Bricolage | Science Museum of Minnesota


The Learning Technologies Center is an applied educational research and development center of the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Our mission is to support informal science learning through creative and meaningful applications of classic and emerging technologies.

Code Day: the HOUR OF CODE
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Code Day: the HOUR OF CODE

The time is upon us where we must code and program.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Shark and Fish Automata

A shark and fish dance using a Lego Wedo 2.0 and Scratch 2.0

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Shaving Designs

Our latest Activate endeavor!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Testing out Tool Time! ... Again

Reflecting on how Tool Time! persevered though its time on the museum floor. There are tears in my eyes. I'm so proud if it!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Programming Circuit Blocks

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Tool Time Revamped!

Creating a new activity means we have to test, observe, and revise. See what improvements we've done for Tool Time! so far.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Vertical Lego Automata

This week I experimented with Lego Automata built on a vertical wall of Lego baseplates.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

What Time Is It? Tool Time!

A brief reflection on testing our new activity at this past Activate Saturday.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Workshopping with the Summer Interns!

Our first Maker Corps Workshop showcasing a couple Play. Tinker. Make. activities!

Viewing drawing under a microscope
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Play. Tinker. Make. at the St. Paul Libraries Maker Fest!

Create tiny drawings and learn about circuitry with Play. Tinker. Make. at the St. Paul Libraries Maker Fest! 


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