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Unlocking Education: Using the 3D Poe Key Scan to Teach 8th Graders

Note: I was contacted via our Sketchfab by Gillian Lambert, an 8th Grade English teacher and an English Department Coordinator in the Henrico County, Virginia, school system. She is using the 3D scan of the key found on Edgar Allan Poe’s body that is on our Sketchfab site for a lesson, which she has graciously … Continue reading

African American History and Culture in the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means Today, September 24, 2016, marks the official dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Although I am unable to be there for this historic occasion, I thought I would highlight a few of the artifacts held in trust by the Virtual Curation Laboratory from … Continue reading

Happy Constitution Day from the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means Today, September 16, 2016 is Constitution Day in the USA and the Virtual Curation Laboratory has been busy working with Constitution-era objects.  These objects were scanned this summer at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of a project to create replicas that could add a tactile component to … Continue reading