Archive for the ‘Exhibits and Programs’ Category

Unlocking The Curious Vault: A scientist and an artist collaborate to create “Neural Networks”

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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By Nathaniel Sandler For centuries the disciplines of science and art have occasionally intersected in the larger search for a life of meaning and the meaning of life. The team here at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science continues that discussion with the third installment of our Curious Vault Collaboration series. The project, […]

Summer Solstice

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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By Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer at Frost Science: This coming Monday, June 20th, is the summer solstice. The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words sol, meaning “sun,” and sistere, meaning “to stand still.” On the date of the summer solstice each year, the Sun reaches its highest position, as […]

Wow Factor: how we created a Community Engagement Program that makes science fun

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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  What do you do when there’s a classroom full of eighth graders staring at you, expecting to be entertained, and your job is to talk to them about science? This scenario is just one of many that our Community Engagement Program, now in its second year of operation, takes on. The engagement team’s job, […]

Out & About in District 10 at the 9th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Expo

Posted on June 13th, 2016

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Horses, cattle, and veggies—oh my!  Did you know that the Florida produces many popular and important crops (such as oranges!) that are distributed across the U.S. and beyond. At the 9th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Expo, Frost Science showcased the cutting-edge technologies that farmers are using to revolutionize the way these plants […]

Cotton Candy and Science: Out & About in District 11 at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair

Posted on June 13th, 2016

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Popcorn, Ferris wheels, cotton candy, and…science?  That’s right!  This year, for the first time ever, Frost Science participated in the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair, bringing hands-on STEM-related activities to thousands of South Floridians. Amidst the fast rides, delicious food, and interactive exhibits, our Community Engagement Team presented guests with behind-the-scenes information about our new museum […]

You feel me? Frost Science brings hands-on marine biology out of the ocean and into the community.

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

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  People learn from books, but sometimes learning can be more powerful through the senses, such as touch. We brought that strategy to this year’s 10th Annual All Kids Inclusive event presented by the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. At the event, children and adults from all over Miami-Dade County took part in a variety […]