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Explore Science: Earth & Space 2017 toolkit recipients


2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit recipients


NISE Network partners awarded a physical 2017 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit.

Listed alphabetically by state and city:

AK, Anchorage, Anchorage Museum,
AK, Fairbanks, EarthScope National Office,
AK, Fairbanks, University of Alaska Museum of the North,
AK, Kenai, Challenger Learning Center of Alaska,
AL, Birmingham, McWane Science Center,
AL, Mobile, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center,
AL, Huntsville, U.S. Space & Rocket Center,
AR, Hot Springs, Mid-America Science Museum,
AR, Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, Center for Math and Science Education,
AR, Jonesboro, Arkansas State University Museum,
AZ, Tempe, Arizona State University,
AZ, Phoenix, Arizona Science Center,
AZ, Tucson, Children's Museum Tucson,
CA, Arcata, HSU Natural History Museum,
CA, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley,
CA, Chico, Gateway Science Museum,
CA, Downey, Columbia Memorial Space Center,
CA, Escondido, San Diego Children's Discovery Museum,
CA, Palmdale, AERO Institute,
CA, Los Angeles, California Science Center,
CA, Irvine, Pretend City Children's Museum,
CA, Modesto, Great Valley Museum,
CA, Moffett Field, NASA Ames Research Center,
CA, Oakland, Chabot Space & Science Center,
CA, Redding, Turtle Bay Exploration Park,
CA, Sacramento, Powerhouse Science Center,
CA, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento Children's Musuem,
CA, San Diego, Fleet Science Center,
CA, San Francisco, California Academy of Sciences,
CA, Temecula, Friends of the Temecula Children's Museum dba Pennypickle's Workshop,
CO, Denver, Denver Museum of Nature and Science,
CO, Greeley, Poudre Learning Center,
CO, Durango, Powerhouse Science Center,
CT, Bridgeport, The Discovery Museum, Inc.,
CT, New Haven, Southern CT State University /Yale,
CT, Niantic, Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut,
CT, Norwalk, Stepping Stones Museum for Children,
DC, Washington, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum,
DE, Wilmington, Delaware Museum of Natural History,
FL, Fort Lauderdale, Museum of  Discovery and Science, Inc.,
FL, Fort Myers, Imaginarium Science Center,
FL, Gainesville, Florida Museum of Natural History,
FL, Marathon, Crane Point Museum and Nature Center,
FL, Naples, Children's Museum of Naples,
FL, Tampa, Museum of Science and Industry,
FL, Pensacola, Pensacola MESS Hall,
FL, St. Petersburg, Great Explorations Children's Museum,
FL, Tallahassee, Challenger Learning Center,
FL, Titusville, U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum,
FL, West Palm Beach, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium,
FL, Orlando, Orlando Science Center,
GA, Albany, Thronateeska Heritage Center,
GA, Atlanta, Fernbank Museum of Natural History,
GA, Macon, Museum of Arts and Sciences,
HI, Hilo, Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii,
HI, Honolulu, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum,
HI, Honolulu, Hawaii Children's Discovery Center,
HI, Kihei, Maui Science Center,
IA, Des Moines, Science Center of Iowa,
IA, Sioux CIty, LaunchPAD Children's Museum,
ID, Idaho Falls, Museum of Idaho,
IL, Aurora, SciTech Hands On Museum,
IL, Champaign, Orpheum Children's Science Museum,
IL, Bourbonnais, Exploration Station...a children's museum,
IL, Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry,
IL, Normal, Children's Discovery Museum,
IL, Oak Lawn, Children's Museum in Oak Lawn,
IL, Peoria, Peoria Riverfront Museum,
IL, Rockford, Discovery Center Museum,
IL, Woodstock, Challenger Learning Center,
IN, Indianapolis, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis,
IN, Crawfordsville, Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County,
IN, Fort Wayne, Science Central, Inc.,
IN, Hammond, Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana,
IN, Muncie, Muncie Children's Museum,
KS, Holton, Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory,
KS, Atchison, Atchison County Historical Society,
KS, TOPEKA, Kansas Children's Discovery Center,
KS, Wichita, Exploration Place,
KY, Louisville, Kentucky Science Center,
