Monthly Archives: May 2013

Oceanophony – A Scientific Symphony of the Ocean

Normally we go to the ocean, but last weekend, the ocean came to us, in the form of Orchestra Miami. Conductor and Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi led 8 musicians onstage in the Museum’s theatre, performing the music of Oceanophony by award-winning composer Bruce … Continue reading

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Mangroves, Mud, and Head Start for Nature

MuVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment), the Miami Science Museum’s volunteer restoration project, is restoring our city’s native coastal habitats. The Project is engaging Miami residents to create an environmentally active community and a deep appreciation for our unique coastal … Continue reading

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All the Reasons Why the South Florida Environment Helps Us

Fernando Bretos, Miami Science Museum’s Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation, is also a Kinship Conservation Fellow. Kinship Fellows is an innovative conservation leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems, and each year, only 18 fellows from around … Continue reading

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FedEx Helps the Museum Restore Oleta River State Park

Florida’s coastal environments are vital for many plant and animal species – including humans. The Museum’s volunteer restoration project, MuVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) works to not only restore our coastal environments, but also to empower Miami’s residents to … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos a Miami, Will and Jaden Smith!

It’s not every day that you walk a red carpet, let alone meet a movie star, but yesterday, hundreds of people got to do just that, right here at the Museum. Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith stopped by … Continue reading

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Museum VP Jennifer Santer Selected as 2013 Noyce Leadership Fellow

The Museum is proud to announce an exceptional achievement by our own Vice President of Content and Programs, Jenifer Santer. Her ongoing work to positively impact the Museum and the broader community has been recognized by the prestigious Noyce Leadership Institute (NLI), which has selected her to … Continue reading

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Capturing our Colorful Cosmos, Part 2

One of the great things about the Museum is that it’s not only a place where you can try things and experiment with things, but it’s also a place where, in many cases, those “things” are the REAL things. With … Continue reading

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ECHOS: Moving Science from the Sidelines to the Front Line

The Museum’s Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS) project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences, and in collaboration with the University of Miami and Miami-Dade County Head Start, is a research-based, comprehensive early childhood science curriculum and professional development program designed to … Continue reading

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