Breakout Session

Monday Evaluation

The Digital Backpack: Field Trips of the Future

Jennifer Sly

12/10/12, 2:25 PM-3:15 PM
Hyatt 3rd floor-3060

What if museum field trips enabled students to collect virtual artifacts in a “digital backpack” to take back to the classroom for deeper investigation? Learn about History in Our Hands, a unique mobile experience in development at the Minnesota History Center, and help shape the final product with your feedback.

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Our presentation is here:

For more information on this History in Our Hands project, please contact:
Jennifer Sly
Museum Education and Technology Specialist

Interested in helping us develop our new mobile field trip experience? Schedule a regular field trip to the Minnesota History Center between March 1 and June 15, 2013 and receive the History in Our Hands component, FREE! Book a field trip at or call 651-259-3400. When you schedule, please be sure to indicate your interest in "History in Our Hands" when you book your field trip. More information on Minnesota History Center field trips below: