Space Weather!

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

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

 

My latest exhibit opened recently at 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 weather research based on research from the University of Washington’s Earth and Space Sciences department – predicting coronal mass ejections and mapping planets using infrared temperature maps. 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 Portal 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.

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