Agents of Discovery coming to the State Museum

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Region of the Forest Service and the Alaska State Museum are collaborating on a project aimed at kids that involves a scavenger hunt, discovery, a phone app and a secret agent squirrel.

    It will be unveiled on First Friday, April 6 at the museum.

    The museum's chief curator Addison Field explained on a recent Action Line.  "The Alaska State Museum and Forest Service have partnered on a project that is called "Agents of Discovery.  It is essentially about a twelve question scavenger hunt around the permanent galleries of the Alaska State Museum.  It's another way to learn.  Another way for kids to come in to the museum and look around a bit."  He add that it  runs on an application on a phone.

    The phone app is called Mission 49:  Journey to Alaska's past.

    It's advised that participants download the app prior to the event which is set  for  First Friday in April, April 6.

    Kerri Hicks is the regional heritage program leader the Alaska Region of the Forest Service.  She explained how to get the app.  "You go to the app store or Google Play or any other app store.  The app is free to download.  It's quick and simple.  You just search for Agent's of Discovery.
     
    Agents of Discovery will be unveiled at 3:45 this Friday afternoon.

     

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