KY, Richmond, Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University,
KY, Prestonsburg, East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium,
LA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Art & Science Museum/Irene W. Pennington Planetarium,
LA, Shreveport, Sci-Port:Louisiana's Science Center,
LA, Luling, St. Charles Parish Library Planetarium,
MA, Acton, The Discovery Museums,
MA, Boston, Museum of Science Boston,
MA, Nantucket, Maria Mitchell Association,
MA, Norwell, South Shore Natural Science Center,
MD, Baltimore, Port Discovery Children's Museum,
MD, Columbia, James and Anne Robinson Nature Center,
MD, Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg Community Museum,
MD, Rockville, Rockville Science Center, Inc.,
ME, Bangor, Maine Discovery Museum,
ME, Orono, Emera Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium,
ME, Hinckley, L.C.Bates Museum,
MI, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum,
MI, Detroit, Michigan Science Center,
MI, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Children's Museum,
MI, Jackson, Imagine Planet,
MI, Portage, Air Zoo,
MI, Lansing, Impression 5 Science Center,
MI, Traverse City, Great Lakes Children's Museum,
MI, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Valley Museum,
MN, Bemidji, Headwaters Science Center,
MN, Duluth, Duluth Children's Museum,
MN, Saint Paul, Science Museum of Minnesota,
MO, Malden, Bootheel Youth Museum,
MO, Rolla, The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center,
MO, Saint Louis, Saint Louis Science Center,
MO, Kansas City, Kansas City's Science Center, Science City at Union Station Kansas City, Inc.,
MS, Gulfport, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center,
MS, Jackson, Mississippi Children's Museum,
MS, Pearlington, INFINITY Science Center,
MT, Billings, Wise Wonders Children's Museum,
MT, Bozeman, Montana State University / Extended University,
MT, Helena, ExplorationWorks,
MT, Missoula, spectrUM Discovery Area,
NC, Rosman, Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute,
NC, Durham, Museum of Life and Science,
NC, Chapel Hill, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center,
NC, Charlotte, Discovery Place,
NC, Chapel Hill, Kidzu Children's Museum,
NC, Raleigh, Marbles Kids Museum,
NC, Graham, Children's Museum of Alamance County,
NC, Greensboro, Greensboro Children's Museum,
NC, Greensboro, Greensboro Science Center,
NC, Hendersonville, Hands On! - A Child's Gallery,
NC, Elizabeth City, Port Discover,
NC, Winston-Salem, SciWorks Science Center,
NC, Raleigh, NC Museum of Natural Sciences,
NC, Lumberton, Robeson Planetarium and Science Center,
NC, Wilmington, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science,
ND, Bismarck, Gateway to Science,
NE, Kearney, Kearney Area Children's Museum,
NE, Lincoln, Lincoln Children's Museum,
NH, Concord, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,
NH, Keene, Cheshire Children's Museum,
NH, Manchester, SEE Science Center,
NJ, Glassboro, Edelman Planetarium,
NJ, High Bridge, New Jersey Astronomical Association (The Paul Robinson Observatory),
NJ, Jersey City, Liberty Science Center,
NJ, Newark, Newark Museum,
NJ, Princeton, Princeton University,
NM, Alamogordo, New Mexico Museum of Space History,
NM, Albuquerque, Explora,
NM, Albuquerque, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science,
NM, Farmington, E3 Children's Museum and Science Center,
NM, Los Alamos, Bradbury Science Museum,
NM, Roswell, Roswell Museum and Art Center,
NM, Las Cruces, Las Cruces Museum System,
NV, Las Vegas, DISCOVERY Children's Museum,
NV, Reno, Fleischmann Planetarium,
NV, Reno, The Discovery Musuem,
NY, Corona, New York Hall of Science,
NY, Vestal, Kopernik Observatory & Science Center,
NY, Buffalo, Buffalo Museum of Science,
NY, Schenectady, miSci - museum of innovation and science,
NY, Port Jefferson, Maritime Explorium,
NY, Upton, Brookhaven National Labratory Science Learning Center,
NY, Garden City, Long Island Children's Museum,
NY, Ithaca, Sciencenter,
NY, New York, American Museum of Natural History,
NY, New York, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum,
NY, Oneonta, AJ Read Science Discovery Center at SUNY Oneonta,
NY, Rochester, Rochester Museum & Science Center,
