There are gender wars, and then there are casualties. It wasn’t until 2011 that the behemoth toymaker LEGO acknowledged girls’ desire to build with bricks, even though the company had long before made a seemingly effortless pivot to co-branding, video games, and major motion pictures. So it’s little wonder that girls face all-too-real obstacles when […]Read more
Imparting greater understanding through object manipulation.
An important component of understanding how something works is being able to dissect it into its vital components.
A web site can lend the sense of taking something apart or understanding how something works.
To optimize learning, a presentation should not be linear, like a slide show. Rather, visitors should be able to freely interact with objects, and potentially make mistakes.
Online visitors can experience interaction with objects using independent and dependent variables; modeling and altering reality; interactive appliances; and real-life experiments.