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The Cool Kids: on Earth Day, MUVE works with Miami-Dade students to bring trees, shade, and wildlife habitat to campuses

Posted on May 5th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

By Fernando Bretos, Frost Science Curator of Ecology & Director of Museum Volunteers for the Environment Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has empowered people around America to stand up for the planet. Now, almost 50 years later, the tradition has become global, with activities taking place over the entire month, and the entire world. […]

The Joys of Dirt: Young Patrons learn the ins and outs of urban gardening in Miami

Posted on May 5th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

Did you know that Miami has a wonderful urban farming scene, as well as a long growing season giving awesome potential for harvesting your own bounty? Last Sunday we invited our Young Patrons to learn more about the whole process by way of an edible gardening workshop and forging tour in partnership the Little River […]

A Loss for Frost Science and Miami

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

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By: MiaSci

It is with great sadness that we share the news that one of our esteemed colleagues, Sean Duran, passed away over the weekend. Sean joined Frost Science in 1999 as an exhibition designer, and eventually became our Vice President of Exhibition and Design, responsible for the overall look and feel of the museum, its branding and […]

Giving for Frost Science ramps up as Badia Spices donates $1 million to the capital campaign

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

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Badia Spices, the world’s leading Hispanic-owned spice manufacturer, has donated $1 million to the Frost Science capital campaign, joining other foundations and corporate partners, as well as many individual donors in their support of this public-private partnership. Badia’s generous gift marks their connection to Miami’s diverse population, as well as their ties to the Frost […]

White House Invites Frost Science to a Google+ Hangout on STEM Education

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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By Cheryl Lani Juárez Frost Science is more than a museum. Our education department leads several federally- funded programs designed to make science education more equitable nationally, and more powerful on an individual basis. A great example of that is a program we lead called CHISPA (Children Investigating Science with Parents and Afterschool). Funded by the […]

Listening to Waves

Posted on March 24th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

Last week, the New York Times Magazine ran a fascinating story, “The Secrets of the Wave Pilots,” about the indigenous sailors of the Marshall Islands in the remote South Pacific, and how their mysterious method of navigating without instruments is a dying art form. The people of the Marshall Islands have traveled for centuries among […]