Meeting on Friday, September 22, 2000

Informal Science Education Group #2
September 22, 2000
CREAT lab (VA 221)



Discussion, decisions, and assignments

Introductions: Discussed how project fits into larger scope of things at IST. Basic theme for the project should be an interactive, interesting, and possibly graphical simulation with children in mind as the audience.

Discussion of Cellular Automata: Discussed some basic premises of Cellular Automata simulation and examples. Discussed how it could possibly used in our simulation program.

Project ideas: Presented students with several different ways to go about building the project. Suggested possibilities include use of OpenGL graphics, the Mirage system at IST, and the Cellular Automata algorithms.

Tentative agenda for next meeting

Link to Informal Science Education 2 Team Page on Pegasus