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Science Colorado - Delaware

 
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  CO

  Boulder

  Geological Society of America

  3300 Penrose Place

  PO Box 9140

  Boulder  CO    80301    

  Phone   303 447-2020  Web Site  http://www.geosociety.org

  Description  professional association for geologists of all stripes

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  New or Updated:      3/26/2005


 

  CO

  Colorado Springs

  May Natural History Museum & Museum of Space Explo

  710 Rock Creek Canyon Road

  Colorado Springs  CO        80926    

  Phone   719 576-0450

  Web Site  http://www.maymuseum-camp-rvpark.com/museum_center.htm

  Toll Free  800 666-3841

  Alt Web  http://www.pikes-peak.com/NaturalHistory/

  Description  tropical invertebrates including insects, butterflies and bats, space museum is mostly  NASA photos and films, plus aircraft and space vehicle models

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Insects

  Collection A-F Butterflies

  New or Updated:             4/29/2005


Colorado
Fort Collins
Discovery Center Science Museum
703 E Prospect Road
Fort Collins CO 80525
Phone 970 472-3990
Alt Phone 970 493-2182
Web Sitewww.dcsm.org/
Description hands on science museum: electricity, biology, light, communication, energy, machines
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Astronomy

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  Colorado
Golden
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
16th & Maple
Golden CO 80401
Phone 303 273-3823
Alt Phone 303 273-3815
Web Site http://www.mines.edu/academic/geology/museum/
Alt Web http://lariatloop.org/VirtualTour/CSMGM.html
Description 75,000 minerals, fossils, gemstones & rocks from Colorado and around the world
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
New or Updated: 03/28/2003

Colorado
Golden
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden CO 80401
Phone 303 384-6565
Web Site http://www.nrel.gov/visitors_center/
E-mail mailto:visitor_center@nrel.gov
Description Visitors center with solar, wind, fuel and information resource center
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Industrial
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry /Profession Energy
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

Colorado
Golden
USGS National Earthquake Information Center
1711 Illinois Street, CO School of Mines
MAIL USGS Box 25046 MS967, Denver 80225
Golden CO
Phone
303 273-8500
Web Site http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/general/handouts/tour.html
Description tour US center for seismographic information, earthquake monitoring & research -- by appt only
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Local Tours
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study  Geology
New or Updated: 05/12/2003
 

  CO

  Lakewood

  Jeffco Schoools Planetarium

  190 Kipling St

  Lakewood  CO   80215    

  Phone  303 982-7278

  Web Site http://jeffcoweb.jeffco.k12.co.us/isu/science/planet/

  Alt Web http://www.stellarium.com/html/johnson_planetarium.html

  Description  offering programs to student & teachers

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  8/1/2006

 
Colorado
Morrison
Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center
16831 West Alameda Pkwy
Morrison CO 80465
Phone 303 697-3466
Web Site http://www.dinoridge.org/
Description fossil rich area with stratigraphy revealing multiple eras, visitor center with guidebooks and organized tours
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
New or Updated: 04/12/2003
 

 

Connecticut
Bridgeport
Discovery Museum Bridgeport
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport CT 06604
Phone 203 372-3521
Web Site www.discoverymuseum.org
Description science to see, hear, and touch: 100+ exhibits, also 18th-20th century American art, 1788 Brooks House
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
 

  CT

  Mystic

  Mystic  Aquarium Institute for Exploration

  55 Coogan Boulevard

  Mystic  CT   06355    

  Phone  860 572-5955

  Web Site www.mysticaquarium.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@mysticaquarium.org

  Description  Alaskan coast, Challenge of the Deep, Pribilof Islands, Sunlit Seas,

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity  Sea Life

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:  8/1/2006


 

  CT

  New London

  Science Epicenter & DNA Learning Center

  33 Gallows Lane

  New London  CT   06320    

  Phone   860 442-0391

  Web Site  www.scec.conncoll.edu

  Description  over 100  interactive exhibits, sound room, light & Laser room, salt and fresh water   activities

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  12/11/2005

  Connecticut
Norwalk
Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk
10 North Water St
Norwalk CT 06830
Phone 203 852-0700
Web Site www.maritimeaquarium.org/
Description aquarium centered on sea life of Long Island Sound, Maritime Hall museum with hands on displays
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

Connecticut
West Hartford
Science Center of Connecticut
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford CT 06119
Phone 860 231-2824
Web Site www.sciencecenterct.org
Description multi-faceted center with wildlife sanctuary, hands on science exhibits, full size walk in Sperm Whale, Planetarium
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Association of Science-Technology Centers

  1025 Vermont Avenue NW

  Suite 500

  Washington  DC   20005    

  Phone   202 783-7200

  Web Site  www.astc.org/

  E-mail   info@astc.org

  Description  Professional association for science museums 550 members worldwide

  Type of Resource   Science
 
Kind of Activity  Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:   2/26/2006


DC
Washington
Council of Scientific Society Presidents
1155 16th Street NW
Washington  DC  20036    
 
Phone  202 873-4452
 
Alt Phone  202 872-6230
 
Web Site  http://www.mdsg.umces.edu/CSSP/CSSPsocs.html
 
E-mail  cssp@asc.org
 
Description  organization has links to most professional societies in most disciplines
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Kind of Activity  Link List
 
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003
 
  DC
Washington
National Aquarium
Dept of Commerce Bldg, Room B-077
11th St & Constitution Ave NW
Washington DC 20230
Phone 202 482-2825
Web Site http://www.nationalaquarium.com/
E-mail mailto:gsi.aquarium@erols.com
Description located in Dept of Commerce, self-guided tour 45 minutes - 1 hour
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
Last changed: 02/15/2003

DC
Washington
Rock Creek Nature Center & Planetarium
3545 Williamsburg Lane NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone
202 895-6000
Alt Phone 202 895-6070
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/rocr/
E-mail mailto:rocr_superintendent@nps.gov
Description nature trails, historic sites, and a planetarium, as well as recreational
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Mill
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 04/06/2003
 
 

  DE

  Newark

  U Delaware Mineralogical Museum

  Penny Hall

  Newark  DE  19716    

  Phone  302 831-8242

  Web Site www.museums.udel.edu

  Description  5000 specimens, 600 on display, core of collection purchased from

                    Tiffany in New York

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study  Minerals

  New or Updated:   1/13/2007

 
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