Laureate Feature: PhET Interactive Simulations
Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
Who: Dr. Kathy Perkins, Director
What: PhET Interactive Simulations: www.phet.colorado.edu
Where: Headquarters: Boulder, CO USA. Impact: Global
When: The Tech Awards 2011 Microsoft Education Award Laureate: www.thetechawards.thetech.org
How: The PhET project provides over 100 interactive simulations, free of charge, to support more effective and engaging science education. PhET simulations offer an intuitive game-like environment where students develop their conceptual understanding and build connections to the real world.