NYTimes | MicroRangers

The April, 2016 NYTime’s Art & Design section featured an article on the launch of MicroRangers, Solving Mysteries at the American Museum of Natural History, Smartphone in Hand.

If you visit the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday and see young people fixated on their smartphones, don’t assume that they’ve abandoned science for the joys of social media. These visitors are not absorbed in Angry Birds — though they may well be investigating bobtail squids or runaway bison. They’ll be playing MicroRangers, a new mobile game that’s the museum’s latest effort to use popular technology to fire youthful enthusiasm about the wild and woolly…