In the Community

MiaSci is dedicated to serving all members of our community. One of the ways we do this is by going out into the community to deliver programming, from schools and parks to shopping malls and street festivals, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a memorable science moment. Whether it’s meeting one of the animals from our Wildlife Clinic, sampling some solar cooking or catching a science demo, the chance to take part in some live science learning may be right around your corner. Check out our Calendar of Events to see when we might be in your area.

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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Unearthing Paleontologists in Miami

Ever wanted to be a Paleontologist? Last Thursday, over 100 fifth grade students from Goulds Elementary School in Homestead got to experience a day in the life of a paleontologist. Through a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of … Continue reading

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It’s Official! We Are NOW the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science!

The title says it all. We are officially now the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science! Even though we are still in the current Miami Science Museum facility that we have all known and loved for decades, our new, … Continue reading

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Book Fair Fun

Have you ever written a story together with thousands of good friends? Have you ever made your own robot that can scribble colorful patterns on a piece of paper? Did you come to the Miami Science Museum’s tent at the … Continue reading

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Science Stars at Edison Park

The Museum continues to bring together “science stars” from all over Miami, in the form of both scientists and students. Through the Science Stars program with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the Museum is providing access to local scientists, as … Continue reading

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Passion for Preservation – by Rey Muñoz

Hello, my name is Rey Muñoz, I am a full time student at Miami Dade College Kendall campus, majoring in environmental science. If you are reading this blog, chances are you and I have something in common. Hopefully, it is … Continue reading

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Restoring Coastal Habitats: Measuring Success

MUVE, Miami Science Museum’s volunteer based coastal habitat restoration project has been in the business of bringing back South Florida’s increasingly fragmented native habitats since 2007. To date, over 5,000 local volunteers have restored over 15 acres of mangrove wetlands … 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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