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Explore Science: Earth & Space 2018 toolkit recipients

NISE Network partners awarded a physical 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit.

Physical kits were shipped in January 2018.

Listed alphabetically by state and city:

AK, Anchorage, Anchorage Museum,

AK, Fairbanks, Fairbanks Children's Museum,

AK, Fairbanks, University of Alaska Museum of the North,

AL, Birmingham, McWane Science Center,

AL, Huntsville, U.S. Space & Rocket Center,

AL, Mobile, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center,

AR, Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, Center for Math and Science Education,

AR, Hot Springs, Mid-America Science Museum,

AR, Jonesboro, Arkansas State University Museum,

AZ, Phoenix, Arizona Science Center,

AZ, Tempe, Arizona State University, School for the Future of Innovation in Society (ASU SFIS),

AZ, Tucson, Children's Museum Tucson,

AZ, Yuma, Children's Museum of Yuma County,

CA, Arcata, Humboldt State University Natural History Museum (HSU),

CA, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science,

CA, Chico, Gateway Science Museum (Cal State University Chico),

CA, Escondido, San Diego Children's Discovery Museum,

CA, Eureka, Redwood Discovery Museum,

CA, Irvine, Pretend City Children's Museum,

CA, Lodi, World of Wonders WOW Science Museum,

CA, Modesto, Modesto Junior College - The Great Valley Museum Planetarium,

CA, Modesto, National Ag Science Center,

CA, Newbury Park, Discovery Center for Science and Technology,

CA, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento Children's Museum,

CA, Redding, Turtle Bay Exploration Park,

CA, Sacramento, Powerhouse Science Center,

CA, San Diego, Fleet Science Center,

CA, San Francisco, California Academy of Sciences (Cal Academy),

CA, San Francisco, Children's Creativity Museum,

CA, Temecula, Pennypickle's Workshop, the Temecula Children's Museum,

CO, Boulder, CU Science Discovery, University of Colorado Boulder,

CO, Boulder, University of Colorado Boulder - Fiske Planetarium,

CO, Denver, Denver Museum of Nature & Science,

CO, Durango, Powerhouse Science Center (formerly Durango Discovery Museum),

CO, Vail, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens,

CT, Bridgeport, Discovery Museum and Planetarium,

CT, Bristol, Imagine Nation Children's Museum,

CT, Niantic, Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut,

CT, Norwalk, Stepping Stones Museum for Children,

CT, West Hartford, The New Children's Museum,

DC, Washington, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum,

DE, Wilmington, Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH),

FL, Fort Lauderdale, Museum of Discovery and Science,

FL, Fort Myers, IMAG History and Science Center ,

FL, Fort Walton Beach, Emerald Coast Science Center,

FL, Marathon, Crane Point Museum and Nature Center,

Fl, Naples, Golisano Children's Museum of Naples,

FL, Orlando, Orlando Science Center,

FL, Pensacola, Pensacola MESS Hall,

FL, St. Petersburg, Great Explorations, The Children's Museum,

FL, Tallahassee, Challenger Learning Center - Tallahassee,

FL, Tampa Bay, Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI),

FL, Titusville, American Space Museum and U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum,

FL, West Palm Beach, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium,

GA, Atlanta, Fernbank Museum of Natural History,

GA, Macon, Museum of Arts and Sciences - Mark Smith Planetarium,

HI, Hilo, `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i,

HI, Honolulu, Bishop Museum,

HI, Honolulu, Hawaii Children's Discovery Center,

HI, Kihei, Maui Science Center,

IA, Bettendorf, Family Museum of Arts and Science,

IA, Des Moines, Science Center of Iowa,

ID, Boise, Discovery Center of Idaho,

ID, Idaho Falls, Museum of Idaho,

ID, Pocatello, Idaho Museum of Natural History,

IL, Aurora, SciTech Hands On Museum,

IL, Carbondale, The Science Center,

IL, Champaign, Orpheum Children's Science Museum,

IL, Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry (MSI),

IL, DeKalb, Northern Illinois University Smart Space Learning Center (STEM Outreach) ,

