Visualizing spatial, geographical, and chronological relationships can bring a sense of perspective to storytelling components and collections. These projects utilize timelines and mapping interfaces to provide context for persons, events and places in a story or objects and artifacts in a collection, enlivening data and narrative in ways that enlighten and educate, while bringing to light concepts that may be hidden in the details.

Occupying a focal point in the rotunda gallery of the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, this media installation tells the story of Native peoples’ healing traditions.

In this part of the Earth Lab gallery, a vibrant display of photography harmonizes with three touchscreen interactives to tell the human story unfolding in response to a warming planet.

Interactive tower acts as a time machine for baseball statistics, allowing visitors to warp back in time to find record-breaking moments, historic milestones, and compare player statistics.

Since the historic eruption at Mount St. Helens scientists have been observing how life has returned to a devastated landscape; this interactive kiosk collects, preserves, and presents highlights of their ongoing discoveries.

Archaeological artifacts from the Presidio of San Francisco reawaken in this versatile and enlightening Web site.