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We are looking for permanent or seasonal permanent locations where apparatus exists for the public to learn credible scientific principles. The visitor must be able to interact with the apparatus to explore the scientific principle(s)[more than just reading the plaque]. Please click on "show additional information" below to see requirements for posting in this category.
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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysArmillary sphere, Brooklyn Botanic Garden - New York, New York

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The sphere is made of bronze bands representing the principle celestial circles and constellations. A thin bronze rod, or gnomon, passes through the center of the sphere, pointing north and casting a shadow on the inside of the sphere, to tell time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: New York

date approved: 11/21/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysL'Atelier solaire (Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France)

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[FR] Concept de sculptures astronomiques située à Nantes. [EN] Concept of astronomical sculptures located in Nantes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 11/6/2018

last visited: 2/15/2015

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysAnalemmatic Sundial - Deutsches Museum - München, Germany, BY

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At the courtyard of the science museum 'Deutsches Museum' in München, Germany, Bayern is an Analemmatic Sundial located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysGoddard Initiatives - Greenbelt, MD

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An interactive timeline at the Goddard Space Flight Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: 6/15/2018

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysSprachröhre - Leer, NS, Deutschland

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Sprachröhre im Garten des Kulturspeicher Cafès in Leer / Ostfriesland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/26/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysSummer Solstice Alignment in Major's Hill Park - Ottawa, Ontario

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Two elliptical pads traversed by a black granite line interspersed with dashed white lines point in the direction of where the sun will rise on the summer solstice. The structure is located in Major's Hill Park, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: 5/25/2018

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysCompete with the wind - Osnabrück, NI, Germany

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The stone mounted on the metal rod weighs seven kilograms. The sign dares you to try lift it a meter and see how often you can do this in one minute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysTest your field of vision - Osnabrück, NI, Germany

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Here you can test your field of vision. Be careful, you might not see everything you need to!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysEinen Tornado erzeugen - Osnabrück, NDS, Germany

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A little machine that lets users create a water tornado by cranking a handle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 3/25/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysOutdoor Human Sundial - Dublin, CA

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The Outdoor Human Sundial in Passatempo Park in Dublin, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2018

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysInteraktiver Bachlauf - Hamburg, Deutschland

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Interaktiver Bachlauf mit Schleusen und Schneckenpumpen auf dem Wasserspielplatz Henriette-Herz-Ring im Hamburger Stadtteil Neuallermöhe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 10/26/2017

last visited: 11/22/2018

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysEmiquon Area Interpretive Signs - Lewistown, IL

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This interpretive station has people move panels to overlay map features on maps from different times to illustrate the changes made to this landscape as it is being restored to a wetland lake from farmland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysAnalemmatic Sundial - Bad Faulenbach, Germany, BY

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At the so-called 'Tal der Sinne' in Bad Faulenbach, Germany, Bayern is a Analemmatic Sundial located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/2/2017

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysWasserstrudel - Alter Markt - Euskirchen- Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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Vortex Pillar at the ALter Markt / Turn the hand crank results in complex flow forms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/2/2017

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysSuspension Cable Tension vs. Tower Height - San Francisco, CA

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An interactive display that teaches visitors about the relationship between cable tension and tower hight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: 7/10/2017

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysLe cadran solaire du Peyrou - Montpellier - France

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Le cadran solaire analemmatique du Peyrou The analemmatic solar dial of Peyrou

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: 12/15/2017

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysAnalemmatic Dial - Napanee, ON

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Human Sun Dial is located in Lions Park at Centre St and Water St in Napanee, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2017

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysSun - Up - at - Quorum - Addison ,TX

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A solar equinox marker. It is found on the roundabout at the intersection of Quorum Dr. and Landmark Place in Addison, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kilroy18

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 9/5/2017

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysWalk in Silence - Nelson, British Columbia

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Lake Side Walk in Silence Labyrinth is located in Lakeside Rotary Park, next to the Big Orange Bridge, affectionately referred as B.O.B. If you see the bridge you will see the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysAnalemmatic Sundial - Tübingen, Germany, BW

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Neraby to the observatory in Tübingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists a 'living analemmatic Sundial'. It is attached into the ground. You have to be a part of the sundial to get the time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysWhispering Discs - Reutlingen, Germany, BW

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Inside a small park with a childrens' playground in Reutlingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg are two 'Whispering Discs' located. The park can be found between the 'Mitnachtstraße' and the 'Carl-Diem-Straße'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysAnimaux de Napoleon - La Roche Sur Yon, France

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les animaux de la place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 8/12/2016

last visited: 8/5/2016

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysConning Tower & Periscope - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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The USS Parche (SS-384)'s conning tower barrel and periscopes is on display at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 4/13/2017

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysHow the Bridge Vibrates - San Francisco, CA

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An interactive model where you can move the Golden Gate Bridge in different scenarios from earthquakes to wind.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 6/11/2016

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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysWhen It's Foggy - San Francisco, CA

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An interactive sign where you get to use your cell phone and learn about air densities in the Golden Gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 6/11/2016

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