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Google Glass with Aki Watanabe: Big Bone Room

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Aki Watanabe, a student in the comparative biology doctoral program at the American Museum of Natural History's Richard Gilder Graduate School, was recently chosen as a beta-tester for Google Glass. Here, Aki gives his Glass to paleontology collections manager Carl Mehling for a behind-the-scenes look at the Big Bone Room, which houses some of the largest items in the Museum's paleontology collection.  

Tags: Google Glass, Our Research, Paleontology, Richard Gilder Graduate School

Capturing Dinosaurs

Students Use 3D Printing to Reconstruct Dinosaurs

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Using the latest 3D printing technology and dinosaur fossils from the Museum’s paleontology collections, a group of high school students recently spent two weeks producing models of dinosaurs—and learning to think like paleontologists—as part of the innovative program “Capturing Dinosaurs: Reconstructing Extinct Species Through Digital Fabrication.”

Tags: Digital Learning, Paleontology

First Youth Advisory

Museum Youth Advisory Mission 2613: Write a Want Ad

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The Museum's Youth Initiatives group has been developing a new Youth Advisory, a group to help us think about how to expand digital programs that teach science here at the Museum. The Youth Advisory's recent mission: to write a Want Ad that telegraphs what you want from digital-media infused science programs at the American Museum of Natural History.

Tags: Digital Learning

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