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California
Berkeley
Hall of Health

2230 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley CA 94704
Phone 510 549-1564
Web Site www.dnai.com/~hohealth
Description Community health and education geared to children
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Industry /Profession Medical

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California
Berkeley
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone
510 642-5132
Web Site
www.lhs.berkeley.edu/
Description Museum and research center for K-12 education
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
 
  California
Berkeley
Museum of Paleontology U of California
1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone 510 642-1821
Web Site http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/index.html
E-mail mailto:ucmpwebmaster@uclink.berkeley.edu
Description primarily for research, museum does have several mounted dinosaurs, bones, etc. Web site is excellent
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology
 
  California
Folsom
American River Water Education Center
7794 Folsom Dam Road
Folsom CA  95630
Phone 
916 989-7100
Web Site  http://www.mp.usbr.gov/arwec/visitor_info/
Description  exhibits on watersheds & water cycle, water & you, river canyon area, home uses for water, Golsom Lake, Lake Natoma, Sand Table, Water Wise Garden
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Science Museum

 

  California
Los Angeles
California Science Center
700 State Drive
Los Angeles CA 90037
Phone 323 724-3623
Web Site http://www.casciencectr.org/
E-mail mailto:4info@cscmail.org
Description multi-disciplinary science museum - Creative World, World of Life, Science Court
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX

 

 

 

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  California
Moffett Field
NASA Ames Visitor Center
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Moffett Field CA 94035
Phone 650 604-6274
Web Site http://www.arc.nasa.gov/about_ames/visitors_center.html
Description wind tunnel models, Mercury spacecraft, space suits, aircraft, astrobiology, more at Research Center
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Space

California
Red Bluff
Sacramento River Discovery Center
1000 Sale Lane
PO Box 1298
Red Bluff CA 96080
Phone 530 527-1196
Web Site http://www.srdc.tehama.k12.ca.us/
E-mail mailto:lgreen@tehama.k12.ca.us
Description 500 acre site with trail, demonstration agricultural site, interactive displays, in process of building permanent facility
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology

California
Sacramento
Discovery Museum Challenger Center
3615 Auburn Blvd
Sacramento CA 95821
Phone 916 575-3941
Web Site www.thediscovery.org
Description branch has nature trail, Challenger learning center, planetarium
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Space
  California
San Diego
Reuben H Fleet Space Theater & Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego CA 92101
Phone 619 238-1233
Web Site www.rhfleet.org
Description in addition to shows, 60 interactive exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Building Type Theater
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Owner/Operator: San Diego Space & Science Foundation

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  California
San Diego
San Diego Aerospace Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego CA  92020
Phone 619 258-1221
Web Site www.aerospacemuseum.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus
Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility
Space
  California
San Francisco
Academy of Sciences California
1 Maritime Plaza
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone 415 750-7145
Web Site www.calacademy.org/
Description multi-discipline science museum
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

  CA
 
San Francisco
 
Exploratorium
 
3601 Lyon Street
 
San Francisco  CA  94123  
 
Phone  415 561-0360
 
Alt Phone  415 563-7337
 
Web Site  www.exploratorium.edu/
 
Description  Science museum with over 650 exhibits, Tactile Dome, Imaging Station                         (new August 2003), Traits of Life, Seeing
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:  08/18/2003

  California
San Jose
Tech Museum of Innovation
201 South Market Street
San Jose CA 95113
Phone 408 294-8324
Web Site www.thetech.org/
Description 240 interactive exhibits and hands on activities; robotics, National Media of Technology awards,
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX
 
  California
Santa Ana
Discovery Museum of Orange County
3101 West Harvard St
Santa Ana CA 92704
Phone 714 540-0404
Web Site www.discoverymuseumoc.org
Description history-oriented science center - use machines and technology from 1900
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
 
  California
Santa Ana
Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main St
Santa Ana CA 92705
Phone 714 542-2823
Web Site http://www.discoverycube.org
Description 120 hands-on exhibits including Virtual Volleyball, a 12-foot tall indoor Geyser, a 19-foot Wave Tank, a Laser Harp, a Bed of Nails and more (text courtesy of Discovery Science Center)
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
New or Updated:  6/6/2003
 
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