Pasadena’s Eaton Canyon Nature Center launched a new mobile application Friday that encourages hikers to bring their smartphones along on their day tripping journeys as a way to learn more about the City’s natural resource in a fun and interactive way.
The educational technology platform and app, Agents of Discovery, kids become Agents on a “Mission” solving site-specific, geo-triggered Challenges to get kids active and learning about the world around them by using state of the art augmented reality features that brings Eaton Canyon’s surroundings to life on screen.
An excited group attended the app’s rollout on Friday, June 16, 2017.
“Connecting technology and nature, for many, may seem like an untraditional match. In this day and age, kids are on their phones so we are trying to meet them where they are,” explained an Eaton Canyon Nature Center spokespeson…