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Capturing Dinosaurs Returns to A Night at the Museum

Last night Capturing Dinosaurs returned to A Night at the Museum. This time we adapted what worked so well in August (combining 3D printed bones with the three dinos in the hall) with what worked so well at Maker Faire … Continue reading

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Capturing Dinosaurs at This Year’s Maker Faire in NYC

World Maker Faire NYC is coming in just two weeks (Sept 21st and 22nd) and I couldn’t be more excited. This weekend-long festival (70,000 attendees expected) held in and around the Queen’s New York Hall of Science is always a … Continue reading

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Teaching Paleontology at Night at the Museum through Digital Fabrication

For sure, one of the coolest things about working at the Museum is getting to be involved with the sleepovers, otherwise known as Night at the Museum. Sorry, it is not like the movie – the dioramas do not come … Continue reading

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Official Video From Capturing Dinosaurs

I am thrilled to be able to now share with all of you the official video from our Capturing Dinosaurs program, which concluded just over two weeks ago. The Communications department did a fantastic job of capturing the excitement experienced … Continue reading

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Gizmodo piece on Capturing Dinosaurs

Capturing Dinosaurs concluded last Friday with an amazing presentation by the youth. It was all youth led, full of science, 3D fabricated fossils and bad, very bad, dinosaur jokes (Why did the dinosaur cross the street? Because the chicken hadn’t … Continue reading

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Vine’s from Week One of Capturing Dinosaurs

Vine, the 6-second looping video app from Twitter, even strikes me as silly sometimes. But that doesn’t stop me from using it all the time. Below are some Vine’s from this week’s Capturing Dinosaurs program. I like them as 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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