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September 2016

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The “IKEA Family” Event
Dig beneath the surface at Sweetwater’s IKEA Miami location! By sifting through sand, you’ll uncover a variety of underground specimens such as fossil fragments, arrowheads, rocks, minerals, and even shark teeth, all with our “Fossil Finders” lab. Then learn how to inspect them using scientific instruments.

This event is free and open to the public.



Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ikea, 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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2016 Children’s Trust Expo
The Children's Trust Family Expo is a daylong festival held at the Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center. The event features activities and entertainment for the entire family in an effort to provide parents with direct contact to health and social services as well as educational opportunities. Join Frost Science as we present interactive, STEM-themed programs that range from making comets out of dry ice to planting take-home gardens, and even building renewable energy circuit boards! Also, meet and greet with local scientists from our Science Communication Fellows Program and learn about their awesome research.

This event is free and open to the public.


Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center, 10901 SW 24 St, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Trash Detectives at Downtown Miami's Art Days 2016
Join Frost Science, in partnership with the Miami Science Barge, to bring the expression of art to a scientific experiment with Trash Detectives during Art Days 2016. Art Days is presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority, Art Days 2016 kicks off the arts season with events and exhibitions around downtown Miami

Visitors of all ages to create artworks on drift cards that will be deployed into Biscayne Bay as part of the Bay Drift research project being conducted by Frost Science, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and University of Miami-based ocean currents consortium, CARTHE (Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment). Visitors will also have the chance to tour the barge and interact with visiting artists and scientists.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Miami Science Barge,1075 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305-434-9560
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
Every Sunday home game at Marlins Park during the 2016 season features promotional kids giveaway items, family ticket discounts, Diamond Dash for kids 12 years old and younger, selfie player photo sessions and more. On this special day, Frost Science will present its “Freeze-It!” liquid nitrogen program. Watch as objects such as balloons and flowers shatter, explode, or strengthen as we explore the “cool” effects of liquid nitrogen (-320°F!) on everyday items. Unique experiments also include creating indoor clouds and freezing bubbles in midair!

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with game tickets.


Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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