Monthly Archives: February 2012

Coming Soon: A Hurricane Science Exhibition Brought to You By State Farm and Miami Science Museum

State Farm has generously donated $14,500 to the Museum in support of a future exhibition and programming that will explore how hurricanes have shaped and will continue to affect the physical and social landscape of South Florida. The exhibition will … Continue reading

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MiaSci on the Radio: More Science for a Better Nation

On January 24, 2012, Cheryl Lani Juárez, the Museum’s Sr. Director of Professional Development, was invited to speak with Univision’s highly popular national radio host Dr. Isabel Gómez-Bassols. The interview focused on the role science centers and museums play in … Continue reading

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Science Teachers Just Wanna Have Fun!

If you ever wondered what your science teacher does for fun on Saturdays, take a look at these teachers playing with their spinning tops and making salt dance to the music of Pink! Thanks to the GPEX Science Collaborative Curriculum … Continue reading

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A “Rocket Trip” from 1958

Want to take a rocket trip back in time? We recently discovered a reel of tape 54 years old, with a faded label reading “Rocket Trip 1958.” At this time, the Miami Science Museum was housed at its old location, … Continue reading

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The National Education Conversation

Our Senior Vice President of Education, Dr. Judy Brown, recently had the honor of being invited to serve on the National Advisory Committee for Early Learning in Museums in Washington, DC. Dr. Brown currently leads the Museum’s research and development … Continue reading

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Letting Loose at the LEGO Table

Today a group of visitors with the Hialeah Housing Authority were seen enjoying the LEGO table in the Museum and, together, created buildings, houses and other carefully constructed structures. “When you get to be our age, you have to keep … Continue reading

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Visiting the Astronaut Hall of Fame

Just a couple hour drive north of the Miami Science Museum is one of the most iconic places in the U.S. Space Program – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, where shuttles and rockets have been launched into space since the 1960s. … Continue reading

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A New Digital Wave – Model Aquifers

On Saturday February 4 we kicked off the spring Digital Wave Saturday Design Studio. This semester, groups will develop 3D virtual world exhibits of south Florida’s waterways, from the Kissimmee River and the Upper Chain of Lakes, through Lake Okeechobee, … Continue reading

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Miami Science Museum Successfully Completes Four-Year ASPIRE Grant from AT&T

The Museum’s Upward Bound program is all about helping underprivileged youth aspire to great levels of achievement in education and in the workplace. Thanks to a generous grant and four-year partnership with the AT&T ASPIRE program, the Museum was able … Continue reading

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Wild Evening at Miami Science Museum

What does conservation mean to you? Does it mean taking action to save an endangered species? Protecting a threatened environment? Recycling? Visiting a local National Park to learn about your environment? Turning off the water while you brush your teeth? … Continue reading

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