Tag Archives: CAD

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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2009 3D CAD in Education

In the Spring of 2008, isisHawaii collaborated with Highlands Intermediate School (HIS) to develop a unique enrichment program. Working with an industry professional, students used industry standard 3-dimensional computer aided design (3D CAD) software in applying textbook science concepts to reinforce retention and develop marketable technical skills. Collin Kobayashi, President/CEO, 3D Innovations, LLC, mentored 8th grade science instructor, Alika Ahu, [...]

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