Monthly Archives: March 2012

Here a University, There a University, Everywhere a University

A state-wide college tour. That sounds like a dream opportunity for any high school student exploring college options. Twelve students from the Museum’s Upward Bound program recently went on such a trip with Museum staff, and visited five universities all … Continue reading

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Volunteers from the Junior League of Miami as ‘Busy as Bees’

Volunteers from the Junior League of Miami were as ‘busy as bees’ last weekend, as they completed a Done-In-A-Day project at the Miami Science Museum, helping the Museum to continue the development of its early childhood space, the Discovery Room. … Continue reading

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Science Fair Winner!

We do our best to keep in touch with all the awesome students who participate in our programs here at the Museum. Some particularly exceptional students, like Barbara Escobar, make that easy for us. Barbara, a student at North Miami … Continue reading

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Watching the Earth Breathe

Dr. Annmarie Eldering works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. She recently met with students in the Digital WAVE program, to tell them about her job and what inspired her to follow her career path. That career path … Continue reading

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Space, Time, and Effort: All for Children

The Museum’s ECHOS program has a big goal: to test the effectiveness of a museum-developed early science readiness curriculum and related teacher professional development. By expanding science units to include math, language, and literacy, the research project will demonstrate the … Continue reading

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Fun with ECHOS

In February and March, the fun and learning continued for teachers participating in the Museum’s ECHOS (Early Childhood Hands-On Science) program with two professional development workshops. Each one is for 45 classrooms (90 teachers and teacher assistants) around Miami. In … Continue reading

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The New Museum is On Its Way!

Everyone could feel the excitement under the big, white tent at Museum Park on the morning of Friday, February 24th, as the community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Downtown … Continue reading

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A Virtual South Florida

Do you see south Florida in our Digital Wave island? Students have teamed up in groups to represent different regions of south Florida, which you can see outlined by 5 plots of land. We have: the Kissimmee River and the … Continue reading

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