America's Scientific Treasures: A Travel Companion

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Overview

In a friendly and entertaining style, America's Scientific Treasures describes hundreds of exciting destinations for the scientifically inclined traveler. The authors have spent many years traveling throughout the United States, and all of their suggestions are based on their own first-hand experience. The treasures they describe range from the unusual to the majestic, from the National Museum of Roller Skating to the Grand Canyon, and each has been selected for its high quality and educational merit. The book is organized geographically, spanning the forty-eight contiguous states, and the descriptions contain both travel details and lively background information. This guide will appeal in particular to armchair travelers, families looking for educational vacations, and anyone interested in America's scientific history.
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A fairly comprehensive travel guide that takes the reader to sites of scientific interest in the 48 contiguous states. Each state is represented by its own scientific treasures including museums, arboretums, zoos, national parks, planetariums, natural or technological points of interest and homes of famous scientists. Addresses, telephone numbers, travel directions, opening and closing dates, hours of entry, handicapped access, restaurants, fees, and the availability of tour guides is listed for each attraction. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841234444
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 6/28/1998
  • Series: American Chemical Society Publication Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

College of New Jersey
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Table of Contents

New England
Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont
Mid-Atlantic
Delaware Washington, D.C.
Maryland New Jersey New York Pennsylvania
Southeast
Alabama Florida Georgia North Carolina South Carolina Virginia West Virginia
Mississippi Valley
Arkansas Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi Tennessee
Midwest
Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota Ohio Wisconsin
Great Plains
Kansas Missouri Nebraska North Dakota Oklahoma South Dakota
Southwest
Arizona Nevada New Mexico Texas Utah
Rocky Mountains
Colorado Idaho Montana Wyoming
West Coast
California Oregon Washington Index

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