Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute (named after the noted American scientist and statesman Benjamin Franklin) is a museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and one of the oldest centers of science education and development in the United States, dating to 1824. The Institute also houses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial.

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Bower Award - The Science Center - Awards
... Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has maintained the longest continuously awarded science and technology awards program in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world ... The first issue of the Journal of The Franklin Institute, dated January 1826, makes the first written reference to these awards ... Before 1998 several medals were awarded by The Franklin Institute, such as (year indicates when the award was first presented) the Elliott Cresson ...
Franklin Institute - Nano Technology
... The Franklin Institute is a member of the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) ...
Science Leadership Academy - History
... Science Leadership Academy was created by the board of the Franklin Institute and founding principal, Christopher Lehmann ... "a partnership high school between the School District of Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute ... classes." In June 2012, President Barack Obama came to the Franklin Institute ...
Philadelphia Freedom (song) - Franklin Institute
... This song plays in Philadelphia's Franklin Institute IMAX Theater before every show to express the city's love for freedom and impact on shaping the country ...
Bower Award - The Science Center - Traveling Exhibits
... In the summer of 2007, The Franklin Institute hosted Tutankhamun and The Golden Age of The Pharaohs, in the Mandell Center of The Franklin Institute Science Museum ... The Franklin Institute is a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) ... The Franklin Institute is also a member of the Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative with the following partners the Fort Worth Museum of Science History the Museum of ...

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