Monthly Archives: November 2011

ECHOS of the Future

Children are born to be scientists – both scientists and children spend a lot of their time asking, or wondering, “why?” So the Museum is collaborating with the University of Miami on a research study to understand the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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Who Will Save Kindergarten?

At the 2011 NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conference in Orlando, keynote presenter Vivian Gussin Paley asked this question: “Who will save kindergarten?” She has decades of experience as an early childhood education researcher and kindergarten … Continue reading

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Miami, Meet Bogotá… Bogotá, Meet Miami.

Bogotá, Colombia is over 1500miles away from Miami on a different continent. But Digital WAVE students had the unique opportunity to interact via virtual worlds with students at the Maloka Science Museum in Colombia. Our two museums have a partnership … Continue reading

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A Herpetological Good Time at Miami Science Museum

Herpetologically inclined visitors flocked to the Museum on Saturday, November 5th for Reptile Day. Reptile lovers and those who simply wanted to learn more about the fascinating creatures spent the day seeing, touching and experiencing several different lizard, snake, turtle … Continue reading

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Leading by Example

This month, Amy Gillette, Director of Finance at Miami Science Museum, was awarded the first-ever “Leading by Example” award. The MiaSci Leading by Example award recognizes one employee per quarter who exemplifies one or more of the following: goes above … Continue reading

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Project Access – Hosted by MiaSci’s Teen Ambassadors

Earlier this month, almost 70 teens from the South Florida area gathered at Miami Science Museum for a session on critical thinking and decision-making, and how it shapes global opinion, hosted by the Museum’s newest ambassador group, the MiaSci Teen … Continue reading

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Wonderful World of Wizard Science

During teacher workdays, the Museum offers exciting and educational one-day camps that are sure to appeal to the scientist in everyone. Last Friday, a group of lucky kids entered Miami Science Museum’s World of Wizards to discover the science behind … Continue reading

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