Monthly Archives: March 2014

2,000 Brains in One Museum

Think about your brain. What is your brain doing? What is it doing now, as you’re using your brain to wonder how your brain works? We recently celebrated the brain itself at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science’s 5th Annual … Continue reading

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Gems and Minerals and ….. Dinosaurs

What might you find if you start digging in the right place at the right time? You might just find precious gems, beautiful minerals, and, if you’re very lucky, a dinosaur! But next weekend, March 29/30, you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Congratulations Judy Brown: In the Company of Women

Dr. Judy Brown, Senior Vice President of Education, has led the Museum’s education department for 25 years. But she has also led innovation in research-based education on the national scale, with the goal of everyone having opportunities to participate in … Continue reading

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ECHOS

To find solutions to many world issues, from medical advancements to climate change, we need scientists to formulate hypotheses, do experiments, and reach conclusions. We also need citizens to have an understanding of the process of how science works. This … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Arts & Collections Manager Kevin Arrow – Mastermind Award Recipient!

The old adage tells us, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Our Arts and Collections Manager, Kevin Arrow, is a recipient of the Miami New Times’ Mastermind Awards, which honors the city’s most inspiring creatives, for truly taking this … Continue reading

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Girls Engineering Competition Open: Programmable Plush

Thanks to a generous funding from the Ethel and W. George Kenney Family Foundation, the Museum recently implemented Girls Engineering Competition Open (GECO), designed to raise middle school girls’ interest in computer science and engineering careers. The girls, representing fifteen … Continue reading

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South Florida Green Team Adopts and Plants Tree Seedlings to Restore Coastlines in Biscayne Bay

Guest blogger Krista Van Tassel, Business Initiatives Manager for Wells Fargo & Company, discusses the local Wells Fargo Green Team’s environmental efforts with the Museum’s MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) project: Wells Fargo Green Teams focus on both community … Continue reading

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