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February 2015

1

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

This month’s featured scientists are:
Ashley Campbell, Graduate Student at Florida Atlantic University
Ashley’s research will take to the island Roatan in Honduras to discover the unique wonders of the Roatan Spiny-tailed Iguana. Join in with finding and counting the hidden iguanas across the island and learn about how biologists study this important reptile.

Jaeson Clayborn, Graduate Student at Florida International University
Jaeson travels around the Caribbean to study the environment of butterflies. Try your hand at identifying caterpillar and host plants with their matching butterflies and challenge yourself in the ultimate board game of butterflies.

Jason Howard, Graduate Student at Florida International University
Jason studies the little microbes that make a world of difference for our water quality. Explore how bacteria works in water to decompose all kinds of gunk that end up in our waterways and find out how they may change in the future.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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Miami Dade College iCED Expo
Come learn more about volunteering with MUVE at the Miami Dade College North Campus Civic Engagement Expo.

Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Miami Dade College North Campus, Building 3000 Breezeway, 11380 NW 27th Ave.
Phone Contact: Chelle King (305) 646-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm Pink Floyd: Animals
11:00pm Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Secrets
Midnight Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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Nature Film Night
Join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science at Pinecrest Gardens for its Nature Film Series. Each nature film night begins at 7:00 PM with a fun and interactive educational display inspired by that night's film. At 8:00 PM, moviegoers make their way over to the Banyan Bowl's outdoor amphitheater for a live action documentary that features adventurous animals and breathtaking nature scenes. Educational activity sheets are available for students participating in the Pinecrest Gardens Educational Program. The Museum will present a variety of animals from its Batchelor Wildlife Center.

For more information, please visit http://www.pinecrest-fl.gov/index.aspx?page=608.

Time: 7pm
Location: Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest


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Coral Gables Museum Family Day
Join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science to celebrate the "Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century" exhibit at the Coral Gables Museum on Saturday, February 14. Visitors are encouraged to construct bridges and watercrafts of tomorrow and then test them in a build-off from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Family Day at the Coral Gables Museum is generously supported by the Coral Gables Community Foundation. Admission is free.

For more information, please visit http://coralgablesmuseum.org/upcoming.php.

Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables


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“Love Nature” Habitat Restoration Workday
Help MUVE’s habitat restoration effort on Virginia Key by participating in a restoration workday – learn to log marine debris, monitor the beach vegetation, and more!

Advance registration is required at http://www.miamisci.org/muve/get-involved/.

Time: 9:30am-12:00pm
Location: Virginia Key North Point
Phone Contact: Chelle King (305) 646-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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MiniCamp: Heartbeats
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Heartbeats: Beep, beep...beep, beep... Energize your heart in this lively minicamp focused on food, fitness and YOU. Compete in an adventurous obstacle course, design a deliciously yummy (and healthy) meal, learn to take your pulse, enter in a dance off on the energy dance floor and much more!

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-heartbeats-1223.PDF

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Science Up Close: Inhabiting the Internet of Things
Innovation & Engineering Weekend will kick off on Thursday, February 19, with the Museum’s popular “Science Up Close” event series. The evening of casual science conversations will feature Dr. Rodolphe el-Khoury, Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Dean el-Khoury is an architect and designer who researches architectural applications for information technology. His goal is to develop enhanced responsiveness and sustainability in buildings and cities with the idea of embedded technologies.

More than ever before, the line between the digital and real worlds is increasingly blurred. Computers and communication devices have functioned as a separate layer within our lives but they are increasingly becoming integrated into objects and environments. Rodolphe el-Khoury describes a not-too-distant future in which “the internet of things” will become a reality. In this world, our homes, workplaces, and the objects within them will all be wirelessly connected, intelligent, and responsive.

Following a presentation by Dean el-Khoury, enjoy small group discussions led by leaders in innovating the city of the future from a variety of expertise.

Guests will enjoy music by the Frost School of Music along with complimentary beverages by Wynwood Brewing Company.

