For its new Environmental Science and Sustainability Building, the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, South Carolina, USA, wanted to install a collection of interactive exhibits in its Sustainable Future gallery that would teach children about sustainability by exploring topics such as recycling, wastewater treatment, and local ecosystems.
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The Biodiversity 3D exhibit teaches children about how their actions affect their environment in positive or negative ways. They can pull up tabs, with labels such as "water garden during the heat of the day" or "buy organic food", and watch an animation of the ecosystem they see around them in real life in Greenville change as a result of the action.
The Waste Wall installation presents a selection of common items found at the supermarket, such as food items sold in packaging, various types of clothing, and home-cleaning products. Visitors can use the exhibit's bar-code scanner to scan the