Miami Science Museum free workshop for Spanish-speaking families

Miami Science Museum is offering Tripod +, a series of 10 free, monthly hands-on science workshops for Spanish-speaking families. The programs, available to up to 30 people per session, are open to families with children in grades three through six. Pre-registration is required.

All programs take place from 1-3 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration for all Tripod + is required at With any questions, contact Tony Puig at 305-646-4286 or

Miami Science Museum, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, 33129.

March 23, 2013

  • Problem Solving Out Of The Bag – Investigate how to use simple building materials to make structures that can withstand a simulated earthquake.
  • Strawmendous – Investigate how to use simple building materials to make a skyscraper.

April 6, 2013

  • Watch Your Back – Explore the predator/prey relationship found in food chains.
  • Ecosystem On A String – Explore the interaction between living and non-living things by constructing a small-scale ecosystem.

May 11, 2013

  • Breath Of Fresh Air – Explore what kinds of large particles can be found in air.
  • Good Vibrations – Explore the properties of sound as it vibrates and passes through various types of matter.

June 8, 2013

  • Amazing Skydivers – Build and test a parachute to explore air resistance and force produced by the weight of an object.
  • Soaring Rockets – Explore the properties of air by building and launching a simple rocket.
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