Broadcasting Activities and Sharing Resources

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Posted by
Ashante A.
Play. Tinker. Make. Activity Documentation
The Learning Technologies Center documents activities so that they can be done outside of the Science Museum of Minnesota, making them available to other museums, centers of education, and even families.

Documentation Set-Up

Documentation Set-Up
Where the magic happens! Documentation of activities involves monochromatic backdrops, a camera, and a tripod.

Learning Technologies Snapguide

Learning Technologies Snapguide
Guides to many of our activities can be found at the Learning Technologies home page on!

Learning Technologies Snapguide

Learning Technologies Snapguide Activities
Many of our most popular activities have detailed guides. This makes these DIY projects possible to do even at home!

As an intern of the Learning Technologies Center, I focus my work on documenting the many activities of the museum's Play. Tinker. Make. program. Since the program began, we have acquired just over 100 different activities that our volunteers facilitate on the museum floor. From 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturdays, our volunteers of all ages are engaged with museum visitors, doing activities ranging from creating sculptures out of newspaper and masking tape to making shoes out of cardboard! The creation of Snapguide intruction sets insures that our volunteers have a resource available to them explaining how an activity is done. It also makes this programs activities available to other museums, schools, and families who are unable to be here to do an activity when it is being demonstrated on our museum floor. 




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