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Title: Atomic Testing Museum
Alternate Title: The National Atomic Testing Museum and the NTSHF
Url: http://nationalatomictestingmuseum.org
Publisher: Atomic Testing Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Description: Located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), the Atomic Testing Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The Museum brings together many aspects of atomic culture through interactive presentations, a short film, and a wide-ranging collection of ephemera from the Cold War period and before. First-time visitors can click on the "Enter The Museum" tab, and they will find several short films that provide an introduction to the museum's exhibits. Also, this section of the site has tabs that include "Atmospheric", "Geiger", "Polaroid", and "Radiation". These areas provide very basic snapshots of the museum's permanent exhibits. Moving along, the site also has an "Education" area with lesson plans and other materials for teachers. Finally, the site is rounded out by the "Exhibits & Events" area, which lists information about upcoming "atomic car shows", art installations, and guest speakers.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Military science -- Special topics, A-Z -- Atomic warfare. Nuclear warfare
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Nuclear warfare
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Manufacturing industries -- Defense industries. Weapons industry -- Special industries or products, A-Z -- Nuclear weapons
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Social studies -- United States history
Social studies -- United States government
Key Concept: Physics -- Nuclear physics
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Teacher Educators
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-13 14:18:36 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2015-09-23 09:03:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 36
Resource URL Clicks: 11
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