up).

technical
Flash 5


Soldier of Liberty

clients/categories
Educational Web AdventuresWeb

description
Winner of Gold Medal at the American Association of Museums’ MUSE 2004 Awards! Produced for Educational Web Adventures and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Soldier of Liberty is a distance learning package containing curricula and a live interactive broadcast as well as the Web site.

technical
Flash MX, loading of external video


Pest Rangers

clients/categories
ClientsEducational Web AdventuresWeb

description
Produced for Educational Web Adventures and the National Pest Management Association and its public relations agency, FCF Schmidt. Max Media helped develop ‘Pest Rangers’ interactive game, getting the user up close and personal with these bizarre yet all-too-familiar critters.

technical
Flash MX