Thursday, March 28 – Sail into the science and technology of the high seas as we celebrate Miami Navy Week here at Frost Science. Join your fellow shipmates for a day showcasing innovative technology, the history of the U.S. Navy, and even a lunchtime performance with the U.S. Navy Band.
Schedule of Events
Exploring Ocean Science with the U.S. Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Dive Bar, Aquarium – The Dive, Level 3
Discover the technology behind how the U.S. Navy gathers ocean data with an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV).
STEM Education with the U.S. Naval Academy
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Atrium, Level 1
Discover STEM related educational majors and careers with the U.S. Naval Academy.
STEM in the 1800s with the USS Constitution
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Outdoor Terrace, Level 4
Learn about how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) played a role in the design of the USS Constitution back in the 1800s before trying your hand at knot tying.
Wind and Waves with the U.S. Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Outdoor Terrace, Level 3
Become a meteorologist and design your own instruments to study the weather, including wind speed, while learning about the important role meteorologist play in the U.S. Navy.
Wonder of Water with the U.S. Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Outdoor Terrance, Level 4
Dive into the science of water and explore various properties including density, molecular structure and more.
Dive into Science with U.S. Navy Divers from the Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2
11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Aquarium – The Vista, Level 4
Discover the amazing work that U.S. Navy Divers do every day and the science behind their dive equipment. Then travel to the lower levels of the Aquarium to see them in action under the surface of the water.
U.S. Navy Ceremonial Drill Team Performances
11:45 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m., Atrium, Level 1
Be amazed at the precision and talent of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Drill Team with special performances lasting approximately 6 minutes.
Stealthy Sailings with the USS Florida
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dive Bar, Aquarium – The Dive, Level 3
Explore what life is like underwater with sailors from the USS Florida, a navy submarine.
U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Atrium, Level 1
Enjoy the beautiful and classic sounds of the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet with a special performance featuring songs such as Anchor’s Away and America.
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