ChloroFilms promotes the creation of fresh, attention-getting and informative video content about plant life, and to make the best of these videos easy to find from a single website. ChloroFilms is a nonprofit project started by Dr. Daniel Crosgrove at Penn State University. Meta!Blast videos can be found on this site title "Part of a Series".
Meta!Blast took part in the Digital Media and Learning Competition supported by the MacArthur Foundation. It is an annual effort designed to find and to inspire the most novel uses of new media in support of learning. The competition awards $2million annually to innovators shaping the field of digital media and learning. Meta!Blast finished in the top 50 out of 1,000 competitors.
Meta!Blast recieved one of sixteen Science Education Partnership Awards (SEPA) from the National Ceter for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health. Read the full article here.
Meta!Blast's principal investigator, Eve Syrkin Wurtele, working closely with Director General of the National Council of Science Museums of India, Sri GS Rautela, and museologist, Anita Shah, traveld to India four times from 2010 to 2015 to spread news about biology and Meta!Blast. Eve has lectured to high school and undergraduate students, directed Meta!Blast workshops for museum curators, and presented seminars at over twentyfive museums, universities and colleges across I
2013 People's Choice Award - Meta!Blast: The Leaf. 2011 Honorable Mention - Meta!Blast 3D Interactive Application for Cell and Metabolic Biology: The Cell Featured in the February 2012 and February 2014 issue of Science.