Robot Park is a permanent exhibit on robotics and computer programming
at the Boston Museum of Science that features the
Tern tangible programming language.
The exhibit was deployed in October 2007 and was visited by approximately
20,000 people in its first year.
Project Design & Evaluation Team
Tufts University Human Computer Interaction Lab
Cahners Computer Place
, Boston Museum of Science
- Taleen Agulian
- Dan Noren
- Bill Rogers
- Mary Murray
- Tim Moore
Horn, M.S., Solovey, E.T., Crouser, R.J., and Jacob, R.J.K.,
Comparing Tangible and Graphical Programming Interfaces for use in Informal Science Education.
In Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI'09, ACM Press (2009).
Horn, M.S., Solovey, E.T., and Jacob, R.J.K.,
Tangible Programming for Informal Science Learning:
Making TUIs Work for Museums. Proceedings of 7th International Conference on
Interaction Design & Children IDC'08, (2008).