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Midnight Science Challenge

Midnight Science Challenge

November 30, 2017 Comments Off on Midnight Science Challenge
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Midnight Science Challenge

2017

Client: Faraday Foundation

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Faraday Foundation & Studios

Faraday Foundation & Studios

June 6, 2016 Comments Off on Faraday Foundation & Studios
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Faraday Foundation & Studios

2016

Client: Faraday Foundation

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Classical Chops

Classical Chops

May 4, 2014 Comments Off on Classical Chops

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Classical Chops

2014

Client: Creative Kids Education Foundation

An extensible XML site designed to encourage young people to participate in the world of classical music. Features include the ability for users to upload videos of their own performances as well as interviews and features geared toward getting young musicians started in the business.


Go Classical

January 17, 2014 Comments Off on Go Classical

Go Classical

2014

Client: Creative Kids Education Foundation

Go Classical teaches children about classical music through the development of interactive Apps and games. The landing site we built utilizes a simple clean design and inventive CSS styling to create a playful yet functional space.

Experience classical music with
Go Classical


Dr. Dan Peters

January 17, 2014 Comments Off on Dr. Dan Peters
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Dr. Dan Peters

2014

Client: Dr. Dan Peters

Author Dr. Dan Peters needed an imaginative site for his self-help book for children and parents, “Make Your Worrier a Warrior.” The WordPress site we designed uses the book’s delightful illustrations to create a layered, playful experience. The site features calendars and the ability for readers to submit their own Warrior Stories.

Become a Warrior with
Dr. Dan Peters


The Big Draw LA

August 17, 2013 Comments Off on The Big Draw LA

The Big Draw LA

2013

Client: Ryman Arts

The Big Draw LAis a month-long series of events throughout Los Angeles related to all things Drawing! This new Drupal 7 site includes a filterable events calendar and public submission form, scrolling panoramas of completed artwork, and annual updates.

Draw draw draw with The Big Draw LA


Gifts of the Sultan

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Gifts of the Sultan

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Gifts of the Sultan

2011

Client: LACMA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Gifts of the Sultan e-card was created for online use and in-gallery use (laptops as kiosks). Visitors’ data is retained and reported on via PHP scripting. Zumwinkle.com will be repurposing this e-card application for use by organizations who are hosting the travelling exhibition such as the MFA-Houston and Qatar Art Museum Association, and is working on an Arabic version that delivers content left-to-right.

Give a gift fit for a sultan at giftsofthesultan.com

 


Kids Science Challenge Year 4

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Kids Science Challenge Year 4

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Kids Science Challenge Year 4

2011

Client: Jim Metzner Productions

Kids’ Science Challenge is an annual contest for 3rd to 6th graders. The site features special contests, a blog for kids, downloadable activities, PHP online registration system, customized Flash interactive games that can be emailed to friends, video players and video and audio podcasts, and client-editable Flash text, and are revamped each phase of the project year. Zumwinkle.com developed the branded identity, and assisted with COPPA compliancy policies as well.

Take the Chimp Challenge at kidsciencechallenge.com

 


Water Detectives Game

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Water Detectives Game

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Water Detectives

2010

Client: West Basin Municipal Water District

The West Basin Municipal Water District wanted to teach about recommended water conservation measures. This replayable Flash game determines a culprit character randomly and delivers customied clues with educational content to help identify the monster water waster!

Catch the monster water waster and click on PLAY GAME at
http://www.westbasin.org/education/games.html

 


Kids Science Challenge Years 1, 2 and 3

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Kids Science Challenge Years 1, 2 and 3

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Kids Science Challenge Years 1, 2 and 3

2010

Client: Jim Metzner Productions

Kids’ Science Challenge is an annual contest for 3rd to 6th graders, and this site consists of a set of Flash pages for kids and HTML pages for adults. The site features special contests, a blog for kids, downloadable activities, PHP online registration system, customized Flash interactive games that can be emailed to friends, video players and video and audio podcasts, and client-editable Flash text, and are revamped each phase of the project year. Zumwinkle.com developed the branded identity, and assisted with COPPA compliancy policies as well.

