The Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas is one of the first major natural history museums built in decades — and promises to be fairly unique. Certainly the unusual architectural decisions have been getting most of the attention. Now that the museum has opened to the public (this weekend), we are starting to learn more about how the shape of the building relates to the goals for exhibiting and educating on topics of science.
Check out this quick overview of the project above — and also take a look at the time lapse of its construction below. (Via You+Dallas Media)
Dallas has been watching the construction for quite some time now. The once empty plot of land behind the House of Blues building has grown into quite the focal point in the West End meets Victory Park area of Downtown Dallas. The Perot Museum of Nature & Science has taken shape after months and years of Dallasites wondering just what the eclectic building would become.
YouPlusDallas was invited to attend a project update and building tour of the new Perot Museum. Hear from Museum CEO Nicole Small and Architect Thom Mayne, as they explain the intriguing architecture of the modern building.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.