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Connecticut Science Resources  
   
Bruce Museum
Collections in fine and decorative arts, natural science and anthropology, plus festivals and education programs.
This resource is a website.
   

Children's Museum
"Igniting Curiosity Through Science and Nature." The Children’s Museum is the largest in the state and the fifth oldest children’s museum in the nation. Hartford Magazine readers have consistently voted it “Best Kid’s Attraction” since the poll’s inception three years ago.

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Mystic Aquarium/Institute for Exploration
Mystic Aquarium, one of America’s leading aquariums, showcases the living collections, science and conservation work of Sea Research through exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs, emphasizing hands-on, interactive, live animal contact experiences for all ages.
This resource is a website.
   
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Along with more than 11 million specimens and objects in anthropology, botany, zoology, paleontology, entomology, ornithology and historical scientific instruments in its collections, the Yale Peabody Museum is also home to Rudolph F. Zallinger’s murals The Age of Reptiles and The Age of Mammals.
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Government Agencies  
   
NASA
News, links, mission schedules and NASA for kids.

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National Institute of Standards & Technology
NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote US innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
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National Science Foundation
NSF is an independent US government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through research programs and education.
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Mathematics  
   
American Mathematical Society
Promotes mathematical research and education through conferences, contests, surveys, publications, employment services, scholarship programs and more.
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Convert It
Conversion and Calculation Center’s website page for measurement conversion. A sophisticated measurement conversion calculator that recognizes any combination of over 800 conversion factors, prefixes, constants, abbreviations and synonyms.
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The Math Forum
The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. Operating under Drexel's School of Education, it provides resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning in an increasingly technological world.
 This resource is a website.
   
Science Directories and Encyclopedias  
   
SciCentral
This site features the most reliable and timely free science and technology news.
 This resource is a website.
   
Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database tha provides access to full-text, science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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Yahoo - Science
Explore the world of science. Delve into the scientific fields of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, and all of their related categories.
 This resource is a website.
   
Science Questions & Answers  
   
How Things Work - Physics
Part of a website that provides answers to everyday questions about physics, science and how things in the world around us work.
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Scientific American: Ask the Experts
Get answers to all your science questions from the experts at Scientific American. Scientific American covers the latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space.
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