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  1. punt groc

    Snapshot Title: punt groc
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    the yellow dot



  2. dies de funcionament de l'exposició

    Snapshot Title: dies de funcionament de l'exposició
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    worked days



  3. creu sanitària

    Snapshot Title: creu sanitària
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    ...



  4. paraules

    Snapshot Title: paraules
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    words



  5. Taronja, blau i verd. Manovelles

    Snapshot Title: Taronja, blau i verd. Manovelles
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Orange, blue and green. Cranks.



  6. Os de peluix

    Snapshot Title: Os de peluix
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Teddy bear



  7. matrioskas de color vermell

    Snapshot Title: matrioskas de color vermell
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    matrioshkas in red colour



  8. Barra de pegamento

    Snapshot Title: Barra de pegamento
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Glue Stick



  9. extintor

    Snapshot Title: extintor
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    fire-extinguisher



  10. candau

    Snapshot Title: candau
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    padlock



  11. Filosofia del Sr. Rogers

    Snapshot Title: Filosofia del Sr. Rogers
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Mr. Rogers' thought



  12. Divertida decoració amb bambes

    Snapshot Title: Divertida decoració amb bambes
    Taken by: Elisa Bisbe

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    fun décor with tennis shoes



  13. Realite Approved

    Snapshot Title: Realite Approved
    Taken by: Elizabeth Shaw

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Sample for inside Space Needle



  14. Realite Approved

    Snapshot Title: Realite Approved
    Taken by: Elizabeth Shaw

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Sample for inside Space Needle



  15. Mr. Rogers

    Snapshot Title: Mr. Rogers
    Taken by: mr_skulls

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    .



  16. Computer Removal

    Snapshot Title: Computer Removal
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This interface has been removed from the exhibit due to the fact that it was difficult to maneuver, did not elicit conversation, and was taking up space that could be used for a more interactive role ...



  17. Resource Area

    Snapshot Title: Resource Area
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following was taken from visitor observations:

    Boy tried to put together toy cars. He brings his mother to the computer, and tries to get it to work. It does not work, so he leaves. His mom stays...



  18. Crayon Display

    Snapshot Title: Crayon Display
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This display is being moved into the Molding Area to be better connected to the Crayon Video.

    The following are visitor conversations about the display:

    "This is how they make crayons. They use wax....



  19. Baseball Bat Display

    Snapshot Title: Baseball Bat Display
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following are visitor conversations:

    Grandfather to grandson, “They start out with a big chunk of tree, and then they carve it into a baseball bat.”

    Dad to son: “Look at this. This shows y...



  20. Entry Area not as popular

    Snapshot Title: Entry Area not as popular
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Most people do not stop in this room. They walk through to the next area. Conversations in this room are very short.



  21. Need a variety of hand tools

    Snapshot Title: Need a variety of hand tools
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following was taken from visitor conversation:
    Grandmother tells three year old grandson, “Be careful cause these are sharp. And you scrape, scrape, scrape. Watch Grandma. Like this. What other ...



  22. Wax Blocks

    Snapshot Title: Wax Blocks
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    During the majority of the observations, the wax blocks were very small and hard to cut. When staff members entered the area, they would flip the handles of the tools around and clean up paper from th...



  23. 3-Axis Mill

    Snapshot Title: 3-Axis Mill
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following was taken from visitor conversation:

    Father approaches machine with son. “That’s a milling machine. It cuts wax. I’ll have to take you to work, and show you a real one. Oh, ‘Und...



  24. 3-Axis Mill - Inoperable

    Snapshot Title: 3-Axis Mill - Inoperable
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The 3-Axis Mill was not working during the observational period. However, people still came up to the machine and turned the cranks.



  25. Die Cut a Box

    Snapshot Title: Die Cut a Box
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following was taken from Visitor Observations:

    Family walks over to die cutter. Father says, “Here, look. We’re going to make something.” They try sending the die through from right to left...



  26. Die & Rollers

    Snapshot Title: Die & Rollers
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following was taken from Visitor Interviews:
    “[The die] needed pushed. I had to push it. It needs directions to push. It almost makes you not want to do it. I was afraid to break it. Maybe inclu...



  27. Confusing Instructions

    Snapshot Title: Confusing Instructions
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The following were taken from Visitor Interviews:

    “I found the directions to the cup confusing, but as long as they have a [physical] example there, we’re fine.”

    “Everything. I didn’t know...



  28. Artifact Wall- Cutting

    Snapshot Title: Artifact Wall- Cutting
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This artifact wall was the least visited of all the spaces. This is due perhaps to its location on the floor.



  29. Die Cutters-General

    Snapshot Title: Die Cutters-General
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Several families did not fold their cup or box, they just took the finished piece with them. In contrast, many families simply throw away the unfolded piece into the recycling bin and move into the ne...



  30. Carousel Horse

    Snapshot Title: Carousel Horse
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Some families complained that the area near the Carousel Horse was too open, and their children would run through it. One family even lost their child (who escaped out the space, and into the Attic) f...



  31. Scrap Wall

    Snapshot Title: Scrap Wall
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Visitors were confused regarding the purpose of the Scrap Wall. Several families suggested that more information, perhaps in the form of signage, would extend their understanding of this display with...



  32. Need for a Die Support

    Snapshot Title: Need for a Die Support
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    The inner workings of a die are not visible to families. One solution would be to add a touchable die to the exhibit that discusses the parts of the die (i.e. blades, foam, etc.), and the reasons tha...



  33. Cutting Area

    Snapshot Title: Cutting Area
    Taken by: Camellia sanford

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    In the Cutting Area, families are more involved in trying to complete the activity than in talking about the process. We need to support families more in this area because the cutting process is too f...



  34. Die Cut

    Snapshot Title: Die Cut
    Taken by: Leila Madrone

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Die Cut



  35. horse

    Snapshot Title: horse
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Y. built a horse out of clay today and said "it's the horse at the children's museum with the sign on top. It too me a while to figure out this is what he meant!



  36. Books

    Snapshot Title: Books
    Taken by: marti

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This is not a very user friendly location kids to get at and look at the books. No comfy seating area if the idea is to get people to look at 'em



  37. Fun Sign

    Snapshot Title: Fun Sign
    Taken by: Scott Telstad

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This sign could be interpreted into so many different meanings.



  38. Entrance

    Snapshot Title: Entrance
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    This is the entrance - I think. I wish there were more of an overview.



  39. Horse

    Snapshot Title: Horse
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Is the horse an example of cutting?



  40. Video stitching

    Snapshot Title: Video stitching
    Taken by: Laura Tomokiyo

    Image: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Laura Tomokiyo



    Description:

    Interesting what happens with the stitching - the man in the video must have moved.



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