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Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.)

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Works: 265 works in 391 publications in 2 languages and 6,735 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Catalogs  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  History  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals  Pictorial works  Educational films 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: Q163, 016.5
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Antarctica( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally shown at IMAX and OMNIMAX theaters, this exploration of Antarctica takes you to a place like no other in the world. Discover Antarctica's wildlife and, through the words of explorer Robert Scott, relive the incredible adventures of the first men on this continent
Earthquake by John Gabriel Navarra( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the causes, effects, measurement, and prediction of earhquakes. Includes information on earthquake-related problems and how people cope with them
Trucks and supertrucks by Norman Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various kinds of tractor-trailer, dump, delivery, emergency, and recreational trucks and the functions they perform
A Guide to 150 years of Chicago architecture( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysteries of Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story of a grandfather who enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures. Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. A special 30-minute bonus program, The making of the mysteries of Egypt, gives you an insider's look at what it took to create this film
Electric cars by E. John De Waard( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history and operation of electric cars, vehicles in limited use for many years that are attracting renewed attention as one possible solution to the energy crisis
Ultimate price guide to fast food collectibles( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to fast food collectibles such as action figurines, toys, cars and puzzles, with prices and information about the fast food chains that distribute them. Includes photos from the Museum of Science and Industry collection
The Museum of Science and Industry basic list of children's science books( )

in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manual of museum planning by Barry Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As museums have taken on more complex roles in their communities and the number of museum stakeholders has increased to include a greater array of people, effective museum planning is more important than ever. The Manual of Museum Planning has become the definitive text for museum professionals, trustees, architects, and others who are concerned with the planning, design, construction, renovation, or expansion of a public gallery or museum. Rewritten and reorganized, the third edition features revised sections on planning for visitors, collections, and the building itself, and new sections on operations and implementation, which have become an essential part of the planning process. This new edition of the Manual of Museum Planning has been updated to meet the needs of professional museum practice in the 21st century and includes contributions by leading museum professionals. This manual is intended to be used as a guide for museum professionals, board members or trustees, government agencies, architects, designers, engineers, cost consultants, or other specialist consultants embarking on a capital project-expansion, renovation, or new construction of museum space
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago by Jay Pridmore( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Museum of Science and industry in Chicago - one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most comprehensive museums of technology - captivates more than two million visitors a year. Since its founding in 1933, it has sought to bring before the public the full scope of the dramatic technological changes that have created the modern world. This celebratory volume is the first to make the Museum's landmark architecture, rich history, and lively interactive exhibits accessible to readers everywhere. In his introduction, author Jay Pridmore relates how the Museum was founded by Chicago businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald and how it was installed in the imposing Palace of Fine Arts, an architectural monument from the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893
Supercars by John Gabriel Navarra( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the experimental cars being designed to deal with the present problems of automobile safety, air pollution, and gasoline shortage
Where are you going with that energy? by Roy Doty( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various sources of energy that have been used from the time of the cavemen to the present
The miracle of growth by Ill.) Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1967 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great train story : the magnificent model railroad display at the Museum of Science and Industry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the Museum of Science & Industry's exhibition on railroading today in America. This panoramic journey between Chicago and Seattle is alive with 34 HO scale trains that traverse the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and the Cascades
Where are you going with that oil? by Roy Doty( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the uses of oil and the different products that are made from it and discusses the history and future of the oil industry
Where are you going with that tree? by Roy Doty( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes many different products which are made from trees, such as adhesives, rocket fuel, medicine, and musical instruments
Solarmax( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the sun, a star with powerful influence on earth. Includes footage from both earth and space, as well as some footage from NASA's SOHO satellite. Every 11 years, the sun's poles reverse causing a solarmax at the peak of the storm. Also includes an explanation of the connection between the aurora borealis and the sun
The Museum of Science and Industry basic list of children's science books, 1986 by Bernice Richter( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first supplement to the Museum of Science and Industry Basic List of Children's Science Books contains books received for the museum's 13th annual children's science book fair. Children's science books are listed under these headings: animals; astronomy; aviation and space; biography; careers; earth sciences; environment/conservation; fiction; general science; life sciences; marine life; mathematics/computer science; medical/health sciences; physics/chemistry; plant life; and technology/engineering. Each entry contains: (1) a complete bibliographic description of the item, including author(s), title, publisher, publication date and current cost; (2) content summary; (3) reading level; (4) rating symbol that represents an editorial judgment of the book's usefulness; and, when available, (5) citations to further publications with additional reviews. Information on how to use the book and comments on the rating symbols are presented in the introductory section. Appendices contain a directory of publishers, an annotated list of sourcebooks for adults and science magazines and review journals. Author and title indexes are also included. (Ml)
Within the fairy castle : Colleen Moore's doll house at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago by Colleen Moore( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.)

Chicago (Ill.) Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, Ill.

Museum of Science and Industry Founded by Julius Rosenwald

Rosenwald Industrial Museum

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English (102)

Chinese (2)

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Museum of Science and Industry, ChicagoWithin the fairy castle : Colleen Moore's doll house at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago