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Join us for World Ocean Day on Saturday, June 8! Dive into the work Frost Science and local conservationists are doing to save our coral reefs, protect our coastlines and raise awareness about the importance of clean, healthy oceans. You’ll hear from some amazing scientists about marine animals and plants, cleaning plastic from the oceans and much more.

World Ocean Day 2024 is generously presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA). Programming is free with paid museum admission.

**Special Downtown Miami Resident Promotion** On behalf of the Miami DDA, residents of Downtown Miami will receive a 10% discount on purchases at the Science Store. Promotion is valid with a photo ID showing a Downtown Miami zip code. *Applicable Zip Codes: 33128, 33130, 33131, 33132, 33136, 33137 (Offer is valid for non-members only.)

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Special Presentations

The Great Science Quiz Show
Level 1, Power of Science at 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Wave Makers Story Time with author Gabrielle McGee
Level 3, meLab at 1:00 p.m.

Book Signing and Meet the Author
Level 1, Atrium at 1:30 p.m.

Chill Zone: Kitchen Edition
Level 1, Power of Science at 2:00 p.m.

Programming Schedule

Knight Plaza
Paint lovable marine life cartoons with Miami street artist Golden305!

Miami DDA
Level 1, Atrium*
Get to know the Miami Downtown Development Authority with fun family giveaways!

Coconut Grove Sailing Club
Level 1, Atrium*
Discover local sailing opportunities with Coconut Grove Sailing Club.

Headcount Miami
Level 1, Atrium*
Register to vote and get your voting questions answered to prepare for the November elections. Your vote can help the ocean!

Frost Science Conservation
Level 1, Power of Science*
Learn about coastal habitat restoration with MUVE, discover the importance of living shorelines and see the efforts being taken to preserve Florida’s Coral Reef with ReeFLorida at Frost Science.

BLUE Missions
Level 2 Terrace*
Learn about the water cycle with interactive activities from the BLUE Missions team!

Florida Atlantic University Marine Lab
Level 2 Terrace*
Participate in fun, hands-on activities about our living marine environments.

Pelican Harbor
Level 2 Terrace*
Discover how wild animals are rehabilitated and released back to their natural habitats by playing games about seabirds!

Rescue a Reef
Level 3 Terrace*
Rebuild a coral reef by choosing and outplanting the right species – with Legos!

Virginia Key Beach Park Trust
Level 3 Terrace*
Partake in a microplastic activity and get information about upcoming Virginia Key beach cleanups.

Miami Waterkeeper
Level 3 Terrace*
Get your hands wet by testing Biscayne Bay’s water in real time!

Chef Allen Susser
Level 3, The Deep
Discover how to turn an invasive problem into a delicious meal with Miami’s own Chef Allen Susser!

University of Miami Rosenstiel School Johnson Center for Marine Conservation
Level 4 Terrace*
Play games about marine mammal rescue and research and learn about shark biology and tagging.

Cortada Foundation
Level 4 Terrace*
Participate in “The Underwater” to reveal South Florida’s elevation using interactive art.

Miami-Dade County Parks Sea Turtle Conservation Program
Level 4 Terrace*
Answer sea turtle trivia questions to spin the wheel while learning about the best practices in sea turtle conservation!

* This table has a stamp! Collect at least 9 to receive a special prize at the Science Store.