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Libert Science Center                                 Liberty Science Center 

Liberty Science Center (LSC) is a not-for-profit institution devoted to informal science and technology education through interactive exploration. Located in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey, minutes from New York City and the Statue of Liberty, LSC's distinctive building features hundreds of hands-on exhibits and the nation's largest IMAX(R) Dome Theater.  LSC is dedicated to challenging our imagination and encouraging a better understanding of the world in which we live. At LSC, science is presented in a fun, unintimidating way, allowing visitors of all ages to experience the excitement of science and the joy of individual discovery.

 

Garden State Discovery Museum                          Garden State Discovery Museum

Located in Cherry Hill, NJ, the The Garden State Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum for infants to 10 year olds and their favorite adults.  The Discovery Museum offers fifteen larger-than-life, kid-powered, interactive exhibit areas.  Every exhibit is an invitation to touch, explore, and create.  Filled with nearly a dozen larger than life, permanent exhibits -- enhanced with "Garden State flair" -- the Museum offers hours of fun and countless experiences. Visitors can get inside of a gigantic bubble, scale a rock climbing wall, hop aboard a ship, create front-page newspaper stories, be reporter or anchor-person at a television station, "shop" at the farm stand then whip up a pretend exotic meal at the Discovery Diner, dabble in art, create some music, put on a show and build a two-story house -- all under one roof! Whether they are building and rearranging the two-story house in Under Construction or caring for pets in Vet & Pet, they are also building self-esteem, self-confidence and are learning to work cooperatively.


Franklin Mineral Museum                                    Franklin Mineral Museum

The Franklin Mineral Museum has a wide range of geological, mineralogical, archaeological, and historical themes to offer its visitors.   They have over 4,000 mineral specimens on systematic display in the local room including those that are on display in the 32 foot long fluorescent display in the fluorescent room.  The museum's fluorescent display has a dazzling array of the world's most brilliant and colorful fluorescent minerals. The museum also has a life size mine replica that shows the visitor examples of mining methods used in the Franklin mines. The mine replica is testament to the pride and dedication of the Franklin community to preserve the memory of their heritage.

 

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Woman of Willendorf

Diana Violaris, Seton Hall University
Original Mount Date: July 20,2004
Last Updated: 08/03/2004
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