The National Science Teachers Association recently published a story on Project Niu in its monthly magazine. Read the story
Project Niu is an outreach effort by Archinoetics to teach K-12 students about science, technology, and environmental stewardship in the context of the ocean and marine debris. Archinoetics built three ocean drifter buoys and joined 150 students to deploy them near Hawaii Kai. Please read more about Project Niu and track the Niu devices.
Archinoetics has always been dedicated to giving back to the community, and this holiday season is no exception. More than half the company spent a day at a local warehouse organizing toys for the Lokahi Giving Project, an organization that helps Hawaii’s struggling families.
Just a few months before we launched the first Niu from Waimea Bay (5/8/2008), the Project Niu team began an exciting collaboration with the K-12 Education team at Adobe Systems Inc. (You all know Adobe as the makers of awesome software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, etc.) Adobe was interested in using movies and photos [...]
Archinoetics worked with isisHawaii to teach local middle school students about computer programming and animation. Using the Alice software platform (created at Carnegie Mellon by Randy Pausch and his team), the students learned how programming concepts work while telling a story through the medium of animation. See photos from the day.