STEAM Event in NYC
I was lucky to get tickets from NYU to a STEAM event at a public school in Brooklyn.
I gravitated away from the new technologies like Arduino and LittleBits, and found this booth. I was able to experience some of these tools that people used in early 19th and 20th Century. It was a like a tangible museum.
This device reminds me of Google Cardboard:
This is what I see in the viewer:
Here's a microscope:
Here's what someone joked as a Ouija board.
But it looks like a mini-printing press or type-plate. It reminds me of a Letterpress class I took at Art Center:
See in context:
They use these tools for teaching. If interested, here's more information:
The Museum of Interesting Things