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R.E.Power – Digital Games for Education

REPower (Renewable Energy Power) is an “Immersive Discovery Learning” tool to help students learn more about renewable energy. Developed by Hyperspective Studios in partnership with isisHawaii, this prototype was made possible by a grant from the Hawaii Technology Development Venture to explore the effectiveness of high-quality interactive virtual gaming in the classroom. (Click on photo to see video.)

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Inventor: Leeden Raquel’s Motor Tester

  Meet student inventor, Leeden Raquel, a 7th grader at Highlands Intermediate. With skills he acquired through an isisHawaii project with partner 3D Academy and the complex’s STEM initiatives, Leeden created a device to test the torque (rotational force) of motors used in building robots for the VEX robotic program. Collin Kobayashi (CEO/Founder of 3D Academy) helped Leeden and other [...]

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Digital Gaming for Education

Learning science and technology by playing video games? That’s the premise behind R.E.Power (Renewable Energy Power), a virtual environment where users can learn about alternative energy in Hawaii. isisHawaii partnered with multimedia experts from Hyperspective Studios to see if virtual gaming can be an effective tool for technical training and education using high-quality graphics and immersive game play. Initial focus [...]

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2010 UHM GEARUP Summer STEM Day

On Monday, June 14th, 2010, 59 Farrington High School juniors from the University of Hawaii at Manoa GEARUP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) program participated in four workshops coordinated by isisHawaii and featuring Hawaii-based advanced tech companies. Students learned more about STEM (i.e., science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related majors and careers by working with these active local [...]

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