Archive for the ‘Exhibits and Programs’ Category

The Making of MeLaß

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

Welcome to ONSITE, our regular blog and video series giving you a peek into the construction progress at our new museum site in downtown Miami. This month, we feature Vice President of Content Development and Programs, Jen Santer, as she leads you into one of our most exciting new exhibitions, MeLaß, which explores how daily choices […]

Not In Our Backyard

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  By Fernando Bretos, Curator of Ecology and Director of MUVE On a recent blustery Saturday morning, over 30 eager volunteers assembled at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus with a mission. They came to hack away invasive plants at the site of Frost Science’s new Batchelor Environmental Center (BEC). Invasive plants such as Burma […]

Upward Bound and the Dream of College

Posted on August 30th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

Editor’s Note: The following essays on college visitation come to us from students in our Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program. UBMS is a four-year weekend and summer program that exposes students from Title 1 schools to the world of post-secondary study. Through the program, Frost Science aims is to inspire and prepare these […]

Frost Science and Sky-Skan to Bring Outer Space to Life

Posted on August 18th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

One of the goals of the Frost Planetarium is to sweep you away to far-off galaxies and immerse you in the beautiful and educational details of other worlds. The experience needs to be believable and transportive. That means we rely on leading-edge technology to succeed. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce that […]

Upward Bound students dive into local ecosystems

Posted on August 16th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

By Mauricia Vasquez, Collage Advisor, Upward Bound Math and Science Summer is finally here!  For the Upward Bound Math and Science program, which exposes low-income students to the power of science and paths to STEM careers, that means the start of IMPACT, a six-week intensive marine science summer program in which students get up close […]

A Gathering of the Planetarium Experts

Posted on July 27th, 2016

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By Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer Every other year, the International Planetarium Society gathers some of the best minds in the planetarium business to share ideas, insights and creative work. This year, the event was held in Warsaw, Poland, and I was lucky enough to go. With members representing schools, colleges, universities […]