Exhibit: Space Weather

Exploring our Solar System with local NASA Scientists

The Pacific Science Center (PSC) features rotating exhibits on current science research in their “Portal to Current Science Research” gallery. I developed an exhibit on space weathe based on research from the University of Washington’s Earth and Space Sciences department: predicting coronal mass ejections (CME’s, or “solar storms”) and mapping planets using infrared temperature data.

This included research, writing an exhibit narrative, writing and editing labels, developing an interactive element, and assisting with video and other multimedia content. I worked with two scientists from the University of Washington and the exhibit team from PSC (including the project manager, graphic designer, and multimedia designer). With a small budget to work with, we made use of PSC’s modular exhibit label system and low cost interactive and display elements.

 

Introductory panel for scientist Josh Bandfield's exhibit story line.

Introductory panel for scientist Josh Bandfield’s exhibit story line.

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