Admission is free to the public but RVSP is required at http://bit.ly/ScienceUpCloseIE.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4248
Email Contact: jquinones@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: science-up-close-inhabiting-the-internet-of-things-1241.PDF

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City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20
On Friday, February 20, the Frost Science Young Patrons continue Innovation & Engineering Weekend with a fascinating City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20 presentation, a speaker format in which 20 images are shown, each for 20 seconds. This event is part of the global PechaKucha Night worldwide. Speakers include:

Camille Coley, J.D., Assistant Vice President for Research and Associate Director of Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, on the future of energy through the power of ocean currents.

Meg Daly, Founder and President of The Underline, on the future of bikes in solving transportation challenges of the city of the future.

Stephen Davis, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist for the Everglades Foundation, on the future of water for Miami and the importance of the Everglades in solving the water challenge.

Trevor Powers, Vice President of Engineering & Facilities of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, on the innovative design of the new Museum and the role of the Museum in the city of the future.

David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University, on the future of urban housing with sustainable buildings that have net zero emissions.

Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy beverages in a fun and thought-provoking atmosphere while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening will conclude by the “raku” kiln fire while the pottery is cured for guests to take home.

Music by Dani Nicole and complimentary libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoléon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea.

Suggested donation $10 but RVSP is required at http://bit.ly/PechaKuchaYP.

Time: 7pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4248
Email Contact: jquinones@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: city-of-the-future-pechakucha-night-2020-presented-by-the-frost-science-young-patrons-1242.PDF

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Innovation and Engineering Weekend: Building the City of the Future
Come out to the Museum with your family for Innovation & Engineering Weekend, two days of clean tech, green solutions, and lots of hands-on activities themed towards building the city of the future. Help artists and designers build furniture out of recycled materials and participate in other Maker’s activities. Explore the world of tomorrow with new research on immersive 3D environments. See the future of fashion with a special fashion show in the Planetarium, which includes wearable technologies and recycled materials. Meet engineers from around the community and compete in building challenges. Program your own robot, learn about urban gardening and hydroponics, plant your own seedling to take home to your community, participate in tech workshops, explore transportation options of the future from better bicycles (and bike paths) to electric cars, and much more.

Weekend event partners include Best Buy; BYO-Lab; Critical Craft Forum; DesignLab Miami; Moonlighter Miami; Earth Friendly Products; EcoTech Visions; Everglades Foundation; FIU School of Architecture; FIU’s Society of Women Engineers; Gehl Studio; Health in the Hood; FIA Formula E Championship Miami ePrix; Miami Industrial Arts; REM Learning Center; Dr. Robert B. Ingram Elementary School Environmental Club; Starbot; 3D StuffMaker USA; The Green Group; The Underline; Urban Impact; WB Engineering; UM’s American Society of Civil Engineers and more.

Guests will also be able to exclusively view the Spark-Renault SRT_01E racecar on behalf of the FIA Formula E Championship Miami ePrix, the fifth stop on the world’s first fully electric racing series’ 2014-15 calendar.

Children 12 years old and younger are free with paid adult admission.

Food will be available for purchase by Cheeseburger Baby and Box of Chacos food trucks.

Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200
Email Contact: acolbert@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: innovation-and-engineering-weekend-building-the-city-of-the-future-1226.PDF

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Innovation and Engineering Weekend: Building the City of the Future
Come out to the Museum with your family for Innovation & Engineering Weekend, two days of clean tech, green solutions, and lots of hands-on activities themed towards building the city of the future. Help artists and designers build furniture out of recycled materials and participate in other Maker’s activities. Explore the world of tomorrow with new research on immersive 3D environments. See the future of fashion with a special fashion show in the Planetarium, which includes wearable technologies and recycled materials. Meet engineers from around the community and compete in building challenges. Program your own robot, learn about urban gardening and hydroponics, plant your own seedling to take home to your community, participate in tech workshops, explore transportation options of the future from better bicycles (and bike paths) to electric cars, and much more.

