DisneyQuest Information/Activity Sheet Directions: (from Winter Park area) Take I-4 East to Lake Buena Vista Exit(#27). At the traffic light when you get off the exit, take a right. Drive about 1000 ft. to the light at Hotel Plaza Blvd. Take a left onto Hotel Plaza Blvd. Take this road until you come to a T-junction. Here, take a left. The Downtown Disney complex will be on your right side. You can simply take the first, second or third right into the large parking lot. Parking section K is the closest to DisneyQuest.
We will meet in between 10:45am and 11:00am directly in front of DisneyQuest. Once everyone gives me their permission slips and pays me, I will get your tickets and let you all go explore the place. COST : $20.25 Schedule TimeEvent
10:45am – 11:00am Give me money & permission slips
You must do each of these at some point in the afternoon:
1)Explore Zone: Go to at least one of Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Aladdin’s Magic Carpet Ride. Also, do Treasure of the Incas with a partner.
2)Create Zone: Do CyberSpace Mountain, Radio Disney SongMaker, Sid’s Create-A-Toy and either Magic Mirror or Living Easels
3)Replay Zone: Do Buzz Lightyear’s AstroBlaster with a partner.
4)Score Zone: Pick at least one of the “racing” type video games to play.
Related Questions for discussion Create Zone Questions In CyberSpace Mountain, which parts of the roller coaster felt real? Which did not? What does this experience tell us about our perception of motion? Can you use your understanding of physics to explain why certain parts of this experience can or can not accurately emulate the real thing?
Is the song you created using the Radio Disney SongMaker real music? Why or why not? Does what you created sound similar to popular music heard on the radio today? To what extent was your creation original? To what extent is popular music original? If we fed a computer a database of popular music and then write a program to utilize that database so that the computer creates its own songs, are those songs music? What, if anything, would be the difference between those songs and man created songs?
How do you think Magic Mirror and/or Living Easel works? Both allow you to make creations that do not exist in the real world? Are there any potential benefits to this, other than simple amusement and recreation? Can you make a connection between the ability to think about these hypothetical pictures with the faculty of wonder discussed in Sophie’s World?
How do you think Sid’s Create-A-Toy works? You may have noticed that you were not allowed to create ANY toy. What restrictions did the program place on your creations?
Virtual Reality(Head Set “Activity”) Questions Each of these questions pertain to the activities for which you had to put on a headset.
How realistic did you activity seem? What are the potential benefits of this kind of technology? Are there any potential drawbacks? Can an experience with a headset ever replace the real thing? Why or why not? How did you feel after doing each of these activities? Were you dizzy at all? Can you explain why you may have felt the way you did?
Treasure of the Incas and Buzzlight Year Astroblaster How did both of these activities illustrate the importance of communication in teamwork? Often times, an athlete will describe his/her equipment (such as a tennis racket or lacrosse stick) as an extension of their body. What do they mean by this? Do you feel that this description is accurate? What does this say about the nature of hand-eye coordination? Did either the joystick control for the Inca car or the controls for the Buzz LightYear car seem like an extension of your body? Why or why not?
Racing Game Do these games feel anything like the real activity? Why or why not? What is missing from the experience? Could these games help someone become a better driver or snowboarder?