Let’s Grow!

Brief

Design a learning experience outside of a traditional classroom to support youth in gaining a deep understanding of their relationships to the environment.

Project Description

Let’s grow is a series of low-barrier, interactive learning activities in UPMC Children’s hospital that:

  1. Educates kids (8-12) about organic gardening and the health benefits.

  2. Empowers kids to both grow their own seeds and contribute to healthy food selection at the hospital.

 

Team

Carlie Guilfoile, Lexi Yan

My Role

Design research, Concept development, Prototyping, Visual Design

Duration

6 weeks

Tools

Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision Studio

 
 
 
 

Problem Statement
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How might we design a learning experience for children in the hospital to help them draw a tangible connection between environmental and human health?

 
 

Let’s Grow
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LET’S GROW SYSTEM OVERVIEW

 
 
 
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HALLWAY LEARNING

We have..

 
 

01. POSTER - OUR GARDEN

Words here

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03. VOTING WALL

Words here

Seed-Wall-(1).png
 

05. OUTDOOR GARDEN SIGNAGE

Sign 3.jpg

02. GAME TIME

Words here

worm-1.png
 
 

04. TAKE A SEED

Words here

Seed Packet 1.jpg

Design Process
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PROCESS OVERVIEW

 

 
 

Future considerations
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For future, we want to design another version of Wildlife Adventure that is more appropriate for adults. Several elements that would be different for adults can include: presenting more complex concepts through layering of information about how human activities affect the ecosystems, changing the language to be at a higher reading level.

In addition, user testing is required to determine if
1) the integration between the handheld AR device and the static screen kiosk would work as envisioned
2) writing and audio instructions is engaging and easy for children to consume