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Dr. Judy Brown Congratulatory Luncheon

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science hosted a celebration in honor of Senior VP of Education Dr. Judy Brown. Dr. Brown was recently selected as a recipient of the 2014 Roy L. Shafer … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Dr. Judy Brown!

Dr. Judy Brown, Senior VP of Education at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, was awarded the 2014 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards for Exceptional Leadership during The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference held in … Continue reading

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Miami Youth Offer Scenarios for Global Sustainability

Scientists gather all the time at conferences and meetings to share ideas, research, and discoveries. But how often do high school students get to actively participate in these meetings – especially ones with global consequences? This week, scientists and world leaders … Continue reading

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SCEnaRioS of Youth Changing the World

What kind of voice can young people have regarding global issues related to the sustainability of the planet? Very often, they are the ones who are the most enthusiastic about new technologies, and the most eager to use these tools … Continue reading

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@ASTC: Tinkering with Creativity

In the world of museums and education, it’s just as important to share your projects, challenges, and accomplishments, as it is to learn about the projects, challenges, and accomplishments of others. Miami Science Museum staff recently attended the ASTC (Association … Continue reading

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Miami, Meet Bogotá… Bogotá, Meet Miami.

Bogotá, Colombia is over 1500miles away from Miami on a different continent. But Digital WAVE students had the unique opportunity to interact via virtual worlds with students at the Maloka Science Museum in Colombia. Our two museums have a partnership … Continue reading

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SCEnaRioS at The 6th Science Center World Congress

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a science center? There can be lots of answers. Some might say it’s a place to learn something new, have fun with your family or classmates, or … Continue reading

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MiaSci’s Karlisa Callwood Awarded ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellowship

Karlisa Callwood, Public Programs Manager at Miami Science Museum, was recently awarded an ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) Diversity and Leadership Development Fellowship. The intent of the Fellowship program is to provide professional development experiences, a peer network, and opportunities … Continue reading

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Calling All Girls!

  At the 2011 National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) conference, Museum staff presented a session entitled Building Skills for Raising Girls’ Interest in Science and Engineering.  The presentation focused on the Museum’s GirlsRISE program, which is in partnership with the … Continue reading

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