Monthly Archives: August 2011

Neuron’s Cradle

Remember Cat’s Cradle? That game where you and a friend wrap strings around and between your fingers to create different shapes? If you don’t know it, or don’t remember, let the girls in the Museum’s SPICE program (Science Program Inspiring … Continue reading

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Spicy Science

Spices provide flavor, variety, and interest in food. At the Museum, SPICE means Science Program Inspiring Creative Exhibits, but it’s still the same idea. The program is meant to help prepare a diverse next generation of female scientists. Girls from … Continue reading

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Virtual Climate Masterpieces

There are times when you’re impressed, and times when you’re really impressed. Seeing the completed student productions at the Digital Wave Family Event was one of those times you had to be really impressed. During the 2-week Digital Wave Summer … Continue reading

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Do the Stingray Shuffle

Field trips don’t normally include seeing an unidentified sea creature squirt purple ink on someone’s hand. Students participating in the Digital Wave Summer Academy who went on a field trip to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature on Key Biscayne … Continue reading

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MiaSci’s Karlisa Callwood Awarded ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellowship

Karlisa Callwood, Public Programs Manager at Miami Science Museum, was recently awarded an ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) Diversity and Leadership Development Fellowship. The intent of the Fellowship program is to provide professional development experiences, a peer network, and opportunities … Continue reading

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The Museum Goes to Washington

Dr. Judy Brown, the Museum’s Senior Vice President of Education, was recently an invited guest speaker at the Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference, which is held every year in Washington DC. Judy’s presentation, entitled Success with Science: New Approaches for New … Continue reading

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Miami Science Museum Picked as Best By Kids!

  MiaSci visitors are really enjoying our new exhibits – especially the kids! Miami Science Museum was recently chosen “Best By Kids” by Xfinity on Demand. Xfinity asked kids in South Florida what they think are the best places in … Continue reading

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Dancing Skeletons

A dancing skeleton sounds like it could be scary, but at the Miami Science Museum, it’s fun, it helps you learn about science and your body, and you can even use it as a tool to create a museum exhibit. … Continue reading

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MiaSci Summer Camp – Crazy Contraptions

This week’s group of 6-8th graders, lead by MiaSci camp veteran Richard Cheney, is building a series of levers and pulleys to create elevators and other devices in the Crazy Contraptions class. Mr. Cheney is a 4th grade teacher at … Continue reading

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