Weekend event partners include Best Buy; BYO-Lab; Critical Craft Forum; DesignLab Miami; Moonlighter Miami; Earth Friendly Products; EcoTech Visions; Everglades Foundation; FIU School of Architecture; FIU’s Society of Women Engineers; Gehl Studio; Health in the Hood; FIA Formula E Championship Miami ePrix; Miami Industrial Arts; REM Learning Center; Dr. Robert B. Ingram Elementary School Environmental Club; Starbot; 3D StuffMaker USA; The Green Group; The Underline; Urban Impact; WB Engineering; UM’s American Society of Civil Engineers and more.

Guests will also be able to exclusively view the Spark-Renault SRT_01E racecar on behalf of the FIA Formula E Championship Miami ePrix, the fifth stop on the world’s first fully electric racing series’ 2014-15 calendar.

Children 12 years old and younger are free with paid adult admission.

Food will be available for purchase by Cheeseburger Baby and Box of Chacos food trucks.

Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200
Email Contact: acolbert@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: innovation-and-engineering-weekend-building-the-city-of-the-future-1243.PDF

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March 2015

1

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

This month’s featured scientists are:
Jaeson Clayborn, Graduate Student at Florida International University
Jaeson travels around the Caribbean to study the environment of butterflies. Try your hand at identifying caterpillar and host plants with their matching butterflies and challenge yourself in the ultimate board game of butterflies.

Kate Detwiler, Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University
Kate travels to Africa every summer to study a group of colorful monkeys and determine if they are finding new ways to survive in the wild by creating hybrids between two different kinds of monkeys. Grab your binoculars and join Kate in Africa in the ultimate monkey matching game to see if you can find the new hybrid monkeys.

Jason Howard, Graduate Student at Florida International University
Jason studies the little microbes that make a world of difference for our water quality. Explore how bacteria works in water to decompose all kinds of gunk that end up in our waterways and find out how they may change in the future.

Michelle Larrea, Assistant Professor at NOVA Southeastern University
Michelle’s research focuses on the small proteins that make us up and what effects the way they work. Explore the world of proteins by building your own with legos and learn about different ways proteins can stop working properly and what that means for the human body.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Best of the Beatles
10:00pm The Doors
11:00pm Jimi Hendrix
Midnight Pink Floyd: Best of the Wall

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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Habitat Restoration Workday
Help MUVE’s habitat restoration effort on Virginia Key by participating in a restoration workday – learn to log marine debris, monitor the beach vegetation, and more!

Advance registration is required at http://www.miamisci.org/muve/get-involved/.

Time: 9:30am-12:00pm
Location: Virginia Key North Point
Phone Contact: Chelle King (305) 646-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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ConSerVations: Vizcaya to Virginia Key
Take a bike ride from Vizcaya to Virginia Key with leaders from the Everglades Bicycle Club. This easy, 7-mile ride is designed for riders of all ages and abilities and celebrates Miami-Dade County's Bike 305 Month, highlighting all sorts of sights you could never see by car - including an inside look at the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science's restoration efforts on Virginia Key!

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; helmets and water bottles are required. Snacks or a picnic lunch is encouraged.

To register, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/conservations-vizcaya-to-virginia-key-tickets-15089440924.

Time: 8:30am-12:00pm
Location: Start at Vizcaya, 3251 South Miami Ave.
Phone Contact: Rebecca Peterson (305) 860-8423
Email Contact: rebecca.peterson@vizcaya.org

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MiniCamp: Brain Waves
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Brain Waves: Become the ultimate brainiac! Challenge your brain in the ultimate memory competition. Travel through your nervous system, discover how the brain connects the entire body, test your senses and find out if any are super senses, dissect a sheep brain, and much more!

