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Final Project from MineCraft at the Museum: Natural Selection (video)

Last January we concluded our 25-session after school Minecraft at the Museum program. Over the course of the program, the teens worked in small group to design a range of science-based learning experiences. For their final project, we challenged them … Continue reading

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Is Minecraft Just A Shiny Bauble?

Tomorrow I will be on a panel at the 11th Annual Games For Change Festival, addressing The Minecraft Experience. Chatting with the moderator (Nick Fortugno) in advance, he asked me a question that led to this post. My memory is … Continue reading

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NYTimes Recognizes AMNH’s Minecraft and Pterosaur Gaming Projects

We are so super thrilled that today’s New York Time’s special magazine section features a wonderful article (re: At Play in Skies of Cretaceous Era) about how the Museum is, in their words, “an eager participant in a 21st-century movement … Continue reading

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The 3rd Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Vikings, Giant Flowers, and More

When I first posted about Minecraft at the Museum (see: The 1st Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Geology, Sustainability, & Dinosaurs) we were just underway, while in November (see: The 2nd Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Poison, Food, … Continue reading

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The 2nd Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Poison, Food, Biomes, and More

When I last posted about our first month of Minecraft at the Museum (see: The 1st Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Geology, Sustainability, & Dinosaurs) we were just underway. Led by Rebecca Saunders and Teacher Gaming’s Joel Levin (with … Continue reading

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Minecraft at the Museum Session 10: The Power of Poison

Later this week I will post November updates for both #scienceFTW and Minecraft at the Museum. But first, as a warm-up – the Minecraft at the Museum session on poison! On November 19th, M@M followed its current curricular format: introduce … Continue reading

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The 1st Month of Minecraft at the Museum: Geology, Sustainability, & Dinosaurs

A few weeks ago we launched our new after school program, Minecraft at the Museum. This 25 session program for high school students is using Minecraft to teach youth about a wide range of science content, how learning experiences are … Continue reading

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