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A guide to Boston Museum of Science

Do you want to see a butterfly garden, visit the undiscovered world of the sun, learn about cosmic collisions, or even discover and venture Australia or the Great Lakes without actually going there? If yes, then ‘Museum of Science’ in Boston, Massachusetts should be your destination. This article will serve as a guide to the Boston science museum.

Boston museum of science:

This museum provides constant fun and education for kids and the youth in the field of nature, science and technology, such as: 1. Life sciences and natural world (Biology, archaeology and palaeontology): Visit this section to see how life and living creatures originated, grew, evolved and function. 2. Tech and engineering: Deals with scientific discoveries and development in processes and products. 3. Earth and space sciences: See our magnificent earth’s structure, chemistry, the space and environment surrounding it, and the planetary processes. 4. Math and Physical Sciences: If you are a math wizard, then come and check out numbers, symbols, and the relationship of quantities. 5. Inquire and Connections: You have the wonderful opportunity of experimenting yourself, asking questions and drawing conclusions, thereby using your analytical skills. 6. Nanotech and Nanomedicine: Visit this section to see how nanotechnology affects your lives. 7. Current Science and Technology: This section will take you to the world of matter, energy, genomics, immunology, the brain, robotics and more. Displays and shows: You can experience all the wonderful features of the museum through IMAX, Planetarium, 3-D digital cinema, simulator experience, live presentations, and learning from educators and exhibitions. Events and activities: Continue your trip by watching other events and activities through podcasts, videocasts, virtual exhibits, travelling and overnight programs, and summer courses. Other attractions: You can also visit the museum’s ‘Discovery Center’; and the world's largest Van de Graff generator, designed by Dr. Robert J. Van de Graff which lies in the museum's ‘Theater of Electricity.’

Computer clubhouse:

Founded in 1993 in collaboration with MIT media laboratory, computer clubhouse is a project of Boston museum of science. This project uses technology to eliminate the ‘digital divide’ by providing work for the underprivileged youth. This project became a worldwide model in 2000 for ‘Intel’ computer clubhouse network. There are 100s of computer clubhouses around the globe where millions of youth work with their mentors to produce computer-generated art, music, animations, video, scientific simulations, kinetic sculptures, robots, and web pages. The youth enhance their skills by learning new technologies thereby increasing their future prospects of leading successful lives. Author’s advice: If you are a student, you can pursue an internship here to gain hands-on experience while you learn. Check the site for more information on opening hours, directions, daily schedules and hotel packages: Mos.org

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