The NASA Macquarie University Pilbara Education Project was developed prinicipally to provide a set of multimedia resources that would introduce students to the process of science.
Students are able to explore science on a field trip with a group of real scientists in the Pilbara area of Western Australia. In the Pilbara, many scientists believe we can find evidence of the earlist life on Earth preserved as almost 3.5 billion year old stromatolites.
Students can embark on this virtual field trip using a set of hi-tech NASA tools:
1. Virtual Field Trip was created in a collaboration between NASA and Macquarie University. It links together other tools in the suite, including: