Niche Partitioning and DNA Metabarcoding

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This interactive explores niche partitioning, a mechanism that enables similar species of animals to coexist. It features drag and drop activities, quizzes and freeform responses, a printable progress page, and the ability to save progress to the cloud using Google Sign In.

A3MG provided layout, responsive design, and programming.

This project has been redesigned to comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines and includes screenreader accessibility, video subtitles, and audio descriptions (AD).

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Client: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Interactive Video with Quiz

A3MG designed and programmed this customized video player that features interactive quizzes for HHMI BioInteractive short films.

Interactive Assessment for Natural Selection and Adaptation

Embedded quiz modules test students’ understanding as they watch the short film on the rock pocket mouse—a living example of Darwin’s process of natural selection.

This project has been redesigned to comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines and includes screenreader accessibility, subtitles, and an audio description (AD) version of the film.

Client: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

How We Get Our Skin Color Interactive

This interactive animation about the biology of skin color provides stop points at which students can further explore the material through additional text and illustrations, videos, questions, and simple interactive widgets.

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Narrated by the world’s leading authority on the evolution of human skin color, Dr. Nina Jablonski, this animation describes how and where melanin is produced in our cells and what factors affect our skin color.

A3MG provided interface design, graphic design, and the programming of this custom interactive video.

Client: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Earth Mass Extinctions Poster

extinctions-poster

Working with HHMI BioInteractive scientists, A3MG designed this poster illustrating Earth’s five mass extinctions and a potential sixth.

Discover the environmental factors that caused the five big mass extinctions in Earth’s history and which species they impacted.

This poster was updated to be screen reader accessible and is WCAG 2.1 AA compliant.

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The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the Environment

A3MG designed and programmed this “interactive poster” to accompany HHMI BioInteractive’s 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science classroom poster.

Explore key human impacts on the environments and how they have affected Earth’s landscape, ocean, atmosphere, and biodiversity with this engaging interactive.

The print version of the poster was updated to be screen reader accessible and is WCAG 2.1 AA compliant.

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