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Experiment: Starting seeds at home
Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation
Apr 9, 2020
It’s the perfect time of year to start seeds inside for your spring garden.
Engineering & Technology
Designing a STEM activity: My co-op experience at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Aug 27, 2019
When visiting museums, I have often taken part in hands-on activities to get a better sense of the historical significance of an exhibition. However, it was not until my three-week summer placement at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum that I truly understood the complex logistics behind such activities. It takes a whole lot of planning, testing, and paperwork to get a public program going smoothly! I got a taste of these steps this past summer; I had the chance to help create an engaging
Diving into museum work: The life of a summer intern
Aug 8, 2019
When I arrived in Ottawa about three months ago to work as an exhibition intern with the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. My short time with the museum turned out to be more interesting and colourful than I ever could have imagined; I’ve conducted damage reports, gone “undercover” for an in-house investigation, and even built an airplane out of a pool noodle! But before I delve into everything, let me tell you the real reason I’m here. This internship has
Behind the scenes: Updates to the First World War exhibition area
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Jul 8, 2019
How does museum staff decide which exhibition to update next? Which basic changes can make an exhibition more inviting and insightful for today’s visitors? Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the Canada Aviation and Space Museum team planned its recent updates to the First World War area.
Sports & Gaming
Rising from the Grave: “Deadplay" and Video Game Preservation
Guest writer, Carleton University
Oct 16, 2018
Videogames are cultural heritage artifacts worthy of preservation. My Master’s major research project culminated in the creation of a podcast and website which investigates videogame preservation and proposes some solutions to this complex and pressing issue.
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