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  1. Rotten Luck: The Decaying Dice of Ricky Jay

    Rotten Luck: The Decaying Dice of Ricky Jay

    Review

    by Nina Simon Published April 26 2007

    The Museum of Jurassic Technology in L.A. (www.mjt.org) is one of my favorite museums. It's quirky, confounding, and exquisitely strange--and that strangeness captures my imagination in a way that more typical exhibits and presentation styles...

  2. Preschool Launch Pad

    Preschool Launch Pad

    Case Study

    by Paul Orselli Published May 07 2007

    After the New York Hall of Science added a grand new building addition to its existing facilities, including a dedicated Preschool Gallery, many outdoor areas immediately adjacent to the new construction were underutilized. The Hall's Education...

  3. Make a Face

    Make a Face

    Case Study

    by Diana Issidorides Published June 12 2007

    Scientific concepts: • inheritance of traits • homozygous versus heterozygous genes • dominant versus recessive genes • genotype versus phenotype Like Family Tree (see separate case study), Make a Face is an exhibit on the inheritance of...

  4. Mythic Creatures

    Mythic Creatures

    Review

    by Paul Orselli Published July 08 2007

    The premise of the exhibition "Mythic Creatures" is excellent, namely, that many myths (giants, mermaids, dragons) have a basis in natural objects or phenomena. Unfortunately the execution of the exhibition does not live up to this premise. The...

  5. Saltville

    Saltville

    Review

    by Nancy Moncrief Published March 19 2009

    The Uncovering Virginia gallery features re-creations of six VMNH research sites that represent time periods ranging from 300 million years ago to 300 years ago. For each site, displays of actual fossils excavated at that site are accompanied by...