Frankenstein's Footlocker

Purpose

  • Engage the public in hands-on making activities, digital interactives, and online challenges exploring the themes of scientific creativity and responsibility that are raised in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
  • Part of the Frankenstein Bicentennial Project celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Shelley’s novel

 

Eligibility

  • A limited number of museums in the United States are eligible to receive physical kits including materials and supplies for hands-on activities and a tablet for digital and online activities
  • Free digital downloads and online interactives will be available to everyone

 

Overview

  • Hands-on making activities, digital interactives, and online challenges appropriate for a range of audiences, including adults, youth, and children
  • Professional development workshop and resources for recipients of physical kits

 

Funding

  • Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation to Arizona State University (DRL-1516684)

 

Timeline

  • 2017: Frankenstein's Footlocker resources completed
  • 2018: Programming in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

 

Learn More

Additional information is available at: http://frankenstein.asu.edu/transmedia-museum/

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL-1516684. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

 

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