Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ransom Everglades Senior High Gets MUVE-ing!

It’s that time of year for high school seniors. Final exams. Prom. Planning for college. Saving your environment. The last one may not be on everyone’s list, but thankfully, it is on the list of many students at Ransom Everglades … Continue reading

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Q?RIUS in Miami

“Have you ever been inside the crater of a non-active volcano?” The Shenandoah Middle School class erupted with excitement, as Elizabeth Cottrell, a volcano geochemist from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) answered their question during the Q?RIUS … Continue reading

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FedEx and the Museum: Helping to Restore Subtropical Forests in South Florida

The following is a blog written by Fernando Bretos, Museum Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation, that was featured on the FedEx National Community Involvement blog. With its warm sunshine, cool ocean breezes and tropical setting, South Florida is truly … Continue reading

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Get MUVE-ing!

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Kevin Arrow and Barron Sherer Revive Vintage Sci-Fi at the Museum of Science

The Museum’s own Art & Collection Manager Kevin Arrow, along with Curatorial Technical Advisor Barron Scherer, are finalists in the Knight Arts Challenge South Florida! Check out the article about them by Hans Morgenstern in the Miami New Times! Who … Continue reading

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Surgery – LIVE!

What happens inside an operating room during a surgery? Unless you’re a doctor, nurse, or the patient, you probably have no idea. But students recently got the inside (and we mean, really inside) view during a field trip to the … Continue reading

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A Head Start for ECHOS

You know you are doing something good in education when you get professional educators at a national conference to dance like honeybees. This month, Krista Kaiser and Cheryl Juarez presented a one-hour ECHOS workshop at the National Head Start Association’s … Continue reading

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