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The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, whose mission is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. The Center for Sonoran Desert Studies conducts the educational and scientific functions of the Museum and is a hub for research, education and conservation of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Space science
 
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The Marian Koshland Science Museum features state-of-the-art exhibits that present the complexities of science in an engaging and accessible way to the general public. Best enjoyed by visitors ages 13 and older, the museum explores current scientific issues at the core of many of the nation?s public policy decisions, as presented in reports by the National Academies. The website includes current news ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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The Humboldt State University Natural History Museum, through its collections, exhibits, and programs, seeks to inspire in visitors of all ages an understanding and appreciation of the dynamic natural world and provide a learning laboratory for Humboldt State University students. The Fossils Through Time exhibit illustrates 544 million years of the evolution of life on Earth, showcasing the Museum?s ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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The Natural History Museum shows a number of traveling exhibits, with past exhibits archived on the website. Permanent exhibits include a special place for children five and under called the Nature Nest, designed to familiarize young children with the plants and animals around them, using live animals and rotating themes. At the Naturalist Center, visitors can view and touch almost anything in the ... Full description.
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Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology
 
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The mission of the Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the oceans. The Aquarium website has extensive information on conservation efforts world wide, ways in which the public can help, as well as a slide show of exhibit highlights. There are more than fifty online videos with related educational links, and a kid?s corner with live web cams, activities and games, Discover Diving, Student ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The Riverside Metropolitan Museum is a center for learning and a community museum that collects, exhibits and interprets cultural and natural history. The Museum collects, preserves and interprets specimens that document the natural setting of Riverside and the region around it, and includes exhibits and education on plants, animals, people and the geological setting for their activities. Nature Lab ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology
 
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The Exploratorium is a world-renowned exhibit facility, and provides a plethora of resources for teachers, the public, and the Earth science education community. One of the first science museums to go online, The Exploratorium?s website contains over eighteen thousand web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. The website features an online digital library, Educator Newsletter, Hands-On Activities, ... Full description.
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Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Physics, Space science
 
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Although the term "museum" usually evokes a vision of long halls lined with exhibits, the University of California Museum of Paleontology is more like a library representing more than a billion years of life on Earth. It is an active center of research, housing one of the nation's largest fossil collections as well as state-of-the-art facilities for the study of these fossils. Research focuses on ... Full description.
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Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Paleontology, Biological oceanography
 
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Lawrence Hall of Science is a resource center for preschool through high school science and mathematics education, and a public science center with hands-on experiences for learners of all ages. Home of the William Knox Holt Planetarium, there is extensive educational programming centered on astronomy, including Planetarium Activities for Student Success kits for purchase that illustrate basic principles ... Full description.
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Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Mathematics, Natural hazards, Physics, Space science
 
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The Explorit Science Center is a regional, hands-on exhibits facility providing both onsite and, with the Explorit Van, offsite science educational programming to small and large groups. The Center has a number of changing hands-on exhibits called "explorits" developed in-house for each annual season of public exhibitions. For groups, Discovery Lessons are available which support math and science ... Full description.
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Paleontology, History and philosophy of science, Natural hazards, Physics, Space science
 
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