NY, Troy, SUNY Poly CMOST,
NY, Syracuse, Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology,
NY, Utica, Utica Children's Museum,
NY, Garden City, Cradle of Aviation Museum,
OH, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Museum Center,
OH, Columbus, COSI,
OH, Dayton, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery,
OH, Mount Vernon, SPI Spot,
OH, Newark, The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology,
OH, Bay Village, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center,
OH, Youngstown, OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology,
OK, Enid, Leonardo's Children's Museum,
OK, Oklahoma City, Science Museum Oklahoma,
OK, Stillwater, Oklahoma Wondertorium,
OK, Tulsa, Tulsa Children's Museum,
OR, Ashland, ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum,
OR, Eugene, Science Factory,
OR, Portland, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry,
PA, Allentown, Da Vinci Science Center,
PA, Lancaster, North Museum of Nature and Science,
PA, Philadelphia, Franklin Institute Science Museum,
PA, Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center,
PA, State College, Discovery Space of Central PA,
PR, Arecibo, Arecibo Observatory,
SC, Hilton Head Island, The Sandbox Children's Museum,
SC, Greenville, Roper Mountain Science Center,
SC, Myrtle Beach, Children's Museum of South Carolina,
SC, Rock Hill, Museum of York County,
SD, Pierre, South Dakota Discovery Center,
SD, Sioux Falls, Washington Pavilion,
TN, Chattanooga, Creative Discovery Museum,
TN, Johnson City, Hands On! Regional Museum,
TN, Knoxville, Muse Knoxville,
TN, Memphis, Pink Palace Museum Education Department,
TN, Murfreesboro, Discovery Center,
TN, Nashville, Adventure Science Center,
TN, Oak Ridge, American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE),
TN, Union City, Discovery Park of America,
TX, Amarillo, Don Harrington Discovery Center,
TX, Arlington, The Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington,
TX, Brownsville, The Children's Museum of Brownsville,
TX, Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History,
TX, Dallas, Frontiers of Flight Museum,
TX, Dallas, Perot Museum of Nature and Science,
TX, Fort Worth, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History,
TX, Houston, Children's Museum of Houston,
TX, Lubbock, Science Spectrum Museum,
TX, Midland, Sibley Nature Center,
TX, McAllen, International Museum of Art and Science,
TX, San Antonio, Scobee Education Center,
TX, Cedar Park, Texas Museum of Science & Tewchnology,
TX, Texarkana, Texarkana Museums System,
TX, Tyler, Discovery Science Place,
TX, Austin, Thinkery,
UT, Lehi, Thanksgiving point institute,
UT, Salt Lake City, Natural History Museum of Utah,
UT, Salt Lake City, University of Utah South Physics Observatory,
VA, Fairfax, Children's Science Center,
VA, Charlottesville, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), 
VA, Portsmouth, Children's Museum of Virginia,
VA, Radford, Radford University/Radford University Planetarium,
VA, Danville, Danville Science Center,
VT, St. Johnsbury, Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium,
VT, Norwich, Montshire Museum of Science,
VT, Burlington, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain,
WA, Everett, Imagine Children's Museum,
WA, Mukilteo, Institute of Flight,
WA, OIympia, WET Science Center,
WA, Bainbridge Island, Kids Discovery Museum,
WA, Pullman, Palouse Discovery Science Center,
WA, Spokane, Mobius Spokane,
WA, Walla Walla, The Children's Museum of Walla Walla,
WI, Appleton, Paper Discovery Center,
WI, Eau Claire, The Children's Museum of Eau Claire,
WI, Green Bay, The Children's Museum of Green Bay,
WI, Sheboygan, Above & Beyond Children's Museum,
WI, Madison, Madison Children's Museum,
WI, Sheboygan, Spaceport Sheboygan,
WI, Milwaukee, Betty Brinn Children's Museum,
WI, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Museum,
WV, Morgantown, Spark! Imagination and Science Center,
WY, Lander, Lander Children's Museum,
WY, Casper, The Science Zone,
WY, Thermopolis, Wyoming Dinosaur Center,

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This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award numbers NNX16AC67A and 80NSSC18M0061. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).