Heather Young


Team member: Heather Young (simulation designer)

Organization: Oregon Public Broadcasting

Currently lives: Portland, Oregon


Experience or expertise/projects of note:

Interactive design / development for OpenSciEd Orangutan simulation, 3DMSS, EMAT, Across the Sciences, Carbon Connections. Lead web developer / designer for ww.opb.org.

Reasons I’m excited about this project:

Because kids internalize and normalize new ideas, even when we think they aren’t listening.

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Image Credits: [Coho Salmon] – Oregon Department of Forestry, CC BY 2.0.      [Peaches] – Ivanna Kykla.     [Pine Nuts] – Dcrjsr, CC BY 3.0.      [Beetlekill and Healthy Trees] – UBC Micrometeorology, CC BY 2.0.      [Pika] – Tiziana Bardelli, CC BY-SA 4.0