There are so many wonderful events to ENJOY at The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science this winter!
The Frost Museum of Science is a wonderful museum for people of all ages. This four acre, 250,000 square foot museum offers endless learning and entertainment. The stunning three level aquarium will have you peering into an underwater oasis of South Florida’s aquatic ecosystems. The Frost Planetarium uses 16-million-color 8k projection, surround sound and a vast dome to take you on an adventure through outer space. The North and West wings offer interactive and engaging permanent and temporary exhibits featuring a variety of topics such as health, outer space, flight, eco-systems, and more!
November 2 – December 2
Enrich your school curriculum through Frost Science’s new four-week long afterschool science session, designed for children ages 5-9. Each after school session is four-weeks in duration with lessons occurring on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. During After School: Chemistry, young learners will be exploring chemical reactions and matter, where they’ll convert shaving cream into slime and create plastic from milk. They’ll also investigate explosive volcanos then apply that knowledge to make pop rocket art that they can take home. Along the way they’ll learn about atoms and molecules, states of matter, and of course the importance of proper lab safety equipment to keep their messiest experiments safe.
Mini-Me Science: Autumn Leaves
Mini-Me Science is a monthly program at Frost Science designed for you and your little one (children ages two to five) to share experiences that engage the senses while promoting exploration and discovery through hands-on activities that are specifically designed for early learners. During our Autumn Leaves session, you and your little one will fall for this hands-on exploration of trees and leaves. Young naturalists will get the chance to identify what trees need for survival and then conduct experiments on leaf capillary action to create take-home art projects. Mini-Me Science sessions last approximately 60 minutes, with a 30-minute hands-on activity followed by a 30-minute guided museum exploration in one of our exhibitions.
Mini-Me Science: Igloo Engineering
Mini-Me Science is a monthly program at Frost Science designed for you and your little one (children ages two to five) to share experiences that engage the senses while promoting exploration and discovery through hands-on activities that are specifically designed for early learners. Cold weather is snow problem for animals living in the coldest places on Earth. You and your budding engineer will explore adaptations for staying warm then work together to build and test habitats in our eco-igloo design challenge. Mini-Me Science sessions last approximately 60 minutes, with a 30-minute hands-on activity followed by a 30-minute guided museum exploration in one of our exhibitions.
December 20 – 30
Winter Break from school is the perfect time to chill out with science! Have your little ones join Frost Science for two four-day camps and start their new year with some amazing experiments, discoveries, and investigations, all while creating friendships.
Star Light, Star Bright
December 20 – 23
It’s the darkest week of the year – why not spend it gaining a new appreciation for the night sky? In this Star Light, Star Bright camp, young scientists will follow the lifecycle of a star and use spectroscopy to see the sun in a new light. After exploring the planetarium, they’ll get a chance to build their own telescope and try to navigate by the stars. Finally, they’ll learn the history behind constellations and build their own constellation to take home. What can we say except it’s stellar?
Science of You
December 27 – 30
During the second week of the Science of You Winter Camp, campers will dissect – literally – the mysteries of the human body, as they uncover secrets of the skeletal system, analyze brain chemistry, and perform experiments with DNA. As they’re more than the sum of their parts, they’ll also explore the science of emotions and the evolution of human behavior. The experience culminates with a visit to our special exhibit, Skin, where they will use their knowledge to explore ideas about human anatomy that are more than skin deep.
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