Sandbox Unveiling at UNBC

Eclipse Geomatics in partnership with the UNBC Library offered a display of its Sandbox for educational purposes. Dubbed as “The Coolest Sandbox Ever”, the team led by Johanna Pfalz presented the Sandbox and its applications. The Sandbox was displayed along with an awesome map outlining all the First Nations in Canada, their languages and their …

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LBNF Day Camp – Granisle

In late August 2018, we partnered with the Lake Babine Nation Fisheries (LBNF) Program again in the area of Granisle, British Columbia to showcase the sandbox. Similarly to last time, the day camp educates the youth about a watershed and its importance. Furthermore incorporating the sandbox into their lesson plan by demonstrating the properties of …

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LBNF Day Camp – Burns Lake

In August 2018, we partnered with the Lake Babine Nation Fisheries (LBNF) Program to educate the youth about the concepts of a watershed. It was an afternoon session in Burns Lake, British Columbia packed with activities and fun! Some activities involved: the augmented reality sandbox, gyotaku printing, paper fish headband building and an interactive watershed …

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A Special Thanks

To the company HeavyDutyTarps which helped us build the augmented reality sandbox, thank you!  Taking a closer look at the concept, the tarps encapsulate the sand to help prevent spills as well as cover to minimize dust from dirtying the sand. Since the sandbox first launched, the tarps have withheld the quality test and are …

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Sandbox Project Hits the Local News

The Interior News, a local news station in Smithers wrote an article about our sandbox project when we partnered with the Bulkley Valley Research Centre. It covers details interviewing the Johanna, the owner of the sandbox here in Smithers about the aspirations of creating the sandbox. Have a look at their article here.