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    MA
 
Acton
 
The Discovery Museums
 
177 Main Street
 
Route 27
 
Acton  MA  01720
 
Phone   978 264-4200
 
Web Site  www.ultranet.com/~discover/science.html
 
Description  basic science and math activities in 2 separate buildings, one for toddlers, he other for school aged children
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:  6/21/2005


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Massachusetts
Amherst
Museum of Zoology, U Mass
Department of Biology
U Mass Amherst
Amherst MA 01003
Phone
Web Site
Description preserved animals
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Biology
 

  MA

  Boston

  Museum of Science

  Science Park

  Boston      MA           02114    

  Phone   617 723-2500

  Web Site  www.mos.org

  E-mail  mailto:information@mos.org

  Description  all scientific areas, IMAX, Planetarium, Laser, Digital 3-D Cinema

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:              1/9/2006

 

 

  MA

  Boston

  New England Aquarium

  Central Wharf

  Boston  MA      02110    

  Phone   617 973-5200

  Web Site  www.neaq.org/

  Description  penguins, sharks, giant ocean tank, harbor islands, animal rescue

  Type of Resource   Science

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:           1/10/2006

  MA
  Cambridge
  Harvard U Mineralogical and Geological Museum
 
24 Oxford Street
  Cambridge MA  02138    
  Phone  617 495-3045
  Web Site  http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/information/
 
Description  More than 6000 mineral specimens, concentration on New England
  Type of Resource  Science
  Primary Focus  Science Museum
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals
  New or Updated:  07/23/2003 

 

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  MA
 
Cambridge
  Harvard U Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models
 
24 Oxford Street
  Cambridge MA  02138   
 
Phone  617 495-2326
  Web Site  http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/information/
 
Description  Glass models of plants and plant parts made in the early 1900s
 
Type of Resource  Science
  Primary Focus  Science Museum
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
  Collection G-M  Glass
  New or Updated:  07/23/2003 

  MA
 
Springfield
 
Springfield Science Museum
 
220 State Street
 
Springfield  MA  01103 
  Phone  413 263-6800
 
Web Site  http://www.quadrangle.org/
 
Description  Dinosaur Hall with life-size T. Rex, Mineral Hall, Planetarium
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
   
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:  10/21/2003

 
    MA
 
Woods Hole
 
Fisheries Aquarium
 
166 Water Street
 
Woods Hole  MA  02543     
 
Phone  508 495-2001
 
Web Site  http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/omi/aquarium/
 
Description  Research arm of NOAA operates facility at site of  northeast research
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium
 
New or Updated:  09/20/2003

  Massachusetts

  Woods Hole

  Woods Hole Ocean Science Exhibit Center

  15 School Street

  Woods Hole   MA  02543    

  Phone  508 289-2663

  Alt Phone  508 289-2700

  Web Site http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=9135

  Description  science research projects, vessels & tools at well-known research center

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oceanography

  New or Updated:  6/25/2007


 
MA

  Worcester

  Ecotarium

  222 Harrington Way

  Worcester   MA    01604    

  Phone  508 929-2700

  Web Site http://www.ecotarium.org/

  E-mail   mailto:info@ecotarium.org

  Description  museum and wildlife center

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Collection N-Z   Gems

  New or Updated:  6/18/2007

 
 

 MD

  Arnold

  Herbarium at Anne Arundel Community College

  101 College Parkway

  Arnold  MD   21012    

  Phone  410 541-2260

  Web Site *****

  E-mail  mailto:llhirsch@mail.aacc.cc.md.us

  Alt Web http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/gardensc.html

  Description

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium

  New or Updated:  6/22/2007

  MD
 
Baltimore
 
Maryland Science Center
 
601 Light Street
 
Baltimore  MD  21230  
 
Phone  410 685-5225
 
Web Site  http://www.mdsci.org/
 
Description  Chesapeake Bay experiment, science arcade, KIDS room for 3-7
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Kind of Activity  IMAX
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:  10/08/2003
 

  MD

  Baltimore

  National Aquarium in Baltimore

  501 E Pratt Street

  Baltimore  MD   21202    

  Phone   410 576-3800

  Web Site  www.aqua.org/

  Description  14,000 animals, Animal Planet Australia, Frogs, Dolphin Amphitheater

  Type of Resource  Science

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:  4/18/2006

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Maryland
Galesville
Carrie Weedon Science Center
911 Galesville Road
Galesville MD 20765
Phone 410 222-1625
Web Site http://www.aacps.org/aacps/boe/INSTR/CURR/scien/carriew.html
Description extensive educational programs
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
New or Updated: 06/21/2003

 

  Greenbelt

  NSSDC Photo Gallery

  Greenbelt   MD

  Web Site http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/

  E-mail  mailto:ed.bell@gsfc.nasa.gov

  Description  pictures from NASA, space missions, satellites, Hubble telescope

  Type of Resource  Science

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  New or Updated:   6/3/2007

Maryland
Lanham-Seabrook
Howard Owens Science Center
9601 Greenbelt Road
Lanham-Seabrook MD 20706
Phone 301 918-8750
Web Site http://www.pgcps.pg.k12.md.us/~hbowens/
Description operated by county school system for student programs only
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 06/26/2003


  MD

  Stevenson

  Irvine Nature Center

  8400 Greenspring Avenue

  Stevenson  MD    21153    

  Phone  410 484-2413

  Web Site http://www.explorenature.org/

  Description  programs, classes, museum, walking trail, live animals

  Type of Resource  Science

  Kind of Activity  Animals

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:  4/21/2007

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