Abbe Museum: People of the First Light interactive kiosks

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Abbe Museum: People of the First Light Wabanaki interactive kiosks

In 2015-2016, we designed and built two interactive kiosks for the Abbe Museum’s People of the First Light permanent exhibit that opened in late April 2016 in Bar Harbor: Encounter & Contact: Continuity, Change, and Shared History Places of the Dawnland People of the First Light introduces visitors to the Wabanaki universe, engaging them with a culture and history that is … Read More

Maine Forest Inventory Growth

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Maine FIG Forest Inventory Growth Program responsive WordPress website by Image Works

The Maine Forest Inventory Growth (FIG) Program is a field based, exploratory, citizen science program that connects students to Maine forests. Schools across Maine team up with professional foresters for in-class learning and field-based data collection. Students collect information year after year about the health of local forests to determine how Maine forests are changing over time. From these long-term … Read More

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: Lunder New Naturalists

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Lunder New Naturalist Drupal website and online learning platform

Since 2012, Image Works has led the design, development and curriculum refinement of the Lunder New Naturalists online learning system for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. This ambitious environmental education project leverages web-based and mobile technology to increase students’ engagement and connections to nature. The website supports students’ environmental science and social studies learning, and enables students and teachers from across … Read More

Gulf of Maine Research Institute: PowerHouse

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

How do you enable and empower students and their families to tackle the real world challenge of home energy use? We successfully partnered with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and its team – including Central Maine Power, Department of Energy, Tilson Technologies, and the Maine Math and Science Alliance – to allow students secure access to their home electricity … Read More

GMRI: Vital Signs Citizen Science

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Vital Signs citizen science Drupal website

In the summer of 2008 Image Works began working with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) on an 18 month long project to take an ambitious proposal from paper to reality. The goal of the Vital Signs project was to build a community around an online learning platform that links Maine middle school classes with research professionals and citizen … Read More