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The Greatest Places

Associated with the Science Museum of Minnesota, this Web site is a companion to the large-format film "The Greatest Places." Each of seven geographically diverse areas are featured, along with selected aspects of their culture and biological resources. The Okovango Delta and Madagascar sections have a stronger focus on the flora and fauna of the areas, while the others focus more on the culture...

https://www.greatestplaces.org/book_pages/top.html
Tissues of Life

This Web site from the Science Museum of Minnesota offers a fun and interactive way to learn about the structure and function of the body's tissues. While some activities provided are designed to complement an on-site visit to the Tissues of Life exhibit, the Web site also includes many stand-alone Web-based features. For example, with Explore Body Tissues, students can take a look at...

https://www.smm.org/tissues/
The Science Museum of Minnesota: Thinking Fountain

The Science Museum of Minnesota offers the extensive Welcome to the Thinking Fountain educational Web site. The many science activities provided on the site include: Bubbles, chromatography, density, friction, inventions, optics, light, recycling, and more. Visitors to the site can browse the activities alphabetically or by theme cluster, or can click on the interactive graphic on the main page....

https://www.thinkingfountain.org/
The Science Museum of Minnesota: Mysteries of Çatalhöyük

Courtesy of the Science Museum of Minnesota, middle-schoolers can take a virtual trip to an archaeological dig in central Turkey, southeast of the modern city of Konya. In 1998, archaeologists excavated a Neolithic settlement, that 9,000 years ago, was one of the world's major cities with a population of about 10,000 people. Çatalhöyük is of interest to archaeologists since it was settled at a...

https://www.smm.org/catal/
Science Buzz

The Science Museum of Minnesota has produced a number of fine online features, and the Science Buzz site is no exception. On the site, visitors can find in-depth information about a variety of science news stories that often do not receive adequate coverage elsewhere in the media. Some of the current stories on the site include West Nile virus, cloning, and even invasive flying carp.

https://www.sciencebuzz.org/
In Honor of the People

This website is part of a novel collaboration between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Historical Society, funded in part by Minnesota's Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment. The American Indian items contained here were amassed by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple and his first and second wives, Cornelia and Evangeline. After Evangeline died in 1930, many of the artifacts were...

https://www.inhonorofthepeople.org/
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