New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge

Drawing the Tree of Life

Team: 102

School: Pinon Elementary

Area of Science: Computer Science


Proposal: The Tree of Life is the classification of all living things on Earth. Because of its size it is impossible to understand unless we can find new ways to visualize it. I will use the Processing language and all the data on the Tree of Life website to find new ways to draw the Tree of Life. This software should also be useful to help us understand other huge datasets, such as the connection between different countries or between different stocks.


Team Members:

  Ryan Swart

Sponsoring Teacher: Kimberly Selvage

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