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Hawaii
Honolulu
Honolulu Community College Dinosaur Exhibit
874 Dillingham Boulevard
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone 808 845-9211
Web Site http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/dinos/dinos.1.html
Description permanent exhibits of dinosaur fossil replicas from collection of American  Museum of Natural History in New York
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Dinosaurs
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

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Hawaii
Ma'alaea Harbor Village
Maui Ocean Center
192 Ma'alaea Road
Ma'alaea HI 96793
Phone 808 270-7000
Web Site http://www.mauioceancenter.com/
E-mail mailto:info@mauioceancenter.com
Alt Web http://www.coralworld.com/
Description aquarium with tunnel to walk through swimming sharks and fish, ocean view of whales in Bay, tidal pool
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
  Hawaii
Volcano
Thomas A Jaggar Museum
Hawaii Volcanos National Park
Crater Rim Drive
Volcano HI 96785
Phone 808 985-6000
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/havo/pphtml/facilities.html
Alt Web http://www.americanparknetwork.com/parkinfo/hv/aag/services.html
Description videos of active eruptions, functioning seismic equipment
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Vulcanology
New or Updated: 05/27/2003
  Iowa
Cedar Rapids
Science Station
427 1st Street SE
Cedar Rapids IA 52401
Phone 319 363-4629
Web Site http://www.sciencestation.org/index.html
Description 130 hands on exhibits with electricity, magnets, sound, light, optical illusions, flight, dinosaurs, human body, machines, solar system
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX
New or Updated: 04/25/2003
 
  Iowa
Des Moines
Science Center of Iowa
4500 Grand Avenue
Des Moines IA 50312
Phone 515 274-4138
Web Site www.sciowa.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
  Iowa
Waterloo
Science Imaginarium
322 Washington Street
Waterloo IA 50701
Phone 319 233-8708
Web Site www.cedarnet.org/grout/Imaginarium.html
Description sound, light, physics, momentum hands on exhibits, affiliated with Grout Museum
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus
Science Museum
  Idaho
Boise
Discovery Center of Idaho
131 Myrtle St
Boise ID 83702
Phone
208 343-9895
Web Site
http://www.scidaho.org/
Description  150 hands on exhibits, Stream Table, Puzzle Map, Seismograph, Solar System Walk
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

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  Idaho
Boise
Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology
3455 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID   83712
Phone 208 368-9876
Web Site www.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/index.html
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
  Illinois
Aurora
SciTech
18 W Benton Street
Aurora IL 60506
Phone 630 859-3434
Web Site http://scitech.mus.il.us/
Description interactive science & technology, 200 hands-on exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
New or Updated: 09/23/2002

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  Illinois
Batavia
Leon Lederman Science Education Center
Fermilab
Batavia IL
Phone 630 840-8258
Web Site www-ed.fnal.gov/ed_lsc.html
Description Physics at the site of one of the premier research facilities in the world -- displays on Accelerators, detectors, methods, and Ideas
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Physics
  Illinois
Carbondale
Science Center Carbondale
University Mall
1237 E Main Street
Carbondale IL 62901
Phone 618 529-5431
Web Site http://www.yoursciencecenter.com/
Alt Web http://www.siu.edu/~sistem/bsce.htm
Description Aquarium, Wild Weather, Magnets, muscle bar, marble maze
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
  Illinois
Chicago
Museum of Science & Industry
5700 South Lake Shore Dr
Chicago IL 60637
Phone
773 684-1414
Web Site
www.msichicago.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Collection N-Z Vehicles

 

  Illinois
Chicago
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
1300 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60605
Phone 312 922-7827
Alt Phone 312 322-0300
Web Site http://www.adlerplanetarium.org
Description planetarium on Lake Michigan shoreline with extensive additional astronomy and science exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
  Illinois
Chicago
Henry Crown Space Center
5700 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60637
Phone
773 684-1414
Web Site
http://www.msichicago.org/info/vtm/visit.html
Toll Free
800 GO TO MSI
Alt Web
http://hga.com/experience/museum_and_exhibition/henry_crown_space_cente
Description
part of the Museum of Science & Industry houses space artifacts with several spacecraft & Omnimax theater
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity Omnimax
Field of Study/Science Facility Space
New or Updated: 05/16/2003
  Illinois
Peoria
Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences
1125 West Lake Ave
Peoria IL 61614
Phone 309 686-7000
Web Site www.lakeview-museum.org
Description Children's Discovery center, Illinois Folk art Gallery
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection A-F Folk Art

 

  Illinois
River Grove
Cernan Earth and Space Center
2000 5th Avenue
River Grove IL 60171
Phone 708 583-3100
Web Site www.triton.cc.il.us/cernan/cernan_home.html
E-mail cernan@triton.cc.il.us
Description Space hall, planetarium, light shows in Community College setting
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

  Illinois
Rock Island
Fryxell Geology Museum
Swenson Hall of Geosciences, Augustana College
Rock Island IL
Phone
309 794-7318
Web Site
http://www.augustana.edu/academ/geology/fryxell.htm
Description 1500 rock, mineral & fossil specimens - has been closed, to reopen spring 2002
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology

    IL
 
Rockford
  Discovery Center Museum Rockford
 
711 N Main St #1
  Rockford  IL  61103    
 
Phone  815 963-6769
 
Alt Phone  815 963-6769
 
Web Site  http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/
 
Description  sound, newscasting, art, nutrition
 
Type of Resource  Science
  Primary Focus  Science Museum
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
  New or Updated:  07/23/2003 

 

  Illinois
Springfield
Pearson Museum
801 N Rutledge Street
Dept of Medical Humanities, SIU School of Medicine
Springfield IL 62702
Phone 217 785-2128
Web Site www.siumed.edu
Description medical practices of yesterday
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Industry /Profession Medical

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