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Eclipse Soundscapes 


Citizen Science Project
Client: Arisa Labs, Partner with NASA
Selected for NASA SciAct Award

Role: UX Designer

In collaboration with

two fellow UX Designers.

Design Challenge

How can we design an inclusive and accessible interface to help visually impaired citizen scientists engage with Arisa Lab’s educational content around experiencing the solar eclipse?

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Proposed Solution

  • Adhere to Universal Learning Design Principles and WCAG accessibility guidelines

    • Particular emphasis on blind and low visio​n

  • Utilize Existing mental models

  • Structured Information

    • Hierarchy

    • Chunking large text passages

    • Utilize bullet points!


  • The About page leads to the three sublevel pages

  • Videos should have an option for in line description

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  • Drop down menus are available at the top of the page

  • Page level selections are also available at the bottom of the page

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User Survey 

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Age groups

under 18

18 - 24

25 - 34

35 - 44

45 - 54

55 - 74

53 participants

Key Insights

Most Helpful Features for Online Learning

  • Easily digestible information
  • Highlights/summaries
  • Comprehensive information
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  • Site Functionality
  • Engagement Level
  • Too much Information

Most Common Online Learning Frustrations

Persona: Jack the Curious Student

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User Journey

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Style Guide

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