Example (Museum exhibit)

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(Name of the exhibit)
On display at (Where you can see it)
Type (Software, Hands-on, Movie, Sculpture...)
Creator (Author/Institution)
Topics (geometry, statistics, arithmetic...)
License (Copyrighted, Patented, Open source, Creative Commons, etc)
Video Tutorial

Brief overview, like "(Name of the exhibit) is a hands-on exhibit by (Name of the museum)...".

Fill-in all the fields in the table. Please add at least one image of the exhibit (To upload an image, go to the menu on the left, "Upload file").

If possible, consider doing a Video Tutorial, that is, a short video where a mediator shows the exhibit exactly as it is presented to the public. The preferred method is to host the video on YouTube, Vimeo or a similar platform.

You don't need to fill exhaustively all the sections below, but have in mind the possibility that you or somebody else will add more details later.


What the exhibit is phisically, their parts, shape, size, ways to interact, effects...


How do you present it to the public, the intended way to interact with it, the role of the mediator (if present)...


Mathematical background. Here you can describe the maths in much more depth than it is needed for the activities or presented to the public, but that a mediator could learn to have a solid basis. You can add bibliography or references to learn more.

History and museology

History of the development of the exhibit, who made it first, who changed it, where it was displayed... If you are aware, make a list of similar exhibits in other museums. Also describe how it has been integrated into collections, their role in each storytelling (if part of an argumental story)...


Then links to relevant places where you can download software, blueprints, technical documentation. Recall the LICENSE whenever applies.