Jason Harris

Southern Pines Primary School
Moore County Schools
Mentor: Gayla Keesee, Fayetteville Tech
Sponsor: Moore County Consortium, Fort Bragg/Pope AFB BRAC
Regional Task Force

Using i3D Technology in the Elementary Classroom

Jason Harris has a new approach to teaching weather to his second grade class. In collaboration with mentor Galya Keesee and the Interactive 3D Education Center at the Harry F. Shaw Virtual College Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Jason has developed a 3D game that will enable his students to see virtual 3D rain clouds in their classroom. This interactive game simulates a farm where students can learn about various aspects about weather and the water cycle. An unexpected benefit of the project has been the collaboration of teachers across the region as they have added their own elements to the farm environment, expanding its content and appeal for all users.