IL, Edwardsville, Edwardsville Children’s Museum,

IL, Normal, Children's Discovery Museum,

IL, Oak Lawn, Children's Museum in Oak Lawn,

IL, Oak Park, Wonder Works Children's Museum,

IL, Peoria, Peoria Riverfront Museum,

IL, Rockford, Discovery Center Museum,

IL, Woodstock, Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology,

IN, Bloomington, WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology,

IN, Columbus, kidscommons: columbus' community children's museum,

IN, Crawfordsville, Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County,

IN, Fort Wayne, Science Central,

IN, Hammond, Challenger Learning Center - NW Indiana,

IN, Indianapolis, Children's Museum of Indianapolis,

IN, Indianapolis, Link Observatory Space Science Institute,

IN, Lafayette, Imagination Station,

IN, Muncie, Muncie Children's Museum,

KS, Atchison, Atchison County Historical Society,

KS, Holton, Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory,

KS, Overland Park, Museum at Prairiefire,

KS, Topeka, Kansas Children's Discovery Center,

KS, Wichita, Exploration Place,

KY, Lexington, Living Arts and Science Center,

KY, Prestonsburg, East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium,

KY, Richmond, Eastern Kentucky University - Hummel Planetarium,

LA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Art and Science Museum,

LA, Luling, St. Charles Parish Library Planetarium,

LA, Manderville, Children's Museum of St. Tammany,

LA, Shreveport, Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center,

LA, Thibodaux, Bayou County Children's Museum,

MA, Boston, Museum of Science, Boston,

MA, Holyoke, Children's Museum at Holyoke,

MA, Nantucket, Maria Mitchell Association,

MA, Norwell, South Shore Natural Science Center,

MD, Baltimore, Port Discovery Children's Museum,

MD, Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg Community Museum,…

MD, Hagerstown, Discovery Station at Hagerstown,

MD, Rockville, Rockville Science Center,

ME, Bangor, Maine Discovery Museum,

ME, Hinckley, L.C.Bates Museum,

MI, Alpena, Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan,

MI, Battle Creek, Kingman Museum,

MI, Detroit, Michigan Science Center,

MI, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Children's Museum,

MI, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Public Museum,

MI, Jackson, Imagine Planet,

MI, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Valley Museum,

MI, Lansing, Impression 5 Science Center,

MI, Traverse City, Great Lakes Children's Museum,

MN, Bemidji, Headwaters Science Center,

MN, Duluth, Duluth Children's Museum,

MN, Minneapolis, The Bakken Museum,

MN, Saint Paul, Bell Museum of Natural History,

MN, Saint Paul, Science Museum of Minnesota,

MO, Kansas City, Science City at Union Station,

MO, Malden, Bootheel Youth Museum,

MO, Rolla, The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center,

MO, Saint Louis, Saint Louis Science Center,

MS, Gulfport, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center,

MS, Pearlington, Infinity Science Center,

MT, Billings, Wise Wonders - A Montana Children's Museum,

MT, Bozeman, Montana State University Extended University - Burns Technology Center (MSU),

MT, Helena, Exploration Works!,

MT, Missoula, University of Montana - spectrUM Discovery Area,

NC, Boone, The Children's Playhouse,

NC, Chapel Hill, Kidzu Children's Museum,

NC, Charlotte, Discovery Place, Inc.,

NC, Durham, Museum of Life + Science,

NC, Greensboro, Greensboro Children's Museum,

NC, Greensboro, Greensboro Science Center,

NC, Hendersonville, Hands On! - A Child's Gallery,

NC, Raleigh, Marbles Kids Museum,

NC, Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences,

NC, Rosman, Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), Http://

NC, Sunset Beach, Museum of Coastal Carolina - Ingram Planetarium,

NC, Wilmington, Cape Fear Museum,

NC, Winston-Salem, Kaleideum North,

ND, Bismarck, Gateway to Science,

NE, Kearney, Kearney Area Children's Museum ,

NE, Kearney, University of Nebraska - Kearney,

NH, Concord, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,

NH, Manchester, SEE Science Center,

NJ, Glassboro, Rowan University - Edelman Planetarium,

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,

NM, Farmington, E3 Children's Museum & Science Center,

NM, Las Cruces, Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science,

NM, Los Alamos, Los Alamos National Laboratory- Bradbury Science Museum,

NM, Los Alamos, Pajarito Environmental Education Center,

NM, Roswell, Roswell Museum and Art Center,

NV, Reno, Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum,

NY, Buffalo, Buffalo Museum of Science,

NY, Garden City, Cradle of Aviation Museum,

NY, Garden City, Long Island Children's Museum (LICM),

NY, Ithaca, Sciencenter,

NY, New York, American Museum of Natural History (AMNH),

NY, Oneonta, AJ Read Science Discovery Center at Oneonta,

NY, Port Jefferson, Maritime Explorium,

NY, Rochester, Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC),

NY, Rye, Westchester Children's Museum,

NY, Schenectady, miSci Museum of Innovation and Science (formery the Schenectady Museum),

