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WWT Workshop @ the 2015 Mediaglobe Users Group

August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm CDT

10:00-11:10 Introduction to WorldWide Telescope and demonstrating how to use it
11:10-11:20 How WWT can be used in Planetarium and informal education
11:20-11:50 Example of how to get Rover Traverse Trail into WWT (David)
11:50-Noon Roundtable of what people want to make in the afternoon session
Noon-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:40 Hands-on work (potentially in teams)
2:40-3:00 Show off what was created

How WWT can be used in planetarium and informal education

  • Real time shows
  • Production tool for fulldome video
  • Connections to classroom or home activities using WWT
  • Connection to professional astronomy research (Video Abstracts)
  • Sharing of content between planetaria
  • Shared dome experiences (future)

Details

Start:
August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.mediaglobeusergroup.com/

Venue

Russell C. Davis Planetarium
201 E. Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39201 United States
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Website:
http://www.jacksonms.gov/index.aspx?NID=142