Tag Archives: Upward Bound Math & Science

ROVs Boldly Go Where Students Can’t Go

Underwater exploration is difficult for some obvious reasons, but it’s so important to understand marine environments. How does pollution affect marine life near the shore? What effect does temperature and salt levels have on the growth of seaweed? Does the … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Highland Oaks Park for Nature

There is a constant battle in many places between the environment and human activity, and south Florida is one of those places. But on Saturday May 12th, the Museum’s Reclamation Project took steps to help the environment win the battle. With the help … Continue reading

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Roughing It on the Upward Bound Camping Trip

“This was the best experience in my life. I can’t wait to do this next year!” This kind of response, from a 9th grade student who participated in her first Upward Bound annual camping trip, is what we live for … Continue reading

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The Scholarship Jackpot!

We recently announced the fantastic news that some of our Upward Bound and Digital Wave students had been finalists for some prestigious scholarships. We are so proud to report that we officially have 2 winners of the Dell Scholars Program, … Continue reading

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YOU Can Help Museum Scholars Get Started in College!

Here is an opportunity for YOU to help some amazing high school students get started in college! The senior class of this year’s Upward Bound Math & Science Program is another group of exceptional high school students who represent the … Continue reading

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Here a University, There a University, Everywhere a University

A state-wide college tour. That sounds like a dream opportunity for any high school student exploring college options. Twelve students from the Museum’s Upward Bound program recently went on such a trip with Museum staff, and visited five universities all … Continue reading

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MiaSci on the Radio: More Science for a Better Nation

On January 24, 2012, Cheryl Lani Juárez, the Museum’s Sr. Director of Professional Development, was invited to speak with Univision’s highly popular national radio host Dr. Isabel Gómez-Bassols. The interview focused on the role science centers and museums play in … Continue reading

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Upward Bound Showcases Student Talents

The Upward Bound program at the Museum is made up of lots of students who represent a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, personalities and career objectives—and as it turns out, a wide range of impressive talents. The Upward Bound Showcase was … Continue reading

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The IMPACT of Marine Conservation

Eighteen students in the Museum’s Upward Bound IMPACT program had the adventure of a lifetime, not to mention first-hand experience with nature’s food chain, when they went on an overnight expedition in August sponsored by the University of Miami’s Center … Continue reading

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Project Access – Hosted by MiaSci’s Teen Ambassadors

Earlier this month, almost 70 teens from the South Florida area gathered at Miami Science Museum for a session on critical thinking and decision-making, and how it shapes global opinion, hosted by the Museum’s newest ambassador group, the MiaSci Teen … Continue reading

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