Tag Archives: Digital Wave

Digital Wave Scientists Observe SCENaRioS in Nature

On a field trip to Anne Kolb Nature Center and West Lake Park, Digital Wave students, also participating in the Museum’s SCEnaRioS project, were real scientists.  A scientist’s job is to observe the world and ask questions. They always want … Continue reading

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Science Fair Winner!

We do our best to keep in touch with all the awesome students who participate in our programs here at the Museum. Some particularly exceptional students, like Barbara Escobar, make that easy for us. Barbara, a student at North Miami … Continue reading

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Watching the Earth Breathe

Dr. Annmarie Eldering works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. She recently met with students in the Digital WAVE program, to tell them about her job and what inspired her to follow her career path. That career path … Continue reading

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A Virtual South Florida

Do you see south Florida in our Digital Wave island? Students have teamed up in groups to represent different regions of south Florida, which you can see outlined by 5 plots of land. We have: the Kissimmee River and the … Continue reading

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A New Digital Wave – Model Aquifers

On Saturday February 4 we kicked off the spring Digital Wave Saturday Design Studio. This semester, groups will develop 3D virtual world exhibits of south Florida’s waterways, from the Kissimmee River and the Upper Chain of Lakes, through Lake Okeechobee, … 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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Discover NEEMO

Where on Earth could you really prepare for the challenges of space? As it turns out, it’s right in our back yard. NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations project) sends NASA employees to live in Aquarius – an underwater laboratory … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide: The Missing Link

When a NASA scientist meets high school students, you may automatically think that it is always the NASA scientist that would be teaching the students. But at the Museum’s Digital WAVE: Warming Winds and Water program, the scientist taught the … Continue reading

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Virtual Climate Masterpieces

There are times when you’re impressed, and times when you’re really impressed. Seeing the completed student productions at the Digital Wave Family Event was one of those times you had to be really impressed. During the 2-week Digital Wave Summer … Continue reading

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Do the Stingray Shuffle

Field trips don’t normally include seeing an unidentified sea creature squirt purple ink on someone’s hand. Students participating in the Digital Wave Summer Academy who went on a field trip to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature on Key Biscayne … Continue reading

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