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  1. Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells

    Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published April 09 2007

    Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells is a computer-based interactive exhibit developed by California Science Center and Ideum. The exhibit in-depth information in three basic areas: “How fuel cells work” uses 3D animation to explain the chemical...

  2. Jukebox Memories

    Jukebox Memories

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published December 05 2007

    Jukebox Memories is a computer-based exhibit that plays #1 hit songs from the years 1955 to 1995. It was originally developed as part of the Exploratorium's Memory exhibition. A simple "question and answer" format was developed to keep visitors...

  3. North by Southwest: Interactive Kiosk

    North by Southwest: Interactive Kiosk

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published July 09 2007

    The kiosk exhibit in this case study shares the same name with the exhibit, North by Southwest: Bering Sea Communities, Collaborations and Collections. The exhibition is currently open at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology in Albuquerque, New Mexico....

  4. Chips & Changes

    Chips & Changes

    Case Study

    by Wendy Pollock Published May 30 2007

    "Over the past decade" (we wrote in 1984), "videograms and robots, word processors and sonograms have entered into our daily vocabulary and provided the basis for countless news stories. All result from a technological achievement of major dimensions:...

  5. Communication



    by Robin White Owen Published January 05 2008

    When LSC was planning the Communication exhibition for its new space, I was part of a focus group that met for several days to brainstorm ideas. It’s a really big subject and I was very curious to see how the exhibit turned out, especially after The...

  6. Art by Computer

    Art by Computer

    Case Study

    by Wendy Pollock Published February 24 2008

    Long before the iPhone came on the scene, Apple Computer worked with the Lawrence Hall of Science to produce an exhibition that featured "45 of the best current computer artworks." Art by Computer went on to tour the United States through ASTC,...

  7. Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

    Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

    Case Study

    by Ed Rodley Published March 07 2008

    The Museum of Science, Boston, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, Ltd. created a national traveling exhibition on science and technology themes depicted in the Star Wars movies. The exhibition builds upon the popular attraction of the Star Wars movies to...

  8. The Science of Aliens

    The Science of Aliens


    by Andrea Bandelli Published May 13 2007

    I saw this traveling exhibition at the Museum of Science in Miami. The exhibition is produced by the production company of Science Museum in London "The Science of...". When I entered the first room in the exhibition I was a little confused. In the...

  9. The New World of Coca-Cola

    The New World of Coca-Cola


    by Brad Larson Published September 12 2007

    I had a quick hour and a half before catching a cab to the airport, so decided to check out the New World of Coca Cola in downtown Atlanta, three months after opening in its new building. As are many other people in the museum field, I am interested...

  10. GuidA Rotate at Tudor House

    GuidA Rotate at Tudor House

    Case Study

    by Mark Magidson Published January 31 2009

    This programme for Tudor House allows the visitor to explore this space as it is seen today and then able to see and interact with the room in three other past periods. It also allows for exploring rooms that are not open to the public. Developed...

  11. Avatar


    Case Study

    by Carlo Maiolini Published August 03 2009

    The interactive exhibition AVATAR aims to inform a wide audience about the technology, the anthropology and the philosophy around online virtual worlds. More in particular AVATAR aims to foster a discussion on the social and cultural implications of...

  12. L.A. Zone Multitouch, Multiuser Table

    L.A. Zone Multitouch, Multiuser Table

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published April 02 2010

    The L.A. Zone exhibition at the California Science Center explores the natural and man-made environments that make up the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Zone is one of eight zones found in the new Ecosystems gallery space at California Science Center. This...

  13. Turning The Pages

    Turning The Pages


    by Justine Roberts on March 24, 2010

    Touch any book you want, and make any paper document available to the public in a robust form appropriate for unfacilitated exploration. That is the promise of this fabulous technology pioneered by...

  14. MIT Museum

    MIT Museum


    by Rosario Ubiera-Minaya Published December 31 2010

    This December, I armed myself with courage (and winter wear!) and reluctantly drove (a day after a blizzard), from Salem to Cambridge, Massachusetts in the search of a medium size exhibit that I didn’t know anything about. I wanted to see something...