Learn how to make a mud battery at the
kidsciencechallenge.com

 


Hansel and Gretel Interactive

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Hansel and Gretel Interactive

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Hansel and Gretel Interactive

2009

Client: KUSC Classic Radio and Creative Kids Education Foundation

Build Your Own Opera with our online educational module Hansel and Gretel! Players can control interactive elements in every scene and watch the play unfold. Music listening guides and four embedded music games assist with exploration of the elements of orchestral and opera music and theatre. At the end of the story, additional information and resources can be found Backstage at the Opera. Teachers and educators can download lesson plans featuring music education information and cross-curricular activities on fairy tales.

Design your OWN opera! at creativekidseducationfoundation.org


Chinese Rank Badges

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Chinese Rank Badges

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PAM Chinese Rank Badges

2008

Client: Pacific Asia Museum

Rank and Style: Power Dressing in Imperial China is an online exhibit exploring the fabric emblems worn by China’s rulers for centuries, and includes in-depth essays, teacher resources, glossary and the ability to zoom into detail views of 97 artworks.


Kokeshi World

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Kokeshi World

2008

Client: Japanese American National Museum

This hilarious Flash game teaches about the unique cultural Japanese doll sculpture called Kokeshi. Visitors can create and customize their own doll and background with other cultural elements and unique illustrations, and email the results to friends.


Brahms in 1890s Vienna

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Brahms in 1890s Vienna

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Brahms in 1890s Vienna

2008

Client: KUSC Classic Radio and Creative Kids Education Foundation

Brahms in 1890’s Vienna is an online educational experience featuring the Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor Opus 114 and setting the music in a story about him, and his city, Vienna, Austria. Music listening guides and music games explore the elements of chamber music and the characters move through the historical sites of Vienna and are introduced to the art of the famous Gustav Klimt. A separate resources teaches more about musicians and architecture, and at the end of the narrative, kids can enjoy three related experiences in Prater Park. A standards based lesson plan is available to teachers, complete with downloads about art and history/architecture.

Help young Ferdinand gather all three musicians at creativekidseducationfoundation.org


LACMA French Oil Sketches

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on LACMA French Oil Sketches

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LACMA French Oil Sketches

2007

Client: LA County Museum of Art

A module highlighting scholarly essays  and research into 20 intriguing artworks from LACMA’s European Paintings Department. The “What is a French Oil Sketch?” section illustrates five functional types of these particular “Sketches” by matching other comparative images, and allowing interactive zooming in to view comparative details.

Compare the Modello with the final work at lacma.org/Additional/ep/fos/fos_home.asp

 

 

 

LACMA French Oil Sketches


Stanton Macdonald-Wright Mural

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Stanton Macdonald-Wright Mural

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Stanton Macdonald-Wright Mural

2007

Client: Santa Monica Public Library

The historically significant Macdonald-Wright mural located at the Santa Monica Public Library was conserved and re-installed into their new main library. Our web site explores historical documentation, conservation data, past and current installation images, and an enjoyable and informative “Explore the Mural” Flash application.

Hunt for Sir Isaac Newton at smpl.org/mural/


Antelope Valley Map and Timeline

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Antelope Valley Map and Timeline

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Time Trails Map and Timeline

2006

Client: Antelope Valley Indian Museum

Time Trails: Peoples of the Antelope Valley and Southern California is an interactive Flash timeline of seven maps displaying natural and human migration patterns and commercial growth of the Antelope Valley in California. Includes kid-friendly rollovers, audio voiceovers, and morphing topography.

Explore more than 12,000 years of human history in the Antelope Valley with Annie the Antelope at avim.parks.ca.gov/flashmap.shtml


Scheherazade Interactive

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Scheherazade Interactive

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Scheherazade Interactive

2006

Client: KUSC Classic Radio and Creative Kids Education Foundation

Scheherazade Interactive is a music education experience based on the beautiful music of  Rimsky-Korsakov  and includes a metaphorical narrative of the 1001 Nights story, a separate resources section with activities related to art and geography, and four embedded games that teach rudiments of music and listening skills based on the National and State standards of music education. A standards-based lesson plan is download-ready for teachers complete with printouts and quizzes for students. We assisted with extensive user testing, and created a customized module.

