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What Would You Create If You Could Install an Exhibition at the Penn Museum?

A group of Abington SD 2nd graders pauses for a photo.  Photo credit:  Jennifer Reifsteck

By: Jennifer Reifsteck

This quiet, reflective space became a buzz of activity for AIM Academy and Abington School District students.  When AIM Academy 6th graders and Abington School District 2nd graders visited recently, they were asked to create a museum exhibition within the Kintner and Dietrich galleries.  The only parameter:  the exhibition had to be relevant to archaeology […]

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The Golden Age of King Midas

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