Global Imagination

Magic Planet has been announced as a Finalist in Edtech Digest’s
“Cool Tool” Awards for 2014

The Magic Planet was selected as a finalist in two categories in Edtech Digest’s Recognition Awards for Cool Tools this year. The categories were classroom hardware solutions and presentation solutions. Click here for a full list of categories and finalists.


April 22, 2013
Magic Planet Shines at K•A•CARE Exhibition in Saudi Arabia

The K•A•CARE exhibition in Saudi Arabia features a number of internally-illuminated and externally-projected effects on spherical screens, but as one of the project creators told us, it's the Magic Planet that is "the center-piece in this very-futuristic showroom."


Feb 5, 2013
Study Shows Magic Planets Yield 17% Increase in K-12 Comprehension

View our new press release discussing the exciting results of a formal study that was completed in Beijing, China by the EERI. The study showed a 17% increase in student comprehension, resulting in the Magic Planet being added to the Ministry of Education's list of recommended equipment in all 440,000 K-12 schools. Click here to read the full press release.


Jan 8, 2013
The New York Times Proclaims the Benefits of a Magic Planet

The Magic Planet was prominently featured in The New York Times' Science section this morning with a feature article by Mark Vanhoenacker. Check it out for yourself at by clicking here! You can now view a full image of the article on our site here.

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Oct 30, 2012
New Magic Planet Helps Tell the Story of Water

The Magic Planet is a natural fit for teaching about topics like space, the climate, our earth and more, but a new exhibit in Southern California helps tell the story of water, and how we depend on it every day. If you're in the area of Pyramid Lake, make sure to stop by the visitor's center and check it out!



Sep 15, 2012
Former Astronaut and a Magic Planet Kick-off NASA Exhibition!

A Magic Planet digital video globe shared the stage with Apollo 16 Astronaut Charles Duke at the opening of the"NASA - A HUMAN ADVENTURE" traveling exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. See the photo on Facebook!


April 30-May 2, 2012
Visit us at AAM Conference & Museum Expo...

Come visit us at the AAM annual meeting and museum expo in Minneapolis Saint Paul! We'll be in booth #1200. Stop by to get an in-person demo of the Magic Planet and to see what's new from Global Imagination. The expo will take place at the Minnesota History Center.

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March 20, 2012
Magic Planet Installation in Egypt Nominated for Award

An exciting new Magic Planet installation has been nominated for the prestigious International Award at the Museums + Heritage 2011 award ceremony in London. The project was spearheaded by Mallinson Architects & Engineers for the Children’s Centre for Civilization & Creativity in Cairo, Egypt. To see the other nominees, or to learn more about the awards ceremony, click here.

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Feb 2, 2012
New Interactive Exhibit in Miami - Coming to All Magic Planet Users...

Exhibit developer, Ideum has partnered with the Miami Science Museum to create an exciting eight-screen, multi-user Magic Planet exhibit about climate change. Best of all, they'll be sharing this exhibit with all Magic Planet customers. For more information, contact our office.

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