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  Ohio
Aurora
Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
1060 North Aurora Road
Aurora OH 44202
Phone 330 562-8303
Web Site http://www.sixflags.com/parks/worldsofadventure/home.asp
Alt Web http://www.coasterforce.com/sfohio.htm
Description includes former SeaWorld and Water park on 750 acres
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Entertainment
Kind of Activity Sea Life
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

 
Ohio
Cincinnati
Drake Planetarium
2020 Sherman Avenue
Cincinnati 45212
Phone 513 396-5578
Web Site www.iglou.com/drake/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

 

 

  OH

  Cleveland

  Great Lakes Science Center

  601 Erieside Avenue

  Cleveland  OH   44114    

  Phone  216 694-2000

  Web Site www.greatscience.com/

  Description  over 400 hands-on exhibits, Science Phenomena, Regional

                    Technologies, Great Lakes Environment, Polymers, Virtual Sports

  Type of Resource Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  6/11/2006


Ohio
Cleveland
HealthSpace Cleveland
8911 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44106
Phone 216 231-5010 ext 123
Fax 216 231-5129
e-mail mailto:coiner@healthspacecleveland.org
Web Site http://www.healthspacecleveland.org
Description
HealthSpace Cleveland (opening November 8, 2003) is The Health Museum of Cleveland completely transformed.  Our new 81,000 square-foot facility provides families and individuals a forum for discussing timely health issues, a place to learn through play, and up-to-the-minute information that can truly impact your health. (text courtesy of HealthSpace Cleveland)
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Industry /Profession Medical
Last changed:  5/21/2003
 
  Ohio
Columbus
COSI
333 West Broad Street
Columbus OH 43215
Phone 614 228-2674
Web Site http://cosi.org
Description
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus
Science Museum

Ohio State University Insect Collection
Museum of Biological Diversity
1315 Kinnear Road
Columbus OH 43210
Phone 614 292-8209
Web Site http://iris.biosci.ohio-state.edu/inscoll.html
Description insect collection is one of 5 major units of biological research collections
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Entomology
Last changed: 02/20/2003

Ohio
Columbus
OSU Museum of Biological Diversity
1315 Kinnear Road
Columbus OH
Phone
Web Site http://www.biosci.ohio-state.edu/~herb/museum/musehome.htm
Description research institution with six units - acarology (ticks & mites), bioacoustics (25,000 recordings of birds, arthropods, more), herbarium, insects 3.5 million specimens), zoology, fish, mollusc -- NOT A PUBLIC MUSEUM, CONTACT FOR RESEARCH ACCESS
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Biology
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  Dayton

  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

  2600 Deweese Parkway

  Dayton  OH   45414    

  Phone  937 275-7431

  Web Site www.boonshoftmuseum.org

  Description  Kids Playce, hall of the Universe, Ecotrek, TreeHouse, Space theater

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:  6/17/2006


Ohio
Kent
Kent State U Herbarium
128 Cunningham Hall
Kent OH 44242
Phone
Web Site http://dept.kent.edu/biology/herbarium.htm
Description 55,000 specimens, primarily flora of northern Ohio
Type of Resource  Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Herbarium
Era 1921
 
 

  OH

  Toledo

  COSI Toledo

  1 Discovery Way

  Toledo OH   43604    

  Phone 419 244-2674

  Web Site http://www.cositoledo.org/

  Description  hands-on science; engineering, water works, little kidspace, sports, life

                    force, exploration center

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  1/19/2007


Ohio
Toledo
Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory
University of Toledo
Mail Stop 113
Toledo OH 42606
Phone 419 530-4037
Alt Phone 419 530-2650
Web Site http://www.rpbo.utoledo.edu/
Description 40 foot domed auditorium, observatory features 6 inch refractor , deck with additional telescopes, public viewing
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Last changed: 02/17/2003
 
  Ohio
Wapakoneta
Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum
500 Apollo Drive
Wapakoneta OK 45895
Phone 419 738-8811
Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/armstron/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Space
 
 

  OK

  Enid

  Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse

  200 East Maple

  Enid OK   73701    

  Phone  580 233-2787

  Web Site www.leonardos.org

  Description  hands on and experiential exhibits, including simulated pace shuttle

                    and 3 story play structure

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  1/10/2007


Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
Kirkpatrick Science and Air Space Museum
2100 NE 52nd Street
Oklahoma City OK 73111
Phone 405 602-7664
Web Site http://www.omniplex.org/html/air_space.html
Toll Free 800 5327652
E-mail mailto:lhaun@omniplex.org
Description aviation from Wiley Post through space shuttle, part of Omniplex
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Aviation
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Field of Study/Science Facility Space
 
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Ashland
 
Science Works Hands-On Museum
 
1500 East Main Street
 
Ashland OR  97520    
 
Phone   541 482-6767
 
Web Site  http://scienceworksmuseum.com/
 
Alt Web  http://dailytidings.com/2001/news0207/headline/dt_news.html
 
Description  Take Flight, Pulley Chairs, Pendulum Painting, Make an Impression, Bubble-                    ology Room, more
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:  12/29/2003

  OR
 
Eugene
 
The Science Factory
 
2300 Leo Harris Parkway
 
Eugene     OR    97401    
 
Phone   541 682-7888
 
Web Site  http://www.sciencefactory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@sciencefactory.org
 
Description  hands on science
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:    2/23/2004

Oregon
Portland
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
1945 SE Water Avenue
Portland OR 97214
Phone
Web Site www.omsi.edu/
Description earth science, life science, information science, physical science, space science
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Building Type Ship
Kind of Activity Omnimax
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

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