Make sure you keep your head at creativekidseducationfoundation.org/kids/sche/base.htm

 

 


LACMA Families in American Art

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on LACMA Families in American Art

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LACMA Families in American Art

2006

Client: LA County Museum of Art

An educational module introducing several of LACMA’s seminal works of art in a kid-friendly manner. Players search for obects listed in an “I Spy” manner, and then can drag-and-drop dialog boxes onto the artwork’s characters (and write their own dialog as well!) Feedback on all user-driven decisions delivers art historical and critical info to kids. Zumwinkle.com created customized background music for each work as well.

Can you find a baby’s toe? Search for it here

 


JANM Kids Bento Box

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on JANM Kids Bento Box

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JANM Kids Bento Box

2005

Client: Japanese American National Museum

Eat your lunch! Our Bento (Lunch) Box metaphor works perfectly for JANM Kids, a fun introduction to Japanese-American culture and history. The site is a mix of Flash activities and games, and informational HTML pages.


PAM Nature of the Beast

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on PAM Nature of the Beast

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PAM Nature of the Beast

2005

Client: Pacific Asia Museum

Nature of the Beast is an online educational module depicting animals, both real and imaginary, in Japanese art throughout history. Module includes in-depth artwork essays and ability to zoom in on 40 highlighted artworks, an interactive timeline of Japanese and world events, downloadable desktop wallpapers, a “Random Monster Generator” game, a “Pick Your Fave” form allowing visitors to comment on their favorite works, teacher resources and downloadable curriculum, and starring the cutest little beetle ever!


LACO Kids

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on LACO Kids

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LACO Kids

2003

Client: Creative Kids Education Foundation and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Several Flash interactive games were developed for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Family Concerts. They featured music from upcoming concerts, facts about the compositions and the composers, and fun innovative activities related to classical music.

Listen to music with youthful abandon at
zumwinkle.com/work/laco/html/activities.htm


LACMA Legacy of Genghis Khan

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on LACMA Legacy of Genghis Khan

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LACMA Legacy of Genghis Khan

2003

Client: LA County Museum of Art

Picked as Yahoo! Site of the Day in April 2003!

This exhibition module highlighted 28 works of art from The Legacy of Genghis Khan museum exhibition. Each object was presented with didactic text and close-ups of object details, illustrating themes, patterns, and workmanship. Eight objects were selected for special presentations in FlashMX format; the visitor clicks on a highlighted number to access didactic text and close-ups in narrative order. Site includes a downloadable PDF curriculum for teachers.

General Genghis Khan commands your presence. Come study Islamic Art.


Visions of Enlightenment: Buddhist Art

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Visions of Enlightenment: Buddhist Art

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Visions of Enlightenment

2003

Client: Pacific Asia Museum

2004 SILVER MUSE AWARD WINNER: ART EDUCATION
(American Association of Museums)
Yahoo! Site of the Day
Netscape Site of the Day

Design and development of base-Flash module with HTML resource pages.  Site highlights 27 example objects from a recent Buddhist Art exhibit taken from the museum’s collection. Each object has larger versions of object, rollover details, text essays, and teacher resources. Included for delivery are a Flash-driven timeline/world map, PDFs of K-12 curriculum materials, an extensive contextual glossary, a Flash “Fact or Fiction” guessing game with feedback and rewards, a community forum, and four Flash photo essays by local photographers.

 


LACMA Explore Places

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on LACMA Explore Places

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LACMA Explore Places

2002

Client: LA County Museum of Art

Picked as February/March 2003 Cool Art Site of the Month by the San Francisco Exploratorium!

How can a place inspire an artist?
How do artists represent places?
Why do artists represent places?
What do artists communicate about places?
This educational module for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents eight works from the collection revolving around the concept of  “location” and includes Flash elements, animated gifs, popup windows for object comparison, a fun Java Applet, and downloadable PDF teacher resources.

Explore places through art at
lacma.org/places


Tell Me Your Stories

May 4, 2013 Comments Off on Tell Me Your Stories
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Tell Me Your Stories

2002

Client: Living Legacies Historical Foundation

Living Legacies Historical Foundation designs curriculum for middle school and high school Social Studies/English classes, teaching intergenerational and multicultural oral history interviewing and reporting.Teacher curriculum is delivered via HTML and editable Word documents.
Learn how to tell stories at tellmeyourstories.org