NY, Syracuse, Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MoST),

NY, Troy, SUNY Poly Children's Museum of Science & Technology (CMOST),

NY, Upton, Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Learning Center (BNL),

NY, Vestal, Kopernik Observatory & Science Center,

NY, Yonkers, Hudson River Museum - Andrus Planetarium,

OH, Akron, Akron Children's Museum,

OH, Bay Village, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center,

OH, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Observatory Center,

OH, Cleveland, Great Lakes Science Center,

OH, Findlay, Children's Museum of Findlay,

OH, Mount Vernon, SPI Spot (Science Play-Space Initiative),

OH, Newark, The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology,

OH, Sylvania, Lourdes University - Appold Planetarium,

OH, Youngstown, OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology,

OK, Oklahoma City, Science Museum Oklahoma,

OK, Stillwater, Oklahoma Wondertorium,

OK, Tulsa, Tulsa Children's Museum,

OR, Ashland, ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum,

OR, Eugene, The Science Factory,

OR, Portland, OMSI,

PA, Erie, ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum,

PA, Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center,

PA, State College, Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania,

PR, Arecibo, Arecibo Observatory - Angel Ramos Foundation Visitor Center,

RI, Providence, Roger Williams Park Museum of Natural History and Planetarium,

RI, Saunderstown, Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA),

SC, Greenville, Roper Mountain Science Center,

SC, Hilton Head Island, The Sandbox: An Interactive Children's Museum,

SC, Rock Hill, Museum Of York County - Main Street Children’s Museum, Culture & Heritage Museums,

SD, Pierre, South Dakota Discovery Center,

SD, Sioux Falls, Kirby Science Discovery Center at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science,

TN, Chattanooga, Creative Discovery Museum,

TN, Knoxville, The Muse Knoxville,

TN, Memphis, Pink Palace Museum,

TN, Murfreesboro, Discovery Center at Murfree Spring,

TN, Nashville, Adventure Science Center,

TN, Oak Ridge, American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE),

TN, Union City, Discovery Park of America,

TX, Brownsville, Children's Museum of Brownsville,

TX, Cedar Park, Texas Museum of Science and Technology (TXMOST),

TX, Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History,

TX, Dallas, Perot Museum of Nature and Science,

TX, El Paso, El Paso Children's Museum,

TX, Frisco, Sci-Tech Discovery Center,

TX, Houston, Children's Museum of Houston,

TX, Houston, Space Center Houston,

TX, Laredo, Imaginarium of South Texas,

TX, Lubbock, Science Spectrum,

TX, San Antonio, San Antonio College - Scobee Edcuation Center, ,

TX, Texarkana, Texarkana Museums System,

TX, The Woodlands, The Woodlands Children's Museum,

TX, Victoria, Children's Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent,

TX, Waco, Mayborn Museum Complex,

UT, Salt Lake City, Clark Planetarium,

VA, Danville, Danville Science Center,

VA, Fairfax, Children's Science Center,

VA, Portsmouth, Children’s Museum of Virginia - Portsmouth Museums,

VA, Wallops Island, NASA Wallops Flight Facility,

VA, Winchester, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum,

VT, Burlington, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center,

VT, Norwich, Montshire Museum of Science,

WA, Bellevue, KidsQuest Children's Museum,

WA, Everett, Imagine Children's Museum,

WA, Lakewood, Pierce College Science Dome,

WA, Mukilteo, Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour,

WA, Spokane, Mobius Spokane (Mobius Kids and Mobius Science Center),

WA, Walla Walla, The Children's Museum of Walla Walla,

WI, Appleton, Paper Discovery Center,

WI, Eau Claire, Children's Museum of Eau Claire,

WI, Green Bay, The Children's Museum of Green Bay,

WI, Madison, Wisconsin Science Museum,

WI, Milwaukee, Betty Brinn Children's Museum,

WI, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Museum,

WI, Sheboygan, Above & Beyond Children's Museum,

WV, Huntington , Marshall University -  West Virginia Science Adventures,

WV, Morgantown, Spark! Imagination and Science Center,

WY, Casper, The Science Zone,


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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).