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The Smithsonian Collection in 3D!

The Smithsonian Collection in 3D! | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

"The end of "do not touch": Use the Smithsonian X 3D Explorer to explore and manipulate museum objects like never before. Create and share your own scenes and print highly detailed replica of original Smithsonian collection pieces."

Via Beth Dichter
Van Duyse Olivier's curator insight, December 1, 2013 6:41 AM

The new digital museum ... Opens opportunity's for digital education

Ness Crouch's curator insight, December 23, 2013 3:13 AM

What a great site for looking at both history and science! Very recommended!

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, January 11, 2014 7:26 AM

This is awesome.

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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!

Via Beth Dichter, Gordon Dahlby, Dennis T OConnor
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