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Second Avenue Produces AstroTours for W. W. Norton and Company


by admin on Apr 15, 2010 9:20:26 AM

ROCHESTER, NY – Second Avenue Software has produced AstroTours, an educational software product for college textbook publisher W. W. Norton and Company. This product consists of a series of animations depicting astronomy and physics concepts, such as the Greenhouse Effect, Galaxy Interactions, and Dark Matter. These animations combine narration with high end 3D realistic art and activities that test the student’s understanding of science concepts. The AstroTours are available to students on Norton's StudySpace for Astronomy student website, and to instructors who adopt Norton's 21st Century Astronomy textbook on CD-ROM.

Second Avenue Submits Finalist Video for Digital Learning Media Competition


by admin on Apr 4, 2010 9:16:53 AM

ROCHESTER, NY – Second Avenue Software, a Pittsford-based software development and services company specializing in interactive software and media production, has been named as a finalist in the Digital Media and Learning Competition, a competition designed to promote innovative uses of new media for educational purposes.

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