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  Illinois
Hinsdale
Robert Crown Center for Health Education
21 Salt Creek Lane
Hinsdale IL 60521
Phone 630 325-1900
Web Site http://www.health-ed.org/index.htm
Description offers health education programs by reservation only
Type of Resource Science
Industry /Profession Medical
New or Updated: 06/18/2003

  Illinois
Joliet
Herbert Trackman Planetarium
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet IL 60431
Phone 815 280-6682
Web Site http://www.jjc.cc.il.us/Planetarium/
Description limited public access
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

Illinois
Mt Prospect
National Amusement Park Historical Association
PO Box 83
Mt Prospect IL 60056
Phone ******
Web Site http://www.napha.org/
E-mail info@napha.org
Description dedicated to the history and preservation of parks and rides
Type of Resource Science
Kind of Activity Amusement Park
Nature of Group or Site Association

 

 

  IL

  Normal

  Illinois State University Planetarium

  College Avenue & School Street

  Normal  IL

  Phone  309 438-8756

  Web Site http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/~trw/planet.html

  E-mail  mailto:%20trw@phy.ilstu.edu

  Description  university planetarium with public shows

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  9/22/2007



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

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  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

  John Deere Planetarium

  Augustana College

  820 38th St

  Rock Island  IL   61201    

  Phone  309 794-7327

  Alt Phone   309 794-3405

  Web Site  http://www.augustana.edu/planetarium/

  Alt Web http://helios.augustana.edu/astronomy/

  Description  for group appointments

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  8/22/2007

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  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

 
  Sangamon State U Observatory
Astronomy-Physics
PO Box 19243
Springfield IL 62794
Phone 217 206-6600
Web Site http://www.uis.edu/astronomy/index.html
E-mail mailto:asp@uis.edu
Description star parties open to the public on fall weekend nights, introductory courses
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Observatory

Illinois
Urbana
U of IL Observatory
Dept of Astronomy
1002 West Green Street
Urbana IL 61801
Phone 217 333-3090
Web Site http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/
E-mail mailto:astronomy@uiuc.edu
Alt Web http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/~uias/observatour.html
Description restricted public access
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Observatory

 
  Indiana
Bloomington
WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology
116 West 6th Street #1
Bloomington IN 47404
Phone 812 337-1337
Web Site www.woderlab.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

Indiana
Clarksville
Falls of the Ohio State Park
201 Riverside Drive
Mail: PO Box 1327 Jeffersonville 47131
Clarksville IN
Phone 812 280-9970
Web Site http://www.fallsoftheohio.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils

 
  Indiana
Fort Wayne
Science Central
1950 North Clinton St
Fort Wayne IN 46805
Phone 219 424-2400
Web Site http://www.sciencecentral.org/
Toll Free 800 442-6376
E-mail mailto:info@sciencecentral.org
Description scientific skills such as measuring, observing, predicting, classifying
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 05/24/2003

Indiana
Indianapolis
J I Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis IN 46208
Phone 317 940-9333
Alt Phone 317 940-8333
Web Site http://www.butler.edu/holcomb/publictours.html
Description Planetarium and Observatory with telescope viewing one hour each evening
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

 
  Indiana
Notre Dame
Greene-Newland Herbarium
Department of Biological Sciences, Galvin Life Sciences
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame IN 46556
Phone
Web Site http://www.science.nd.edu/biology/gradfacilities.html
Description herbarium at Notre Dame
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Herbarium
 

  IN

  Richmond

  Joseph Moore Museum

  801 National Road West

  Richmond  IN  47374    

  Phone  765 983-1303

  Web Site http://www.waynet.org/nonprofit/jos_moore.htm

  Description  Collection features  fossils, since 1847

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  6/9/2007

 
  Indiana
Terre Haute
Children's Science & Technology Museum
523 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute IN 47807
Phone
812 235-5548
Web Site
http://www.cstm.org/
Description
Space Simulator, model airplanes, TV studio, music corner, thermal imaging
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus Children
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 06/27/2003
 
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