Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why Science Museums Are Important: An International Study

Have you ever been to a science museum? What is the first memory that comes to mind? It might be a memory of being with family or friends on a fun outing, learning something amazing, or feeling like a scientist … Continue reading

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Upward Bound Experiments on the Earth

Can you create a tornado? What about ocean currents? Students in the Museum’s Upward Bound Math and Science Program have been experimenting with these large-scale and sometimes-scary Earth phenomena, all from the safety of the Museum. The Upward Bound program … Continue reading

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Coral Confiscation – You Can Help!

What is in these boxes was stolen from the homes of spiny lobsters, snappers, and countless other plants and animals. Their home is in coral reefs, which are vital and specialized ocean habitats for countless plants and animals – not to … Continue reading

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RACE: Are We So Different?

Come to the Museum’s current exhibition Race: Are We So Different? and one of the first sentences you will encounter is: “Race is a recent human invention.” Throughout the exhibition, originally developed by the Science Museum of Minnesota and now … Continue reading

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Science Stars – Rocks Rock!

Next time you walk by a rock, take a second look at it or even pick it up, and appreciate what it is. How did it form? What kind is it? How old is it compared to you? At the … Continue reading

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