PDA-based toy with graphics and flow sensor
Cherubini, M.; Rasmussen, J.; Strohecker, C. (Media Lab Europe / Everyday Learning) | Gash, H.; McCloughlin, T. (St. Patrick’s College, Dublin City University) | Lometti, A. (California State University, Chico)
- CS role:
- research group principal investigator
- 2002 - Digital Seed: An interactive toy for children's explorations of plant growth and life cycles
- Related project:
The toy encloses a flow sensor with other electronics and a small computer, whose display screen shows through the front of the box. As you pour water through the sensor, you see an animation of a seed growing into a plant. The toy is meant to support learning about botanic life cycles.