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201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Category: Education

2018 Paleontological Expeditions for Educators Nebraska Badlands June 7-14, 2018 July 12-19, 2018 Mandatory Orientation/Training Session (Choose 1) Saturday April 21, 9-12:30 Saturday May 5, 9-12:30  This year, the Toomey Foundation for the Natural Sciences and the South Florida Museum are offering educators two opportunities to participate in educational/scientific expeditions to find and study Oligocene fossils in the Nebraska Badlands. As part of the expedition team, you will scout for, find, [...]

For kids entering 2nd through 5th grades in the 2018-2019 school year: Explore animals, rocks, insects, and more at the South Florida Museum! Let science be your guide as your universe expands each week with a new theme. Camps take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except for the July 4th shortened week) beginning the week of June 11th, 2018. Camps are held at the South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium, 201 10th St. West, in downtown Bradenton, FL 34205. Camp Fees: Museum M [...]

Museum Expansion Hailed as Important for Kids, Important for Bradenton, Important for the Region On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, the South Florida Museum ushered in a new era of science education when officials broke ground for an expansion that will bring new innovative programs and spaces to the community's largest cultural attraction. "Today we are officially breaking ground on the Museum's North Education Center, a major leap forward in the Museum's evolution, positioning us to expand the reac [...]

Did you know that most students lose up to two months of grade-level equivalency in math skills over the summer months? That low-income students can lose more than two months in reading achievements while their higher-income peers are making slight gains? Each year, the South Florida Museum provides a vital natural science learning environment for more than 11,000 school children from 11 Florida counties as a complement to their classroom activities. But the Museum is also committed to supportin [...]