La Fondation Dassault Systèmes Launches Ambitious Project to
Call for Projects Based on Virtual Universes Aims to Advance Scientific Education and Raise Awareness on the Issue of Ocean Preservation to Affect Climate Change
June 07, 2019 --VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- La Fondation Dassault Systèmes, a foundation dedicated to transforming the future of education and research with the learning and discovery capabilities of 3D technology and virtual universes, today announced the development of the Ocean Explorers project to support the preservation of the world’s oceans, which play a major role in climate change.
The multifaceted project is aimed to raise awareness on sustainable development among young generations via 3D educational pathways, develop curricula to teach science and technology throughout the many disciplines involving ocean preservation, boost the learning of new skills for future jobs, and support scientific research.
La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will develop pedagogical, experiential methods based on 3D and virtual universes in partnership with the Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer ( IFREMER), the French institute that undertakes research and expert assessments to advance knowledge on the oceans and their resources, monitor the marine environment and foster the sustainable development of maritime activities.
In addition, as part of its ongoing calls for projects that harness the powerful learning and discovery capabilities of 3D technology and virtual universes, ...