Amazon Voyage (Opening September, 2014)
In the fall of 2005, the Museum opened Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches. A few short months later the exhibition embarked upon a long journey visiting 19 cities in three countries - from Portland Oregon to London England, nearly 1.8 million visitors have enjoyed this amazing exhibition featuring the most biologically diverse river in the world. Now for the first time in 9 years Amazon Voyage returns to Miami - see it this fall before its gone again!
Visit the museum’s amazing Sea Lab, where beautiful coral reefs and the creatures that live there can be seen up close. Touch a starfish or a sea urchin or have a cleaner shrimp nibble at your nails. Also growing in the Sea Lab are mangroves, corals, hydroponic vegetables and aquaponically grown fish.
Prepare to be blown away by this new exhibition! Climb inside the cockpit of a real P-3 Hurricane Hunter airplane, construct a house and test its strength against a storm, and see remarkable film and artifacts from the most deadly storm to affect our community in recent history, Hurricane Andrew.
Water, Wind, and Weather: Miami in a Changing Climate
This state-of-the-art digital exhibit puts you in control of a 4-foot globe to see Earth like never before. Stunning animations of hurricanes, Earth at night, global air traffic, and many others show how Earth’s climate works, how humans are impacting it, and what the consequences might be. What’s more, you'll be able to work with your family and friends to explore how these global scenarios are playing out right here in Miami!
Where can you find nano? What happens when things get smaller?, What’s new about nano and what does nano mean for us? Families can investigate nanoscale science, engineering and technology at Nano, a new hands-on exhibit that presents the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduces some real world applications, and explores the societal and ethical implications of this new technology. Its small but its cool!
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Energy Tracker is an interconnected trail of hands-on activities that explore everything from basic energy principles to the future of renewable energy. Visitors see real experimental air and solar-powered cars, they can pedal a bike, turn a crank or dump gallons of water to generate power, they can test a windmill and they can see the own thermal energy portrait.
What’s the most efficient way to move things from one place to another? At Moving Things, visitors will test their own brain vs. brawn in this fun hands-on exhibition focused on how things move from place to place - sometimes easily - sometimes with great effort.... but always full of surprises.