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

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  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, […]

In Memoriam: Antonio Quiroga

Posted on June 6th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  The Frost Science family lost a friend recently with the passing of Antonio “Tony” Quiroga, whose firm Rodriguez & Quiroga is the executive architect for the new Frost Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park. Quiroga, after earning his architectural degree at the University of Havana, fled Cuba for the U.S. in 1961 and would […]

Frost Science hits eMerge Americas: Sharing sneak previews of our content with some of the most inquisitive minds in the hemisphere

Posted on June 2nd, 2016

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By: MiaSci

By Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer What better place to share our love of science and innovation than at eMerge Americas, an annual conference that aims to serve as the catalyst for establishing Miami as the primary technology hub for the Americas, and thus propelling innovation and investment in South Florida and […]

A Better Miami: How volunteerism at Frost Science makes a difference

Posted on May 13th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  Frost Science runs on the passion of people in the community who care about science and its impact on the future. Volunteers are a crucial part of that effort, and help us carry our vision for a better, more informed Miami. After more than ten years of volunteering at Frost Science, Heather McKinley Duncan […]

Science, expression and a first-place poem!

Posted on May 13th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  By Mauricia Vasquez, College Advisor, UBMS One of the goals of the youth programs at Frost Science is to provide creative outlets that allow our students to express themselves in new and innovative ways about issues that matter to them. Sometimes that means learning code, sometimes that means learning to use recording equipment. To […]

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. […]