2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Using Games, Competitions, and Meaningful Play as Audience Engagement Tools

Saturday, October 21, 2017: 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Ian Zang, Carnegie Science Center
Mariah Romaninsky, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Rik Panganiban, California Academy of Sciences and Dennis Casey, Virginia Museum of Natural History

When implementing educational programs, museums should consider the interactivity level of activities. Designing and playing games isn’t just fun, it teaches valuable skills needed for effective learning. This panel will discuss topics such as game jams, interactive summer camps, and game design in the classroom and after school programs.