Category Archives: MicroMuseum

MicroRangers Back in the Studio

Earlier this summer, after a competitive audition process, we brought youth from across our Education programs into the AMNH sound studio to record audio for MicroRangers, our upcoming, Hall-based mobile game. This is always an exciting time, as the project … Continue reading

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MicroRangers Behind-The-Scenes: Katie in the Recording Booth

Last summer, when we completed the prototype for the Museum-based game, MicroRangers, production was put on indefinite hold. Since then, the Museum has given this exciting new game the green-light and a funder has stepped up to turn our dreams … Continue reading

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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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The MicroRangers Final Presentation

In June, the MicroMuseum program ended with a successful culminating event, with over 70 people in attendance! Once the audience arrived and got settled, the MicroRanger MCs started their presentation, they introduced the other MicroRangers, some of the topics covered … Continue reading

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Student Reflections on the MicroMuseum Program

We spent a large portion of the final regular session of the MicroMuseum reflecting on our favorite moments in the program, what we enjoyed learning about and what most surprised us. When we asked, “What was one of your favorite … Continue reading

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First MicroRangers Walk-through

Yesterday, in preparation for this Thursday’s culminating event, the high school students in MicroMuseum returned to do their first walk-through of our mobile game, MicroRanger, using the new prototype. This is always an exciting moment, as after two months of … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak at the MicroRangers Prototype

Next week we’ll hold the final session of MicroMuseum, when the youth will present our prototype for MicroRangers, a prototype for an augmented mobile hall-based game about microbiomes and biodiversity. This morning, before the Museum opened, I took my first … Continue reading

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