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Release notes – v 1.5.187 – 13 August 2014

This release is all about the Jenolan Caves, which brings an exciting new immersive 3D environment laser scanned from the real caves in NSW. The Jenolan Caves offers a fascinating environment with many opportunities for inquiry and reasoning based learning

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Batch install of Unity web plugin for Apple OS X

To access IntoScience using a web browser the Unity3d Web player plugin must be installed. These instructions are for IT and system administrators who want to install on a whole lab or classroom of Apple Mac OS X based computers.

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Release notes – v 1.4.185 – 29 April 2014

This release adds several exciting new features and enhancements, as well as the three final topics in the Year 8 Australian curriculum: Science. New features in v1.4 Teacher console Teacher viewing of class answers Flawless and retry Cosmos articles New

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Release notes – v 1.3.183 – 11 February 2014

This update brings a lot of optimisation and bug fixes. We have optimised and updated many aspects of the App to increase performance and decrease memory usage. The iPad App has also been optimised to ensure better performance on iPad

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Setting up the School local content server

The IntoScience web player can be configured to load content from a local web server, speeding up access and reducing bandwidth use. Supported protocols HTTP Installation Procedure Download the LocalContent archive from (525 MB last updated 15 May 2015) Extract

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Apple OS X App installation with proxy configuration

To install the IntoScience OS X App on multiple computers behind a proxy server download the OS X App and follow the instructions below. Unzip the IntoScience App to your Applications folder Create a text file called proxyConfig.ini file and add one

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Release notes – v 1.2.134 – 4 July 2013

Teachers can now control classes using the ‘Summon class’ and ‘Restrict navigation’ features. Simply by navigating to an activity and using the summon class command, students will all be transported to that activity and have their navigation restricted until released

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Release notes – v 1.1.110 – 4 June 2013

On Tuesday 4 June we updated the IntoScience world of inquiry to version 1.1.110. This release fixes an issue for Windows Chrome users with Teacher level accounts which could cause the Unity plugin to crash when loading the class results

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Solution – IntoScience App won’t enter fullscreen mode on Windows 8

On some computers running Windows 8 OS the IntoScience Windows App may fail to enter fullscreen mode correctly. This can be fixed by setting the compatibility mode of the IntoScience App to Windows 7 mode. To set the compatibility mode:

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Updating the IntoScience iOS App on multiple iPads

For schools that have lots of iPads, IntoScience recommends using the free Apple Configurator OS X App. It is possible to download the IntoScience iOS App once to an OS X based computer and then distribute to multiple iPads (up

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Current Version

IntoScience's current version is:

  • 1.7.21202 on Google Chrome
  • 1.7.20623 on other web browsers
  • 1.7 on all other platforms

The version number can be found on the bottom right corner of the sign-in page.

If you're using an older version, please update now.

Upcoming Versions
The next version of IntoScience will be released in mid-October, 2015.