MiaSci at Large

The Museum has an active national and international presence and is continuously seeking to expand links and partnerships, to develop and reinforce its position as a major international hub. Some of these links are through federally funded programs, like our Amazon Voyage exhibition, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) which has traveled to museums throughout the U.S. and Canada and has been seen by over a million visitors. In another of our NSF-funded programs, RISEnet, the Museum is leading a partnership with the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME), to provide training to 10 other science centers around the country, building their capacity to encourage girls in science, technology and engineering careers.

The Museum is an active member of ASTC’s global initiatives, including Youth Inspired Challenge, a program to encourage the next generation of scientists and strengthen science learning.

Miami Science Museum is a Smithsonian affiliate, and an accredited member of the American Association of Museums, recognizing our commitment to excellence and the highest professional standards of museum operation and public service.

Bridging Job Skills and the Financial Education Gap

As told by Gene Schaefer, Miami market president, Bank of America: While the jobless rate may be improving in Miami-Dade County, according to The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, unemployment is still a very real problem as low- and-middle-income individuals continue to … Continue reading

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Frost Science at the Smithsonian Affiliates Conference

As a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science was invited to participate in the Smithsonian Affiliates Conference that takes place every June. The annual conference exposes Smithsonian affiliated museums from across the country to new programs, exhibits, … Continue reading

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Miami Beach Clean Up with 1 Hotel South Beach

On Tuesday, May 26, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its Museum Volunteers for the Environment (MUVE) teamed up with 1 Hotel South Beach for a successful Miami Beach clean up event. The hotel’s staff, its guests, neighbors and event partners collected … Continue reading

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Science Stars: Year in Review

For the third year running, the Science Stars program at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science has provided an opportunity to elementary students, and their families, to get excited about science. The Science Stars program is an initiative … Continue reading

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The Search for Another Earth: Renowned Astrophysicist Dr. Sara Seager Meets Middle School Students in a Virtual World

In recent years, scientists have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. But are there any other Earth-like planets out there? Astrophysicist and planetary scientist Dr. Sara Seager of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the leaders in … Continue reading

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Saluting South Florida’s Science Student Standouts!

On Saturday, February 7, Frost Science joined Miami-Dade County Public Schools for its 2015 STEM Expo!  There, hundreds of students from South Florida presented their totally innovative and forward-thinking science experiments. A dynamic array of museum personnel were there to … Continue reading

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Out & About with Frost Science: CBS4 Marlins Weather Day

On Thursday, May 21, Frost Science joined CBS4 and the Miami Marlins as we turned their state-of-the-art baseball stadium into an interactive, science-themed classroom! Students from Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Monroe counties attended Weather Day to learn about meteorology, … Continue reading

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Out & About with Frost Science: Big Night in Little Haiti

On Friday, May 15, Frost Science joined the Little Haiti Cultural Center as they celebrated Haitian Cultural Month. At this “Big Night in Little Haiti” event, where arts, dance, music, and delicious foods are sampled for guests, our museum added … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time to Study Cuba’s Coral Reefs

As told by Fernando Bretos, Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: 3am… Rise and shine! Time for a quick shower then down to the hotel lobby for our six-hour bus trip to Júcaro. … Continue reading

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Out & About with Frost Science: Keep Doral Beautiful Fair

What can you do to help keep our environment healthy and resilient throughout South Florida and beyond?  Visitors at the “Keep Doral Beautiful Fair” learned many different approaches to ecological conservation thanks to immersive activities presented by community partners throughout … Continue reading

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