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  Bakersfield

  Lori Brock Child Discovery Center

  3801 Chester Avenue

  Bakersfield  CA  93301    

  Phone  661 852-5000

  Web Site http://www.kcmuseum.org/

  Description  located within Kern County Museum complex

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Children

  Owner/Operator:  Kern County Schools

  New or Updated:  9/25/2007

 
California
Berkeley
Bone Room
1569 Solano Avenue
Berkeley CA 94707
Phone 510 526-5252
Web Site http://www.boneroom.com/
E-mail mailto:evolve@boneroom.com
Description purveyor of fossils, bones, and animal remnants
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Merchant
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils


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

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
Berkeley
University Herbarium & Jepson Herbarium
1001 Valley Life Sciences Building #2465
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone 510 642-2465
Alt Phone 510 643-7008
Web Site http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/
E-mail mailto:herbaria@ucjeps.herb.berkeley.edu
Description almost 2 million dried preserved plant specimens in two collections, one begun in 1872, primarily for academic study by appointment
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Herbarium

 

 
 
 
   

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California
Dana Point
Orange County Marine Institute
24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point CA 92629
Phone 949 496-2274
Web Site http://www.ocean-institute.org/
Description replica of the Pilgrim, the ship in Two Years Before the Mast, R/V Sea Explorer, both offering specialized cruises and programs
Type of Resource  Science
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type Ship

California
Davis
Explorit Science Center
3141 5th Street
Davis CA 95616
Phone 530 756-0191
Web Site http://www.explorit.org/
E-mail mailto:explorit@explorit.org
Description hands-on science lab with science, math, technology.
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 03/25/3003

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  California
Fresno
Discovery Center Central Valley Science Center
1944 North Winery Ave
Fresno CA 93703
Phone
559 251-5531
Web Site http://www.fresno.com/cvonline/museums.html
Description hands-on science, with indoor and outdoor experiences
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology
New or Updated: 04/06/2003

California
Hacienda Heights
Youth Science Center
16949 Wedgeworth Drive
Hacienda Heights CA 91745
Phone
626 854-9825
Web Site
http://www.youth.net/ysc/welcome.html
Description branch of Fullerton center, exhibits in volcanoes, astronomy, insects
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 04/12/2003
  California
La Jolla
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute
2300 Expedition Way
MAIL 9500 Gilman Drive 92093
La Jolla CA 92037
Phone 858 534-3474
Alt Phone 838 534-4086
Web Site www.aquarium.ucsd.edu/
Description
Type of Resource
Science
Field of Study/Science Facility
Aquarium

California
Long Beach
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach CA 90802
Phone 562 590-3100
Web Site www.aquariumofpacific.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
 
  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

Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90036
Phone 323 934-7243
Web Site www.tarpits.org/
E-mail info@nhm.org
Description research and education facility at tar pits, with Fossil Preparation lab where fossil preparation can be observed
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
Owner/Operator: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation
 
  California
Los Gatos
Youth Science Institute Vasona Park
296 Garden Hill Drive
Los Gatos CA 95032
Phone 408 356-4945
Web Site http://www.ysi-ca.org/Vasona/VSHome.html
E-mail mailto:info@ysi-ca.org
Description animals, dinosaurs, native plant trail
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Dinosaurs

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
Monterey
Monterey Bay Aquarium
806 Cannery Row
Monterey CA 93940
Phone 831 648-4800
Web Site www.mbayaq.org/
Description 300,000 plants and animals in 550 species
Type of Resource Science
Kind of Activity Sea Life
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
Owner/Operator: Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation

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