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When “Science on a Sphere” was unveiled at the South Florida Science Museum on Feb. 2, guests felt as if they stepped into a classroom with Leroy Jetson — straight out of the futuristic cartoon about his space-age family. Developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, “Science on a Sphere” is a 6-foot suspended globe displaying animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, ocean temperature, animal migration patterns and more.
The South Florida Science Museum will heighten its “wow factor” when its expansion is complete later next year, thanks to a generous gift from the Quantum Foundation. According to Lew Crampton, South Florida Science Museum CEO, the Museum received a $240,000 grant from Quantum Foundation to support its Science on a Sphere exhibit – targeted to be part of the Museum expansion scheduled to open in early 2014.
Families looking to get the most out of their summer fun funds can find a bargain with the new Dual Discovery Pass. Launching today at the South Florida Science Museum and the Palm Beach Zoo, the Dual Discovery Pass offers Palm Beach County residents a 30 percent savings on entry prices to the two attractions when purchased together as one ticket. Out-of-county guests receive a 20 percent savings when purchasing a dual pass.
MICHAEL JACKSON MANIA AT SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM New laser concert schedule kicks off with costume contest for all! (West Palm Beach) – Attention all Michael Jackson fans…the South Florida Science Museum is unveiling its newest laser concerts, Michael Jackson: Laser Spectacular! The laser show will open Saturday, June 9th with showing at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the South Florida Science Museum’s Marvin Dekelboum Planetarium.