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August 2014

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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.)

Later in the evening, check out Miami Science 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 Pink Floyd
10:00pm Led Zeppelin
11:00pm Bob Marley
Midnight Radiohead




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


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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.

This Sunday's participating fellows include:
Katinka Bellomo - University of Miami, RSMAS
Katinka’s research focuses on the role of clouds on Earth's climate. Learn more and experiment to create a cloud in a bottle.

Kimberly Chamales - University of Miami, RSMAS
Kim studies how rainfall on the Earth has changed over the past 100,000 years from changes in the Earth's orbit around the Sun. Explore how temperature and rainfall patterns change with a fun mini Earth and some surprises.

Meredith Jennings - University of Miami, RSMAS
Meredith’s research focuses on better understanding the carbon cycle in the ocean. Create your own carbon particle and test your skill at sinking to the bottom of the ocean.

Theresa Strazisar - FAU
Theresa is studying a species of seagrass called wigeongrass in the southern Everglades, where she goes out into the field to take measurements of this important ecological feature. Become the scientist and make predictions on how much wigeongrass will grow at multiple sites, then see if you got it right with real measurements.

Richard Zuech - FAU
Rich works on finding solutions to make the Internet safer for all users by data mining through the mountains of computer data to find the weaknesses in the security. Learn how to "speak" binary and stop the "bad guys" (hackers).


Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: 305.646.4200


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Tech PM Session 2/Week 4: Studio Remix
Kids can let their imaginations soar this summer, as the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science launches its new Tech PM fun-filled, weeklong afternoon workshops focusing on technology. The workshops are open to children entering third through eighth grades in the fall. No experience is necessary for the innovative workshops, which are designed to encourage project-based learning and 21st century skills.

From August 4th-8th, the workshop theme is Studio Remix. Become the newest music or radio personality. Remix your favorite song in our recording studio. Create new songs with your friends, then use Garage Band to mix tracks and beats and burn your masterpiece to a CD. Work as a team to create a radio show with a catchy jingle, sound effects, and a star of the show.

All Tech PM workshops will take place Monday–Friday from 4–6 p.m.

Time: 4pm-6pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: tech-pm-session-2week-4-studio-remix-1159.PDF

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Summer Camp Session 8
The Museum's 49th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, robotics, engineering, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.


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

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-8-1165.PDF

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MUVE Volunteer Day
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is home to a participatory habitat restoration project called MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment). MUVE reflects the mission of our Museum which is to engage visitors through exciting encounters with science and nature, inspire in-depth learning, and connect visitors with opportunities to take action in ways that are good for them, the environment, and our overall community.

Sign up to get involved and volunteer with MUVE at https://muvemiami.wufoo.com/forms/get-involved/.


Time: 8am - 12pm
Location: Virginia Key North Point
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305.646.4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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MUVE Volunteer Day
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is home to a participatory habitat restoration project called MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment). MUVE reflects the mission of our Museum which is to engage visitors through exciting encounters with science and nature, inspire in-depth learning, and connect visitors with opportunities to take action in ways that are good for them, the environment, and our overall community.

Sign up to get involved and volunteer with MUVE at https://muvemiami.wufoo.com/forms/get-involved/.

Time: 8am - 12pm
Location: Virginia Key North Point
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305.646.4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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