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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 1999

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 1999 image

The stringless laser harp at the Hands-On Museum

The stringless laser harp at the Hands-On Museum image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 5, 2000
Caption
Shelby Burr, 8, Pinckney, plays the popular stringless laser harp, one of the museum's new exhibits.

New entrance to the Hands-On Museum

New entrance to the Hands-On Museum image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 5, 2000
Caption
At top, the museum's colorful and contemporary new entrance.

The new whispering dish at the Hands-On Museum

The new whispering dish at the Hands-On Museum image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 5, 2000
Caption
Alexis Hackett, 6, Jackson, talks to her mother across the room with the help of the whispering dish at the Hands-On Museum. With four times its former space, the museum is attracting larger crowds and more members. At top, the museum's colorful and contemporary new entrance.

Michael Morningstar checks out his image on a television monitor at the Hands-On Museum

Michael Morningstar checks out his image on a television monitor at the Hands-On Museum image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 5, 2000
Caption
Michael Morningstar, 13, of Saline, checks out his image on a television monitor where a fake background coupled with the green cloth he was holding made it look like his bodiless head was floating with the fish in an undersea scene at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

Hands-On Museum's new water table a draw for preschoolers

Hands-On Museum's new water table a draw for preschoolers image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 5, 2000
Caption
Raymond Tague, 3, of Commerce Township, plays at the new water table for preschoolers on a recent Saturday.

Hands-On Museum staff setting up the water play area

Hands-On Museum staff setting up the water play area image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 17, 1999
Caption
Carol Knauss, left, Hands-On Museum assistant director, and Kirsten Dahlberg, development coordinator, set up a interactive play area display at the Preschool Gallery water play area in the museum's new addition. The mural on the walls was done by Nancy Illman, muralist, named "Under the Sea."

Setting up the displays in the ScienceWorks Labs area of the Hands-On Museum

Setting up the displays in the ScienceWorks Labs area of the Hands-On Museum image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 17, 1999
Caption
Becky Hattner, an educator at the Hands-On Museum, sets up displays in the ScienceWorks Labs area in the museum's new addition. The ScienceWorks Labs will be used for classroom school programs and activities during the week and drop-in activities on the weekends open to all children.

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum Closes Temporarily for Improvements, September 1999

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum Closes Temporarily for Improvements, September 1999 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 7, 1999
Caption
Kevin Kooyers wrestles a door into place on the second floor of the Ann Arbor Hands ON Museum. The downtown Ann Arbor science museum will reopen Oct. 19 after completion of a $6.5 million expansion and renovation project.