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New Science Gaming Programs: Killer Snails, MicroRangers, & Playing with Dinos (oh my!)

In 2015, within the Museum’s Youth Initiative Winter offerings, there will be three (count them – three!) different science programs that explore science-based games in completely different ways. Each draws from science topics of interest to the Museum, explores how … Continue reading

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Jamming with Dinosaurs!

I am Eric, a First Year MFA student at NYU Game Center, studying about and designing games. Barry asked me and the other interns to help put together a game jam last Sunday to support an ongoing project. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Capturing Dinosaurs – The Beginning

Yesterday we launched a ten day summer program for high school youth using the Museum’s dinosaur collections and the tools of digital fabrication to teach comparative fossil anatomy. The program, Capturing Dinosaurs, is a remarkable collaboration amongst our education department, … Continue reading

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“Gamifying Museums Pt 2. – Aardman and The American Museum of Natural History on the Dos and Don’ts”

Blooloop is an online resource for “professionals working in the visitor attractions sector.” They have recently been exploring games and museums, with the second half of their latest post focusing on our work at AMNH. For the full article please … Continue reading

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Object Oriented – Episode 2 – Games-based Learning in Museum Education

Object Oriented – Episode 2 – Games-based Learning in Museum Education This episode of Object Oriented explores the ideas of games-based learning. It includes short excerpts from the @MMMooshme interview with Bernie deKoven and then explores examples from youth programs. … Continue reading

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Creating the GLS Museum of Natural History

At this year’s Games, Learning and Society Conference (GLS), I worked with Nick Fortugno, Debra Everett-Lane, and Hannah Jaris to create a unique conference experience to explore what it means for contemporary museums to bring games to the public (Nick … Continue reading

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The GLS (Games, Learning and Society) Museum of Natural History opens next week in Madison, Wisconsin

The pop-up GLS Museum of Natural History will be opening next week, on July 8th, at 2:30 – 3:30. Everyone is invited to help build the museum and explore the relationship between museum design and game play. Donations are still … Continue reading

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