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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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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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Smithsonian Affiliations – Opportunities Galore!

The Smithsonian is a name recognized all over the world. Internationally, if people know one Museum in the US, it’s most likely the Smithsonian. But through Smithsonian Affiliations, museums all over the country can partner in efforts to share science, … Continue reading

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The Dust Bowl – Man and Nature, Cause and Effect

The Miami Science Museum is one of only 10 museums nationwide that was selected to participate in the Smithsonian’s National Youth Summit on October 17th.  The focus of this summit was contemporary environmental issues and the legacy (as well as lessons learned) … Continue reading

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Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos

We’ve all seen the amazing images from the Hubble Space Telescope. The details in the colors and swirling patterns are not just beautiful – they also tell a story about what is happening there. Is that cloud of gas and … Continue reading

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The National Education Conversation

Our Senior Vice President of Education, Dr. Judy Brown, recently had the honor of being invited to serve on the National Advisory Committee for Early Learning in Museums in Washington, DC. Dr. Brown currently leads the Museum’s research and development … Continue reading

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The Museum Goes to Washington

Dr. Judy Brown, the Museum’s Senior Vice President of Education, was recently an invited guest speaker at the Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference, which is held every year in Washington DC. Judy’s presentation, entitled Success with Science: New Approaches for New … Continue reading

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