Scientific Visualisation: Linking Science and Technology Education through Graphic Communications

Eric N. Wiebe, Aaron C. Clark, Eleanor V. Hasse
2001, Vol. 6, No. 1,


Scientific visualisation is a new curriculum in the technology education area in orth Carolina, USA. The goal of this two-course curriculum is to help develop students' ability to communicate technical and scientific information to a variety of audiences. A historical context is set to help explain the development of this curriculum. The curriculum's unique application of the design process to visualisation methods and its emphasis on the use of science and technology concepts for visualisation topics are discussed. How curriculum is implemented in the classroom and an example activity are outlined.

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