Tag Archives: Upward Bound Math & Science

Upward Bound Experiments on the Earth

Can you create a tornado? What about ocean currents? Students in the Museum’s Upward Bound Math and Science Program have been experimenting with these large-scale and sometimes-scary Earth phenomena, all from the safety of the Museum. The Upward Bound program … Continue reading

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Upward Bound Holiday Talent Show

Students in the Museum’s Upward Bound program work and have fun in the program all year long. Every year, Upward Bound staff holds a Holiday Talent Show that has been a tradition during the holiday break.  Students prepare songs and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes

The Museum is like a second home for many students in the Upward Bound Math & Science program. In addition to actively participating in the program on the weekends through the academic year, as well as over the summer, to … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos a Miami, Will and Jaden Smith!

It’s not every day that you walk a red carpet, let alone meet a movie star, but yesterday, hundreds of people got to do just that, right here at the Museum. Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith stopped by … Continue reading

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And the Winner of the Congressional Medal of Merit is…

The Museum has inspired lots of people over the years, and we love it when “one of our own” inspires us. We have many high school students in the Museum’s Upward Bound program that come to feel like part of … Continue reading

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Upward Bound Students Meet Superintendent Carvalho at the National College Fair

The process of researching colleges, understanding your choices, completing applications, and choosing the best school for you, can be really overwhelming. On Sunday, February 24th, 40 students from the Museum’s Upward Bound Math & Science Program, ranging from 9th to … Continue reading

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This is a Public Service Announcement from Your Eco-Ambassador

With the help of a State Farm Youth Advisory Board grant and the Museum’s Reclamation Project, students participating in the Museum’s Upward Bound program are serving as Eco-Ambassadors to south Florida’s unique environments. We have all seen the PSAs (public … Continue reading

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Eco-Ambassadors Unite!

On Saturday, December 8th, 60 Upward Bound Eco-Ambassadors joined a group of volunteers from Miami-Dade College in replanting almost 1,000 mangrove propagules at R. Hardy Matheson Preserve. The Preserve is undergoing a major management effort by Miami-Dade County to remove … Continue reading

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Taking Nature Back with Eco-Art

In recent times, it seems more and more difficult for humans to avoid negatively impacting nature. But that does not mean that we can’t make a positive impact. The Museum’s eco-art Reclamation Project works to help restore our coastal environments. … Continue reading

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AstroJam: A Cosmic Quest

Every year, the Museum celebrates our Universe, and everyone with a passion for observing, investigating, and learning about it. On a large scale, it’s officially National Astronomy Day. Here at the Museum, we called our celebration AstroJam: A Cosmic Quest. … Continue reading

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