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Title: Bishop Museum
Url: http://www.bishopmuseum.org
Publisher: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
Description: The Bishop Museum in Honolulu houses a diverse array of exhibits focusing on the natural and cultural history of the Hawaiian islands. The Science Adventure Center of the Bishop Museum is a 16,500 square foot facility with interactive exhibits on Hawaii’s environment, including volcanology, oceanography, and biodiversity. The Center features a walk-through volcano where visitors can explore the interior of a volcano, a Deep Ocean Zone, a Hawaiian Origins Tunnel, and other exhibits specifically designed to illustrate Hawaii’s unique features. The Bishop museum also has a planetarium and temporary exhibits. Their collection of over 22 million plants and animals has been the subjects of publications and ongoing research. The Museum hosts an Science Cafe, where the general public can attend presentations made by leading scientists and researchers in their respective fields. A variety of educational resources are available online, including guides to outreach, Lending Boxes, Hawaii Maritime Center, Ethnobotanical Garden, Museum After Dark, as well as educational guides to the Museum exhibits.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Humans and specific environments -- Volcanoes. Volcanic activity
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine resources. Applied oceanography -- Study and teaching. Research
History (General) -- Oceania (South Seas) -- History of Oceania (South Seas) -- Smaller island groups -- Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Geography -- Volcanoes and volcanics
Biology -- Biodiversity
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Bishop Museum
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 1
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