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-brain-waves-1224.PDF

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Spring Camp: Tree Traits
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Tree Traits: Big, small, wide, and narrow, trees come in all shapes and sizes, just like us. Excite your senses and explore the sights, sounds, scents, textures and tastes that make a tree a tree in this sensory exploration all about your favorite tree traits.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/wintercamp.html.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-tree-traits-1229.PDF

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Spring Camp: Plants - The good, the great, and the amazing!
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Plants - The good, the great, and the amazing: From the nutrient rich soil to our dining table and everything in between, we owe plants our life! Learn about how plants make oxygen (which we need to breathe) and how we use plants for food, medicine and even clothing.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-plants--the-good-the-great-and-the-amazing-1230.PDF

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Spring Camp: Plant Adaptations
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Plant Adaptations: From dry deserts to under the sea, plants can survive and thrive in the world's most challenging environments. Discover how plants have changed and adapted to their ecosystem's conditions to become the diverse range of plants we see on Earth today.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-plant-adaptations-1231.PDF

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Spring Camp: Inside a Blossom
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Inside a Blossom: Flowers look pretty and smell great, but do you know what makes up a flower blossom? Dissect the inside of a blossom to discover the function of individual floral parts, and examine the pistil, stamen, and even the sticky stigma.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-inside-a-blossom-1232.PDF

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Spring Camp: The Root of the Matter
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is The Root of the Matter: Dig beneath the surface to explore the intricate root system of plants. From preventing erosion to filtering our water, unearth the benefits of a plant's root system for all living things!

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-the-root-of-the-matter-1233.PDF

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April 2015

3

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
11:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
Midnight Bob Marley

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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MiniCamp: Nano
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Nano: What do butterflies, kale, geckos and nanobots have in common? They all show us the amazing properties of things on the nano scale! Explore nanoscience and how nano in nature inspires new technologies like stain resistant cloth and invisibility.

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-nano-1225.PDF

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Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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Connect With Nature Festival
From mangroves to dunes to coral reefs, Miami has an abundance of natural treasures that play a vital role in protecting this coastal city from hazards.

Join The Nature Conservancy and Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for an exciting day of voluntarism and fun to learn what steps Miami can take to become more resilient against erosion, storms and rising seas.

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Location: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive
Phone Contact: Chelle King (305) 646-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will host its stellar 13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Hilton Miami Downtown. Since its inception, the Galaxy Gala has helped raise funds for and highlight the development of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a world-class, state-of-the-art facility under construction in downtown Miami’s Museum Park.

The now famously dynamic evening celebrating science will play on the elements of light and water, with exciting technology and innovative features throughout the space. The experience begins with a cocktail reception featuring live animals and an auction, followed by dining, dancing and entertainment.

The evening is hosted by the Museum’s Board of Trustees, under the leadership of a Gala Committee comprised of community activists and philanthropists. Gala Co-Chairs this year are Shelly & Marko Dimitrijevic and Jennifer & Gabriel Montoya. The Honorary Chair is the Hector Family; Philanthropic Chairs are Trish & Dan Bell; Host Chairs are Alicia Cervera Lamadrid & Alberto Lamadrid and Presenting Chairs are: Chanin & Adam Carlin, Jacqueline Simkin and Barbara & Michael Weintraub.

During the Gala, the Museum will honor the following individuals and organizations to acknowledge those who have exhibited exceptional leadership and commitment to the development and building of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: The Visionary Award will be presented to The Batchelor Foundation, Founder George E. Batchelor; the Vanguard Award will be presented to Baptist Health South Florida and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science award will be presented to Julia Rea Bianchi.

Various Galaxy Gala sponsorship, underwriting and advertising opportunities are available. For more information, contact Ruth Robinson at rrobinson@sciencegala.com.

All proceeds from the Galaxy Gala directly benefit the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its programs.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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Big Bang 2015: H2Glow
The 7th Annual Big Bang 2015: H2Glow, hosted by the Frost Science Young Patrons, will be a high-energy dance party designed for young tastemakers and professionals in South Florida. Serving as the official after-party for the 13th Annual Galaxy Gala, the Big Bang begins at 9 PM with a neon-themed cocktail reception. At 11 PM, the doors open to the main event and Big Bang guests "crash" the gala and enjoy a nightlife-inspired party complete with theatrics, special effects, renowned DJs and open bar.

The Big Bang is the Museum’s only major annual fundraiser for young professionals in support of the future Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, opening in downtown Miami in 2016.

Time: 9pm-2am
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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