Museums

Friday, February 01, 2013 at 10:48 am

Digital Dispatch: The Youth Design Program at the Field Museum

Teens in Chicago have been busy at work designing a pop-up museum that brings a youth-created exhibit to the community. They've picked their theme and are now working on designing the details of the experience.

Sophie, an 11th grader from the Youth Design Team shares an update below:

Tuesday, November 09, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Visible Thinking at the National Postal Museum

“The American Experience,” a five-day Mobile Learning Institute at the Smithsonian workshop last summer, encouraged young participants to think innovatively about artifacts (inventions) in the collection of the National Postal Museum. Goals of the workshop were to help participants develop knowledge of a place (the museum); exhibit improved problem-solving, teamwork, and research skills; and increase self-esteem.