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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

Nancy Simmons at Morpholution Program

“Morpholution”: An Authentic Youth Science Program

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During Digital Learning Week in January 2013, the Museum's Youth Initiatives team brought together youth, Museum educators, and scientists for a series of programs to explore using digital tools to engage with Museum halls, collections, and research. This post about "Morpholution" by Youth Initiatives Senior Manager Samara Rubenstein is the first in a series highlighting Digital Learning Week programs. 

Tags: Digital Learning, Education

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