Lefferts	  Historic	  House	  Museum	  	  	     Interac(ve	  Kitchen	              Lisa	  Lee,	  Tamara	  Chehayeb	  Makare...
RESEARCH	  LEFFERTS	  HOUSE	  EXTERIOR	  VIEW,	  APPROACHING	  FROM	  PATH	  	  
RESEARCH	  FRONT	  YARD	  SHOWING	  FAMILIES	  ENJOYING	  THE	  ACTIVITIES	  FOR	  CHILDREN	  
RESEARCH	  FRONT	  ROOM	  IMMEDIATELY	  TO	  THE	  RIGHT	  IN	  THE	  HALLWAY	  
RESEARCH	  KITCHEN,	  MOTHER	  WATCHES	  CHILD	  PLAY	  
LOCATION	  OF	  THE	  PROJECT	   Floor	  plan	  
AUDIENCE	  Children	  between	  the	  ages	  of	  4-­‐7	  
DESCRIPTION	  • An	   interacTve	   kitchen	   showcasing	   various	   spices/herbs	   found	  on	  Lefferts	  Farmland.	 ...
LEARNING	  OUTCOME	  Children	   would	   learn	   about	   the	   concept	   of	   Tme	   and	   understand	  where	  ing...
INITIAL	  SKETCHES	  IniTal	  Sketch	  
INITIAL	  SKETCHES	  View	  of	  interacTve	  installaTon	  in	  kitchen	  
INITIAL	  SKETCHES	  AnimaTon	  Screen:	  World	  Map	  
INITIAL	  SKETCHES	  RFID	  tag	  on	  spice	  jar	  
INITIAL	  SKETCHES	  
DESIGN	  -­‐	  JARS	  
STORYBOARD	  SKETCHES	  
FINAL	  STORYBOARD	  
PROJECT	  IN	  LOCATION	  
RFID	  TAGS	  When	  the	  child	  liXs	  the	  lid	  of	  a	  jar	  RFID	  tags	  on	  the	  inside	  of	  the	  top	  li...
PRECEDENT	  USING	  RFID	  TAGS	  	   The	  Bowl	  is	  a	  simple	  media	  player	  that	  can	  be	  used	  by	  people...
MATERIALS	  AND	  TECHNOLOGY	  • 5	  RFID	  TAGS	  • 1	  RFID	  READER	  • PROJECTOR	  • PROJECTOR	  MOUNT	  • COMPUTER	  ...
COST	  • 5	  RFID	  TAGS	  $14.75	  • 1	  RFID	  READER	  $29.95	  • PROJECTOR	  $300	  • PROJECTOR	  MOUNT	  $81	  • COMP...
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Lefferts Historic House Interactive Kitchen

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An interactive kitchen for kids at the Leffert Historic House in Prospect park that tells the story of the spice trade to kids ages 4-7. Conveying time and distance as a teaching tool.

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Lefferts Historic House Interactive Kitchen

  1. 1. Lefferts  Historic  House  Museum       Interac(ve  Kitchen   Lisa  Lee,  Tamara  Chehayeb  Makarem   Lea  Faminiano,  Obinna  Izeogu  
  2. 2. RESEARCH  LEFFERTS  HOUSE  EXTERIOR  VIEW,  APPROACHING  FROM  PATH    
  3. 3. RESEARCH  FRONT  YARD  SHOWING  FAMILIES  ENJOYING  THE  ACTIVITIES  FOR  CHILDREN  
  4. 4. RESEARCH  FRONT  ROOM  IMMEDIATELY  TO  THE  RIGHT  IN  THE  HALLWAY  
  5. 5. RESEARCH  KITCHEN,  MOTHER  WATCHES  CHILD  PLAY  
  6. 6. LOCATION  OF  THE  PROJECT   Floor  plan  
  7. 7. AUDIENCE  Children  between  the  ages  of  4-­‐7  
  8. 8. DESCRIPTION  • An   interacTve   kitchen   showcasing   various   spices/herbs   found  on  Lefferts  Farmland.  • Child  liXs  the  top  of  a  jar  and  smells  ingredient    • AnimaTon  is  triggered  and  projected  on  the  wall.  It  shows  the  journey  of  the  spice.  
  9. 9. LEARNING  OUTCOME  Children   would   learn   about   the   concept   of   Tme   and   understand  where  ingredients  came  from  -­‐  back  then  it  would  take  weeks  or  even   months   to   transport   spices,   whereas   now   we   can   just   walk  down  the  street  to  the  nearest  grocery  store  and  pick  up  a  can  of  whatever  we  would  like.  
  10. 10. INITIAL  SKETCHES  IniTal  Sketch  
  11. 11. INITIAL  SKETCHES  View  of  interacTve  installaTon  in  kitchen  
  12. 12. INITIAL  SKETCHES  AnimaTon  Screen:  World  Map  
  13. 13. INITIAL  SKETCHES  RFID  tag  on  spice  jar  
  14. 14. INITIAL  SKETCHES  
  15. 15. DESIGN  -­‐  JARS  
  16. 16. STORYBOARD  SKETCHES  
  17. 17. FINAL  STORYBOARD  
  18. 18. PROJECT  IN  LOCATION  
  19. 19. RFID  TAGS  When  the  child  liXs  the  lid  of  a  jar  RFID  tags  on  the  inside  of  the  top  lid  will  acTvate  a  projecTon   behind   the   table.   The   glass   jars   are   essenTally   a   media   player   connected  via  USB.  
  20. 20. PRECEDENT  USING  RFID  TAGS     The  Bowl  is  a  simple  media  player  that  can  be  used  by  people  of  all  ages,   parTcularly  young  children.  A  bowl  sits  on  the  living  room  table  and  range  of   physical  objects  can  be  placed  within  it.  When  an  object  is  placed  in  the  bowl   related  media  is  played  back  on  the  TV.    
  21. 21. MATERIALS  AND  TECHNOLOGY  • 5  RFID  TAGS  • 1  RFID  READER  • PROJECTOR  • PROJECTOR  MOUNT  • COMPUTER  • GYPROCK  • ILLUSTRATOR  • ANIMATOR  • TECHNICIAN  • CARPENTER  • ADDITIONAL  UNEXPECTED  MATERIALS  
  22. 22. COST  • 5  RFID  TAGS  $14.75  • 1  RFID  READER  $29.95  • PROJECTOR  $300  • PROJECTOR  MOUNT  $81  • COMPUTER  $400      • GYPROCK  $200      • ILLUSTRATOR    $2000  • ANIMATOR  $2000  • TECHNICIAN  $1500  • CARPENTER  $1000  • ADDITIONAL  UNEXPECTED  COSTS  $1500  • TOTAL  PROJECTED  COST:    $9025.70  

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