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‘Game Changers’ displays retro titles to evasive 3D realities

Children and parents have been able to play 90s video games at the “Game Changers” exhibit. The exhibit is open from Feb. 15 to May 5 at the Science Museum.

David Bryant

March 19, 2019

The vast, dark room fills with retro video game titles upon entering the “Game Changers” exhibit in the Minneapolis Science Museum. Unlike other exhibits that are only viewed, “Game Changers” is a completely interactive exhibit filled with hundreds of games, retro to modern, that are meant to be...

Mental Health exhibit educates in a new way

In this display, two people are suppose to make different faces through the holes while a third person guesses what emotions they are making. The display is part of the Mind Matters: Mental Health Exhibit at the Science Museum, open until Jan. 6, 2019.

Tamar Gewirtz

October 15, 2018

Affecting over 450 million people worldwide (Minnesota Science Museum), mental illness is an ongoing struggle experienced by many. Few, however, have been successful in their attempts to discover fun and effective ways to educate others about this topic.   The Minnesota Science Museum, attended by...

“Jerusalem” connects people through religions

Samyu Yenamandra

May 17, 2016

When sophomore Ryan Favour walked out of “Jerusalem”, a movie at the St. Paul Omnitheater, he found the way Christianity, Judaism and Islam intersect to be fascinating. According to Kevin McCrea, a Science Museum employee, the movie impacts the community because it showcases different perspec...

Museum seeks to educate about race

Elise Riley

March 10, 2016

Sophomore Megan Perkins loves living in a community where people are accepted no matter their race. “I think being part of a diverse community helps us get different opinions about certain things based on what your race is and it helps with making yourself more culturally aware,” Perkins sa...

Science department strives for equity

AP environmental science teacher Al Wachutka assists freshman Sophia Davenport and Wyatt Gann during a lab in class.

Deanna Afremov

November 10, 2015

During its ongoing workshops at the Science Museum of Minnesota, the science department discusses equity and curriculum reform, according to teacher Al Wachutka. Wachutka said the department uses the Science House, a resource center for teachers at the Science Museum of Minnesota, to reform c...

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