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The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science opening this month features a 500,000 gallon suspended aquarium with sharks and rays among its many attractions.  Interactive exhibits focus on Florida’s ecosystem and endangered species. Visit the museum’s website at www.frostscience.org, or read more at The New York Times online article  Long-Awaited Miami Science Museum Comes to Life – The New York Times .

Remake Learning Days showcases Pittsburgh’s innovative education movement with 300 events. For seven days in May, Pittsburgh will be the showcase of cutting-edge education in and beyond the classroom. A first-of-its-kind, region-wide open house, Remake Learning Days spans nearly 300 events taking place all across the region—from libraries and laboratories to schools and startups to radio stations and gardens—all united to spotlight local innovations in learning and teaching. Source: Remake Learning Days: 300+ events showcasing Pittsburgh’s innovation in education – NEXTpittsburgh

As climate change disrupts our environment, our memories of the Earth may only live in our imaginations—something that a coalition of scientists and activists are hoping to prevent. The Climate Museum in New York City is due to open its doors in 2020. Read more and listen to an audio interview at The Museum of the Future Looks to Heal the Planet Source: The Museum of the Future Looks to Heal the Planet – The Takeaway

The Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60637Main: (773) 684-1414 TTY: (773) 753-1351   Regular Museum Hours Daily: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas.   Center for the Advancement of Science Education We excite students, empower teachers and engage the community with innovative programs. Programs Wanger Family Fab LabDream up, design and make almost anything you can imagine using cutting-edge software and equipment in our small-scale workshop. Learn More » Black CreativityThis annual program provides thousands of students and their families with culturally relevant science…

The Learning Technologies Center is an applied educational research and development center of the Science Museum of Minnesota. Through our work LTC has developed an engineering-design continuum to support our mission: Play » Tinker » Make » Engineer » This continuum is supported by a pedagogical approach to develop resources and environments that support the facilitation of inquiry moving into design experiences for learners Inquiry » Design » Engineering Design Source: Science Museum of Minnesota

DESIGN.MAKE.PLAY New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology, gaming and play affect how we learn. Source: NYSCI

The Lawrence Hall of Science develops and researches learning experiences for use in informal education programs, afterschool programs, and formal K-12 classrooms. Monica Mayer is a science education specialist with the Hall and Director of Ingenuity Programs. Monica is in charge of the makerspace at the Hall. The makerspace runs on a schedule similar to The Mix at the Science Museum of Virginia with weekend hours. The space used is a classroom during the week converted to makerspace for the weekends. The Ingenuity Lab is a museum program where visitors of all ages solve real world engineering design challenges. Visitors…