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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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MicroMuseum – Session 16 – Extreme Micro-biology

In this session the we formed three groups, each researched a topic and made a poster to display the information… The topics were: The Hygiene Hypothesis¬†(Could allergies lessen if we ate dirt and touched more cows?) The Human Microbiome and … Continue reading

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MicroMuseum – Sessions 14 and 15 – Starting a Museum-ome

Here are our last few actors playing their parts! The Environmental Specialist (P.H. Meter): Captain Polyp, a citizen concerned about coral bleaching:

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MicroMuseum – Sessions 12 and 13 – 3, 2, 1, Action!

Script written, we moved on to… Lights, Camera, Action! The actors practiced lines, each with their own coach, while another group designed cards and emblems for the scientists.

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