Exploregon is a web-based exploration and education application with a game aspect to engage users to explore their surroundings. Several data sets are used and can be toggled to tailor the application to the interests of the user. Such data sets include: heritage trees, public art, historic buildings and historic sites. Exploregon encourages you to go out and interact with your environment. Using geo-location, Exploregon awards points when you come within range of a site-of-significants (be it a tree or building or art). When in range, you will recieve an SMS, tweet or email encouraging you to interact with the site. You receive bonus points for answering trivia questions and clearing a neighborhood of all significant sites.
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jomo's picture

Nothing at the destination page..?

Submitted by jomo on October 11, 2010 - 5:22pm
caseorganic's picture

This is great to see here! Would love to work on this with you in the future, too.

Submitted by caseorganic on October 11, 2010 - 7:41pm
rnixon's picture

Thanks for the contribution. This is a great idea!

Please correct the link to the app, including providing a link to the source.

Submitted by rnixon on October 11, 2010 - 8:00pm