Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Tripod Adventure

When you think about the purpose of a camera tripod, you probably think of words like stability or support. The Museum’s Tripod program, funded by the MetLife Foundation, lives up to that description as well. Recognizing the reality of family life … Continue reading

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The Scholarship Jackpot!

We recently announced the fantastic news that some of our Upward Bound and Digital Wave students had been finalists for some prestigious scholarships. We are so proud to report that we officially have 2 winners of the Dell Scholars Program, … Continue reading

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The Globe over Time

Throughout the years, the Miami Science Museum has placed the world of science, technology, and education in the palms of visitors’ hands.  This year, American Express has rewarded that commitment with a grant to restore the Museum’s Pan American Globe … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual Brain Fair

Human model brains, sheep brains, and gummy brains were all recently on hand at the Museum for the 3rd annual Brain Fair!  In conjunction with the University of Miami, Barry University, St. Thomas University, Florida International University and Nova Southeastern … Continue reading

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YOU Can Help Museum Scholars Get Started in College!

Here is an opportunity for YOU to help some amazing high school students get started in college! The senior class of this year’s Upward Bound Math & Science Program is another group of exceptional high school students who represent the … Continue reading

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Hydroponics: Growing Plants without Soil

You never know what you may find at the Museum. Outside in the Wildlife Center, you will see what looks to be a garden. But if you take a closer look, you will see cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, chives, lettuce, and … Continue reading

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The Reclamation Project – You Can Join!

All you need to change the world is time, effort, and caring. In other words, you need volunteers. On Saturday, April 7th, The Reclamation Project, Miami Science Museum’s eco-art based restoration project, completed the first phase of restoration of the … Continue reading

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SCEnaRioS of Youth Changing the World

What kind of voice can young people have regarding global issues related to the sustainability of the planet? Very often, they are the ones who are the most enthusiastic about new technologies, and the most eager to use these tools … Continue reading

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Max Planck: Images of Science

Last week at the Museum, a new temporary exhibit opened that acts like a hugely powerful magnifying glass. It takes you into cells of the body, up close to the surface of the Sun, into your brain, and right next … Continue reading

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South Africa Meets Miami

You hear it all the time. Innovations in science and technology are making the world a smaller place and making it easier for all of us to learn and communicate with each other across great distances. Recently however, six representatives … Continue reading

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