Today is the SGO’s day! There were five small group activities today and I am lucky to participate two of them. On the morning, I went to the Bexley Elementary and High school with some of us. The school is very lovely and the principal was very kind. In the afternoon I went to the
, which contains
lots of funny things. Ohio Historical Society
I want to talk about something about the
because it was so nice that make me feel like our museums in should really make some
First of all, there’s a shelf beside the door where contains many reading materials. So when people enter into the museum they can find out information about the museum and the exhibition immediately.
has many small screens and when you push the button below, the short video will
be played and you can get information without bothering others. I know there
are some museums have similar systems, but most of them still rely on guiders
to introduce the museum and give out information. This is not efficient at all because
the guiders have to repeat same words day by day, which makes their job bored.
And visitors can not explore their own way to tour because they may not get
enough information without guiders. Ohio Historical
And the last one, which is also the most impressing one, is about the village. The
built up a village to tell people how’s it like to live in the 19th
century! That is tremendous because this village is consisted of real functional
buildings and people can walk into the rooms and sit on the chairs and imagine
the life of their ancestors. Rick told me that to build a village like had took
six or seven years and cost a lot of money. But I think it’s worthy because of
the educational meaning. If this village did not exist, then I may not learn so
much about people’s life back in 19th century. But now, I may never
forget the village which show me how living is in earlier time for Americans. Ohio Historical
Thanks for taking us to the museum! It’s a very nice experience.
Here's some pictures about the village.
This is the Ohio Village School.
What surprised me is that there's a small black board on every desk and some of them contains words, as if students have just finished their class.
These two are some inside stuffs in the Female Seminary. I met a lovely girl who dressed like a lady in old time. She told me that this is a school for girls who were born in wealth families. They came here to study how to be a real lady and eventually, became good wives.
Learn something everyday!