At This Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

A Pokémon themed science exhibit kicked off this week in Japan. Dubbed the Pokémon Research Institute, the exhibit is centred around observing and classifying Pocket Monsters. Visitors get a Pokéball and then go around to each of the different 12 "machines" in the exhibit to get hints about which Pokémon is inside.

Picture: Game Impress Watch

Some of the machines, for example, show the Pocket Monster's outline, while others give a magnified view or show footprints. It's all done in a fun, interactive mini-game type way, and these hints help you figure out the Pokémon.

The exhibit also includes a section on classifying and observing different animals and insects.

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Famitsu

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Famitsu

Seems like using Pokémon is an interesting way to make that connection with the natural world.

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Kai-You

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Kai-You

Below, you can see photos of the exhibit from Famitsu, Game Impress Watch, Kai-You, and Twitter.

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Famitsu

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Famitsu

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Famitsu

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Game Impress Watch

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Game Impress Watch

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: hinopika

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Game Impress Watch

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Game Impress Watch

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Game Impress Watch

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Kai-You

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: Kai-You

At this Science Exhibit, You Study Pokémon

Picture: rengege


Comments

    I feel like you could have included where this is, what dates it's running at the very least.

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