We 3D scanned the polar bear. Now we are printing a few for some special friends of the Maker Space who will be visiting for reunion this weekend.
“The Class of 1912 presented a sculpture of the polar bear to the College in 1937. It is a life size granite statue designed by Frederic George Richard Roth. The figure stands in front of the entrance to Sargent Gymnasium, and has for many years symbolized Bowdoin College to alumni and to the public .”
Tactile maps are an aid for people who are blind or partially sighted, helping them to orient themselves and to plan routes.
Note that this one “starts” with a little orange cone at the Admissions Office.
Perhaps it will be helpful for campus tours.