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  1. Midnight Planets

    App Description: You can view up-to-date images of Mars taken from the Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity rovers with the free...
  2. Wombi Detective

    App Description: Wombi Detective is a crime solving detective game wherein the kids have to solve a robbery case based...
  3. Sound Uncovered

    App Description: Sound Uncovered is a free interactive app developed by the Exploratorium that has various activities related to auditory...
  4. Color Uncovered

    App Description: Color Uncovered is an elegantly designed ebook about all things color from the Exploratorium. The app is super easy to navigate...
  5. Google Earth

    App Description: You can navigate across the entire Earth while zooming in and out to explore the diverse geography (both natural and...
  6. Little Patterns Shapes

    App Description: This app teaches about patterns using different colors and simple shapes such as squares, circles and triangles. The...
  7. Big Fork Little Fork

    App Description: This is a comprehensive kitchen app for parents and children with a detailed list of recipes, how-to videos, nutrition...
  8. 21-Tech at Tot Spot Mommy Mingle

    At the Children’s Museum of Houston, the 21-Tech collaboration has extended to using Early Childhood apps in Tot Spot –...
  9. Nano Apps for Nano Days

    Each month, one of our Educators attends a facilitator meeting where s/he shares new digital resources, or highlights existing ones...

Project Brief

21-Tech partners study and share the effective use of Personal Mobile Technologies (PMTs) by gallery facilitators in their work with visitors. The initial three years (2011-2013) of 21-Tech are funded in large part by a 21st Century Museum Professionals award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The project is led by the Children’s Museum of Houston in partnership with Lawrence Hall of Science, New York Hall of Science, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and Sciencenter. For more information, please visit the About page.

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